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Training Schools for Girls
taken out of Workhouses

Training Schools for Girls taken out of Workhouses, Brockham, near Reigate, in Surrey. Instituted as a training school for orphan girls of thirteen to sixteen, taken out of workhouses, with the object of preparing them for service, and finding for them suitable places. A home is also provided for the girls, in case of sickness, or of their being out of place, should the reasons for their leaving be satisfactory. Ten pounds a year will be required for each child, until the funds shall increase sufficiently to take them for less. Several ladies in the neighbourhood allow the girls to attend at their houses, in order to learn household work and assist in the kitchen.

Subscriptions and Donations are received by the Rev Henry Gosse, Redhill, Surrey; Hon. Mrs. Way, Wonham Manor, Reigate; Mrs. Beaumont, Buckland Court, Reigate; Mrs. Forman, Betchworth, Reigate.

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