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Ref: 1529
Title: A typical day
Date: Around 1910
Location: St Agnes' Home For Girls, Croydon
Creator: Unknown

Older girls were usually trained in sewing, housework and cooking so they could become easily employed on leaving the Society's care. When Queen Mary visited this Home, she was so impressed with the girls' hard work she sent them Prince Henry's birthday cake as a treat!

Rights: © The Children's Society

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