John
Passmore
Edwards
1823-1911

Home for Crippled Children, Bournemouth

Bust of John Passmore Edwards

Victoria Home, Alum Chine, Bournemouth

1898

One of almost 200 homes founded by the Ragged School Union, the Holiday Home for Crippled Children at Bournemouth was funded by Passmore Edwards to accomodate 20 children.

 

The Bournemouth Cripples' Home. Original drawing from  " Passmore Edwards Institutions, Founding and Opening Ceremonies" by J J MacDonald, published in 1900 by The Strand Newspaper Company Ltd.
Frederick Warman. No other details yet known
There was no formal ceremony
History of the Victoria Home
The original Home was demolished in the 1960's but the school continues in alternative premises
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Acknowledgement of contributions and  copyright
© Dean Evans 2003
July 16, 2005
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