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159 (185), Rock End, Histon Road

History of Rock End

It was also known as 185 Histon Road


Dr Barnardo’s Training Home opened. It originally accommodated seven girls. It was a ‘Preventative and Training Home’ for older girls.


Margaret A Jeffrey, 28, superintendent Dr Barnardo’s home, b London

Lily Knight, assistant matron, 23, b Kent

Clara Howlet, assistant matron, 29, b Norfolk

Alice Delves, 21, laundress, b London

Kate de Pellitt, 19, sewing maid, b Lancs

Emily Couch, 17, inmate, b London Blackfriars

May Taylor, 17, inmate, b Yarmouth Norfolk

Laura Pugh, 18, inmate, b Culmington Salop

Clara Elderton, 17, inmate, b Portsmouth Hants

Elizabeth Whisker, 16, inmate, b Scarborough Yorks

Florence Hodgeson, 19, inmate, b Scarborough Yors, feeble-minded

Rose Ingram, 17, inmate, b Quainton Bucks

Emily Reia, 15, inmate, b Saffron Walden Essex

Annie Brooks, 15, inmate, b Glass Houghton Yorks

Sarah May, 15, inmate, b Dimchurch Kent

Clara Hughes, 14, inmate, b Newhall Staffs

Florence Green, 17, inmate, b Banbury Oxford, feeble-minded

Sarah Little, 16, inmate, b Ireland

Lily Guest, 14, inmate, b Birmingham

Sarah Wildman, 14, inmate, b Burton Staffs

Rose Stevens, 14, inmate, b Newhaven Sussex

Elsie Goves, 15, inmate, b Stoborough Dorset

Mary Perry, 16, inmate, b Coleford Gloucs

Ellen Beamant, 15, inmate, b Bermondsey London

Jane Crow, 15, inmate, b Gateshead Durham

Frances Moore, 18, inmate, b Devonport Devon

Mary A Lambourne, 15, inmate, b Birmingham

1913: Rock End

Dr Barnardo’s Girls’ Training Home, Rock End

Miss Annie Lewis, superintendent


not listed

1962: (159)

Albert E Butler

Moore’s (Cambridge) Ltd precision engineers


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