These are the records of The Nest Children's Home, 1902-1932.
This collection comprises two Children's History Books which contain details of individual residents at The Nest. Residents were female (with one exception) and aged 1 month-17 years upon admission. Information is registered in two sections: admissions ('History') and exit ('Career after leaving the home').
Admission categories include home no; name; age; where born; manner of application; where from; date; cause of application; name and address of parent(s); payment; personal appearance. The admissions section also comprises 'Further Particulars' and details regarding 'History and Progress while in the Home'.
Exit categories include where sent; conduct in home; amount due for Outfit; personal appearance; state of health. This section also includes dates and details of further communication between the resident and the home and further contributions to Out-of-Love Fund.
The records are arranged as follows:
TN/1: Children's History Book, 1902-1926
TN/2: Children's History Book, 1913-1932