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In 1870, Thomas Barnardo opened his first home for boys in Stepney Causeway. He regularly went out at night into the slum district to find destitute boys. One evening, an 11-
Barnardo later opened the Girls' Village Home in Barkingside, a collection of cottages around a green, which housed 1,500 girls.
Barnardo’s ran hundreds of children’s homes across the UK from Thomas Barnardo’s day until the 1970’s. They don’t run orphanages and children’s homes anymore.
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