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Female Servants' Home Society

Female Servants' Home Society, 11, Poultry, E.C., established 1836, for the encouragement of faithful servants. 7,000 have been lodged at the Home when out of place, and 37,000 registered for situations free of expense. Many, by a short residence in one of these Homes, have been restored to health, or have been furnished with admission to hospitals; many have also received temporal assistance and spiritual consolation. 1s. 6d. per week is charged for lodging,—fire and candles free. Rewards are given to servants who keep their places two years. A Servants' Tea Meeting is held every year, when the rewards are given. Last year, 24 servants were presented with bibles, 6 with engraved testimonials for five years service, and 4 with medals for 9 years.

The average income is 500.

Homes:—21, Nutford Place, Edgware Road, W. Matron, Mrs How.—110, Hatton Gardens, E. C. Matron, Mrs Peake.—88, Blackfriars Road, S. Matron, Mrs Garrend.—4, Woodland Terrace, Greenwich, S.E. Matron Mrs. Beaumont.

Treasurer, R. C. L. Bevan. Esq.—Hon. Secretary, Mr. Daniel Cooper.

SOURCE: The Charities of London, by Samuel Low, Jun., London: Sampson Low, Son,
and Marston, Milton House, Ludgate Hill. 1861.