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Foundling Hospital and Infants' Home, Blank Admittance Form

Foundling Hospital and Infants' Home, Blank Admittance Form, courtesy of Berry Street.

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Foundling Hospital and Infants' Home, Blank Admittance Form
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This image shows a blank Admittance Form, used by the Foundling Hospital and Infants' Home. Typical information recorded about an infant in its Admittance Form included: Name of child; Date of admission; Details of parents or guardian. The institution used this format, with Admittance Forms bound in a 'red book', from 1940 to 1974.

Typical information recorded about an infant included: Name of child; Date of admission; Name of infant's mother and/or father; Religion and 'legitimacy' status of infant. This blank form dates from the 1940s - it included a field to provide details about the father's military service, if applicable.

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Berry Street
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Permission to use or reproduce part or all of this image must be sought from Berry Street

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Berry Street, Register of Inmates [blank page]
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Berry Street, Register of Inmates [blank page]

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