Calvert Orphans' Home



Calvert Orphans' Home at Holly Hall, Lower Slack, Warley housed the orphans who worked at I. & I. Calvert.

In 1891, the Home was managed by John Rushworth (orphan manager), and his wife Jane (matron)


Those listed here [1891] included

  • Elizabeth M. Gowan [b 1878]
  • Jane A. Hemmins [b 1876]
  • Ellen Hughes [b 1876]
  • Maria Hutton [b 1878]
  • Margaret Lowrey [b 1877]
  • Margaret Marsh [b 1877]
  • Mary Millington [b 1877]
  • Margaret Pollock [b 1877]
  • Annie Pollock [b 1880]
  • Margaret Rimmer [b 1876]
  • Sarah Shaw [b 1876]
  • Louisa Sutherland [b 1876]
  • Martha Williams [b 1877]
 

These girls were all born in Liverpool, and all were worsted spinners at Calvert's mill




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