Helen

Helen was born on 14 April 1912.  She went to the Foundling Hospital at its original site in Bloomsbury and moved with the school to Redhill shortly before leaving to work in domestic service.  Since retiring, she has travelled the world and now lives with a friend in London.

Helen
Helen

Sex

Audio Transcript

And we never learned anything about sex. Never lear-- mentioned the word.  So we were as innocent as we went in, and we came out.  So we could have gone wrong, which was wrong then, because that's what we were in there for in the first place, so they should have taught us something, but they didn't.