The word 'Foundling' conjured up so many ideas, but none prepared us for the story that unfolded from our visit to the Foundling Museum.
Quite fortuitously, those looking to have their children taken into care, had to provide a 'token' to aid the matching of parent and child if the parent was ever able to return and offer the child a home. These tokens are so varied, mainly from a range of ordinary items, which shed so much light on individual families and the times in which they lived.
If you have half an inkling to go and find out more, then do.
If you're a member of the National Trust, you're entitled to a 50% discount - which may not be evident from the publicity so do ask.
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