The Children’s Orphanage

CP OU 001 LSWR Railway Servants OrphanageAs part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Canadian Pacific Project, we are researching and exploring the social history of the railway covering a wide range of topics. The following link provides a fascinating insight into the Southern Railway Orphanage at Woking.  That’s right, there’s more to railways than trains!

http://preservation.watercressline.co.uk/blog/entry/the-childrens-orphanage

Photographs provided by Roy Smith and the Bishopstoke History Society to support the Canadian Pacific Project – click here to donate.

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