MAB Remand Homes for Youth Offenders

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Up until 1910, the MAB managed London's Remand Homes for young people awaiting trial or sentencing.

The premises used by the MAB for this purpose included:

AddressDate of OpeningAccommodation
70-74 Pentonville Road, Islington N1January 1st, 190240 boys, 15 girls
203-205 Harrow Road, Westbourne Green W2January 1st, 190245 boys
36-38 Camberwell Green, Camberwell Green SE5January 1st, 190240 boys, 10 girls

On April 1st, 1910, management of the homes was taken over by the London County Council.


  • Ayers, Gwendoline, M. (1971) England's First State Hospitals and the Metropolitan Asylums Board (Wellcome Institute of the History of Medicine, London).
  • Powell, Sir Allan (1930) The Metropolitan Asylums Board and its Work, 1867-1930. (MAB, London)


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