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.

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

Cabmen's Shelters erected by the committee of the Cabmens Shelter Fund, with the hours each shelter is open

Archer-street,Westborne-grove, 12 noon to 2 am.
Clapham-common, 11 a.m. to 11 pm.
Eaton-square, 11 a.m to 11 p.m
Great Western Railway, Paddington, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Hampstead, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Harrow-road, 10 a.m, to 10 pm.
High Holborn, day and night.
Kensington, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Kensington-park-road, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Knightsbridge, day and night.
Ladbroke-grove-road, Notting Hill, 11 am, to 11 p.m.
Maida Vale, 10 am. to 10 p.m.
Palace-yard, 10 a.m. to 10 pm., and day and night during sessions of Parliament.
Park-road, Regent's-park, day and night.
Piccadilly (opposite Half-Moon-street), day and night.
Pickering-place, Bayswater, 10 am, to 10 p.m.
Pont-street, Belgrave.square, 10 am, to 10 p.m.
St. Clement Danes, day and night.
South Kensington, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Vauxhall Station, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Waterloo Station, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

source: Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879