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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 83


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The Newport Market Refuge and Industrial School is removed from Long Acre to Coburg Row, Westminster, where new buildings have been erected at a cost of £8,000, to accommodate 100 boys in the Industrial School and to provide a night shelter for thirty men and thirty women.

A meeting of Officers of Institutions connected with the Reformatory and Refuge Union, was held at the Stockwell Orphanage, on Thursday, the 11th of December, and a paper on "Technical Education" was read by Mr. Bowden.

The Boys' Refuge having been closed the Committee have presented a cheque for £250 to Mr. Langford who was for 14 years the Superintendent.

The premises acquired by the London Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, at 7, Harpur Street, Red Lion Square, were opened by the Lord Mayor as the Central Shelter and Office of the Society on October 27th. The Baroness Burdett Coutts, Lady George Hamilton, Lord Shaftesbury, and other influential promoters were present.

The National Industrial Home for Crippled Boys was awarded a Bronze Medal at the Health Exhibition.

The East London Industrial School is removed to Lewisham.

Mr. and Mrs. Macpherson, of the Boys' Reformatory, Inverness, have been appointed Superintendent and Matron of the Boys' Certified Industrial School, Stockport.

The Christmas Festival Meeting of the Children's Home was held at Exeter Hall, on Tuesday, December 23rd, and was largely attended.

The New Buildings of the Boys' Home, Regent's Park, are to be opened on the 6th of January. There will be special services in the Chapel in the morning and afternoon, and an entertainment in the New School-room in the evening.

No. cli.—January, 1885.