Victorian London - Charities - Cabmen's Shelters Fund

CABMEN'S SHELTERS FUND, 19, Buckingham-st, Strand - To supply cabmen with shelters within a radius of six  miles from Charing + in which they can have protection from wind and rain, snow and frost in winter and sun in summer whilst waiting on the rank for a customer. These shelters have an attendant and refreshments are supplied at moderate prices. There are 47 of them in use, and this fund provides often through special donor, the shelter itself and the expenses connected with it, and consequently appeal to the public for donations and annual subscriptions. Full particulars can be obtained of the Secretary at above address.

Charles Dickens Jr. et al, Dickens Dictionary of London, c.1908 edition
(no date; based on internal evidence)

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