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Sheffield Boys Working Home, 82 Broomspring Lane

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Ref No:q00003
Title:Sheffield Boys Working Home, 82 Broomspring Lane
Date Period:1851-1899

Detail from Ordnance Survey Map, sheet no. Yorkshire 294-7-24-3.

Sheffield Red Book, 1912 (page 207): The Sheffield Boy's Working Home was founded in 1881 to provide a home for boys in a state of physical or moral destitution, the relief of mothers of fatherless children; and to afford a measure of education and give the boys an opportunity of earning an honest livelihood … there is accommodation in the home for 40 boys … there is no workhouse atmosphere about the place, and boys are allowed to visit their friends on Sundays .. the home is supported by subscriptions, and by the earnings of the boys …

Upper left is St. Andrew's Presbyterian, Hanover Street. Bottom left is Hanover United Methodist Free Church, corner of Upper Hanover Street and Broomspring Lane.

Scale 10.56 feet : 1 mile [1:500].

Original at Sheffield City Archives.