Correspondence of the Foundling Hospital Inspectors in Berkshire, 1757-1768 (Berkshire Record Society Volume 1)


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This volume contains over 500 letters from Berkshire inspectors, locally recruited men and women who supervised the placement of foundling children in the county under the auspices of the Hospital governors. The letters give a remarkable and vivid account of the personal stories of the children and of the families that took them in. NOTE that this volume is now out of print and no longer available from the shop; but it is available online from the publishers, the Berkshire Record Society

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Weight 780 g
Dimensions 180 × 260 mm