Copeley Hill Hostel



Copeley Hill, Erdington, Birmingham


Open: 1935

Closed: 1968

Type of home: Working boys' home

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A working children's home was intended to be a step towards independent living. Once a child had left home they would move into a working children's home, usually for around two years. They would be helped to get a job and would contribute towards their board and lodging.







Case files:  Please contact:

Corporate Information Governance Team

Birmingham City Council

3rd Floor, Lancaster Circus, Queensway
Birmingham, B4 7AB

Phone: 0121 303 4876


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Historic Records: Birmingham Archives, Library of Birmingham




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