Children’s Country Holiday Fund

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Children’s Country Holiday Fund

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This image shows children about to go away with the Children’s Country Holiday Fund. The CCHF was set up in 1884 to provide “Fresh air for ailing London children” (Annual Report 1884). It provided city children with breaks in the countryside, enjoying fresh air and freedom. The fund grew out of experiments conducted by the Barnetts, particularly Henrietta, and from 1903 involved R.H Tawney. It operated from Toynbee Hall for many years and is now based in West Sussex renamed CCHF, All About Kids.