Correspondence of the Foundling Hospital Inspectors in Berkshire 1757-68
Edited by Gillian Clark
Published by Berkshire Record Society in 1994
ISBN: 0 9524946 0 4
This volume contains over 500 letters from Berkshire inspectors, locally recruited men and women who supervised the placement of foundling children in the county under the auspices of the Hospital governors. The letters give a remarkable and vivid account of the personal stories of the children and of the families that took them in. This volume is now out of print but is available online using the links at the foot of the page.