Reference HLG 900/53
Title Government Evacuation Scheme. Handicapped Classes. Mentally and physically defective children
Government Department Ministry of Health
Themes Evacuation
Subthemes Reception and billeting, Health and welfare, Evacuation scheme
Document Types Official Correspondence
Civil Defence Regions Region 2: North Eastern (Leeds HQ), Region 10: North Western (Manchester HQ)
Locations Barrowford, Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, Yorkshire
Organisations Ministry of Health


A file of government correspondence relating to billeting arrangements for mentally and physically disabled children from special schools in Bradford in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Subjects covered in the file include the transfer of three schools to Grove House in Barrowford, Nelson due to the large space available there, which is being adapted for the children; and the costs of the transfer, which are to be covered by the Ministry of Health. Documents in the file include a list of the schools that will be transferred, and the addresses of the available housing in the reception areas.


accommodation, administration, billeting, blindness, children, deafness, disability, evacuable areas, evacuation, evacuees, finance, housing, local authorities, mental health, reception areas, schools, special schools

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