Alice

Alice was born in July 1938 and went to the Foundling Hospital School in Berkhamsted in 1943. She went to live with her birth mother on leaving school, although the relationship turned out to be a difficult one. She is married with two children and five grandchildren and lives in St. Albans.

Alice
Alice

They did kit you out

Audio Transcript

We went into London, and bought clothes and this funny hat I bought, I shall never forget it now.  Pale blue coat, and this sort of... mustard coloured case, it was like one of these cardboard things you had, and I thought it was, you know, quite important, I got all these clothes, so they did kit you out, rather than sending you out with your school uniform.