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Offline CassieP

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« on: Monday 11 October 21 10:45 BST (UK) »

Hi - please would anyone know why two children who lived in Great Yarmouth might be sent to a Roman Catholic orphanage 200 miles away in Leeds?  This was in 1900 after their mother died, and presumably their father was unable to support them.  As far as I know, they had no connection to Leeds.  I would have thought there would have been an orphanage closer to where they lived?  With many thanks for any thoughts on this.