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Blog From 1763 mothers had to 'petition’ by writing a letter to the Governors. Find out more. Read more
Blog Find out how long-term health issues affected Foundling pupils in these three stories from the archives. Read more
Blog Trace Benjamin's story from the Foundling Hospital and beyond through social records. Read more
Blog Read the surgical stories of the Foundling pupils as uncovered by one of our transcribers. Read more
Blog Volunteer transcriber Julie follows the story of Sophia, who emigrated to Australia, in our archives. Read more