Infant Welfare Centre, Limpsfield. Christmas 1918

Anne N of Whitstable, Kent has sent me this very touching contribution. She purchase a  tiny leather-bound album from a charity shop in Whitstable, Kent. Inside is a collection of names and a thank you message from the mothers and babies of the Infant Welfare Centre, Christmas 1918.

Names included in the book as they appear are

  • Mrs Evans
  • Mrs Firmager
  • Mrs Banfield
  • Mrs Mumford
  • Mrs Crane
  • Mrs Chandler
  • Mrs Maynard
  • Mrs Smith
  • Mrs A Everest
  • Florence A Steer
  • Mrs A Stringer
  • Alice Wood
  • Mrs Thrift
  • Harriet E McIntyre
  • Nelly E Hunt
  • Lucy L Brasier? Can't quite make out the spelling
  • Edith M Bell
  • Minnie Hammerton
  • Alice C Sharp
  • Emma Blake

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I wonder if anyone recognises their mother's name here as the babies would now be approaching their early 80s!

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