Ruth Miller

Ruth's memories

Ruth as a nurseRuth's memories

Alice Hatter

Alice's memories

Alice in a pramAlice's memories

Daniel Lovell

Daniel's memories

Daniel's birth FatherDaniel's memories

Helen Sharland

Helen's memories

Helen's schoolHelen's memories

John Darrell

John's memories

John's birth MotherJohn's memories

John Thurston

John's memories

John's search for birth familiesJohn's memories

Ted Mitson

Ted's memories

Ted MitsonTed's memories

Phyllis Bailey

Phyllis's memories

Phyllis in her gardenPhyllis's memories

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Listen to memories of separation, schooling, love, loss and rediscovery from people who grew up in the care of the Foundling Hospital between 1912 and 1954. View films on daily routines in the institution and individuals' life stories. Find out more about the history of the Foundling Hospital and the Foundling Voices oral history project.

Daniel

Visiting day

My foster mother got me ready and the orphanage just come round with the bus...

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Alice as a baby

Such a lovely pram

We have... little bonnets..., which... my foster... parents' daughter used to make...

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