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Establishment for Gentlewoman during Temporary Illness

Establishment for Gentlewoman during Temporary Illness, No. 1, Upper Harley St., opened March 15th, 1850, to afford a home in illness to gentlewoman of moderate means—the wives, daughters, and relations of clergymen, naval, military, and professional men, and to governesses and artists. Weekly charge for board, lodging, medical attendance and medicine, 21s.; or in rooms adapted for 3 or 4, 14s. Invalids may obtain forms of admission from the lady superintendent. No letter from a subscriber is necessary, but two letters of introduction from persons to whom the applicant is known.

Income about 1,746.

Hon. Chaplain, Rev. W. Cadman.—Treasurer, Edward Marjoribanks, jun., Esq.—Hon. Secretary, the Hon. William Spring Rice.—Collector, Mr Bowles, 14, Princes Street, Westminster.


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