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Industrial Home for Young Woman

Industrial Home for Young Woman, 22, New Ormond St. Established 1861, receives girls of fifteen to twenty-five, either taken from, or about to enter, workhouses, in order to train them for service, at home or in the colonies, by teaching them the duties of household work as well as needlework. The advantages of reformatory discipline are added to useful and religious training in a greater degree than is attempted in workhouses. The present small number of inmates may, as it is hoped, be shortly increased to thirty or forty. Washing is done by the inmates in an excellent laundry, and families are requested to help the home by supplying this remunerative employment. Persons may recommend inmates for the home, paying 10 a year or 4s. Weekly.

Lady Superintendent, Miss L. Twining.—Visitor, Rev A. W. Thorold.—Matron, Mrs. Lawrence.

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