Living in children's homes

Scope and Content

Material collected by Mrs Elizabeth Atkinson for a project as part of her Diploma in Policy Studies at the Co-operative College, Stanford Hall, Loughborough during the late 1980s. Includes working notes, modem annotated photo of Blue Coat School, York football team 1930-31. The principal interest of this material is the tapes of interviews with residents, as follows:
Blue Coat School York: Mr W.Galtress, entered 1903, Mr Burnett, entered 1911, Mr Bonney, entered 1914, Mr J.P.Pexton, entered 1915, Mr R.Brown, entered 1916, Mr Robinson, entered 1922, Messrs Botterill, entered 1922, Mr Redpath, entered 1929, Mr Precious, entered 1936.
Grey Coat School, York: Mrs Stier, entered 1914, Mrs P , entered 1940s.
St Hilda's, York: Mrs R-, entered 1909
Miss Raimes Training Home, York: Mrs Marsden, entered 1916.
Clayton Hospital and Receiving Home, Bradford: Mr Nolan, entered 1925.
Foundling Hospital, Birkhamstead, Surrey: Mrs Carr, entered 1929.

Related Material

The archives of the Blue and Grey Coat Schools, York, are also deposited at the Borthwick Institute.

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