The Dorset Home: An Outline

The Dorset Home, 32 West Street.

Image: Poole Museum. http://www.poolehistory.org.uk/node/316205

In 1865 the Dorset Penitentiary closed its doors in Blandford and moved to Poole. Once there it reopened as the Dorset Home. In December 1865 the Home’s committee announced its opening in the Poole and Dorset Herald, stating that it was ready for: ‘…receiving young […]

Dorset Marginalia

The Dorset Home: An Outline — Dorset Marginalia

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