Martha Jocelyn's A Home for Foundlings is a wonderful history of this place. Her recent novel Folly is also set in and around the Foundling Hospital. Both moving and fascinating books.Jocelyn's grandfather Arthur was raised at the Foundling Hospital which is what got her interested in the topic. She has described looking at a map of the area and seeing streets named Arthur and Jocelyn and realizing where her grandfather's name came from.
Thanks, Gillian. I'll definitely look for those books. I really admire Martha's work.
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