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Plaque: Girls Friendly Society hostel

Erection date: 25/2/1913

Inscription

This stone was laid by Mrs Chaloner Chute, Central President of the G.F.S., 25th February 1913.

This foundation stone is behind railings, hence the squew-whiff photo.

Site: Girls Friendly Society hostel (1 memorial)

SW1, Francis Street, 29

The plaque is just to the left of the entrance to what is now a St Mungo's building.  Designed by R. S. Ayling this 1913 hostel housed about 80 respectable working women and the offices of the London Diocesan Girls Friendly Society.  The carvings either side of the stone door case, by H. C. Fehr, include some friendly girls' faces.

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Girls Friendly Society

From English Heritage: "... founded in 1875 by Mary Townsend as an Anglican o...

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Eleanor Jane Chute

Born as Eleanor Jane Portal in Oakley, Hampshire.  Married Chaloner William C...

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