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.