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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: [UK-W&H] Need a definition "Nurse child"
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 18:44:53 +0100
In message <>, Sheila Beatty & Ron
Krout <> writes
>Could the relationship "nurse child" actually be foster parent/child
yes - could be a private arrangement by the parent/s or an official
arrangement by some workhouses which preferred 'cottage homes' to big
children's homes for the littlest ones.
> Did the workhouses normally board the
>children out in private homes?
The younger ones (to 4) who were orphans or taken in because of
illtreatment, very oftren.
Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society
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