|Annie Shaw on left|
Along with Miss Naylor, the two house parents cared for the girls in the home for more than 25 years.
“Miss Ashcroft I must say, she was very good, and she was a cultured person as well. I think that’s one of the good things they did bring, was to get us to become a Christian. I definitely think that helped a great deal". - Shaw Home resident, 1940s.
“Mother was very caring” – Shaw Home resident, 1950s.
|Hayes Shaw Home, 1950s|
All the women that worked in the homes brought hard work, care and passion to those children they were responsible for. Without them the charity would not be here today to continue its work.