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

No love at all

Audio Transcript

You missed out cuddles and kisses, you had no love at all.  You were just brought up nicely, and that was that, but I suppose that that does affect you, you get a cold feeling in there, and you think to yourself, well, you have got nothing to give, because nobody has given to you, what you would like, you know, cuddles, naturally, when you're young.