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29 October 2012

1874 – Seaman’s Orphanage, Newsham Park, Liverpool

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse The Liverpool Seamen’s Orphan Institution was established in order to provide care and education for the many Liverpool children who lost families at sea. In 1870 Liverpool City Council donated...

04 September 2012

1868 – St. Michael’s Orphanage for Girls, Bletchingley, Sussex

Architect: Edward Welby Pugin Constructed through the generosity of the Dowager Duchess of Leeds between 1865-68; the location was originally known as Bletchingley Farm, and intended for 120 girls. It later became St...

13 December 2011

1856 – Protestant Orphan Society Hall, Limerick

Architect: William Fogerty Published in The Builder, January 19, 1856. Two storey collegiate gothic orphanage now converted into offices. Original windows have been replaced with ugly uPVC versions.

26 January 2011

1875 – Walrond Memorial Smack Boys Home & Fishermans Institute , Great Yarmouth, Suffolk

Architect: J.T. Bottle The Walrond Memorial Smack Boys’ Home and Fishermen’s Institute, on the Ballast quay, was erected in 1875: it contains all the necessary appliances for securing the comfort and accommodation of...

21 October 2010

1886 – Working Boy’s Home, Deritend, Birmingham

Architect: E.J. Yates Designed for for the Rev. A. Clifton Mogg,and published in The Architect, December 30th 1887.

15 June 2010

1886 – Home for Waifs & Strays, Meanwood, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Chorley & Cannon Perspective view published in The Building News, October 8th 1886.

23 February 2010

1887 – Children’s Home, Limpsfield, Surrey

Architect: John Norton “THE opening of the Society’s new Church Missionaries’ Children’s Home at Limpsfield, in Surrey, took place on July 20th, after the August Gleaner had gone to press. We now give...

09 December 2009

1886 – The Princess Alice Orphanage, Oscott, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Architect: J.L. Ball Perspective view of the Administrative Buildings. Published in The Building News March 19th 1886.

16 October 2009

1862 – Asylum of Merchant Seamen’s Orphans, Snaresbrook, London

Architect: George Somers Clarke From The Building News, October 31, 1862: The Asylum of the Merchant Seamen’s Orphans is an institution founded for the support and education of the children of deceased and...

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