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Friday, September 13

  1. page Coram Hospital edited Coram Hospital ... Danielle White and Stewart Robson Coram Hospital was founded in 17th of Ma…
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    Coram Hospital was founded in 17th of March 1741 by sea captain Thomas Coram in London, England. At first children were admitted to a small temporary house in Hatton Garden. But, in 1742 the first brick was laid in Bloomsbury, London for the new hospital lying north of Great Ormond Street Hospital and west of Grey's Inn Lane. By now applications to the hospital became so numerable that a ball ballot system was put in place. A basket of different coloured balls was placed in front of applicants and depending on what colour they chose they were or were not allowed access to the hospital. White meant that you had been successful and red meant that you would be put forward if another child was deemed unfit. Black meant you were unsuccessful.
    George Frederic Handel frequently performed his 'Messiah' with the children at the hospital. To find out more visit Adam's page here...
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Monday, May 30

  1. page Coram Hospital edited Coram Hospital Danielle By Danielle White and Stewart Robson Coram Hospital ... were unsucc…
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    were unsuccessful.
    George Frederic Handel frequently performed his 'Messiah' with the children at the hospital. To find out more visit Adam's page here...
    In the 1920s, the Hospital decided to move to a location in the countryside. A proposal of a university using them fell through, and they were eventually sold to a property developer called James White in 1926. He hoped to transfer Covent Garden Market to the site, but the local residents successfully opposed that plan. Nonetheless, the original Hospital building was demolished. The children were moved to Redhill, Surrey, where an old convent was used to lodge them, and then in 1935 to the new purpose-built Foundling Hospital in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. When, in the 1950s, British law moved toward more family-oriented solutions, such as adoption and foster care, the Foundling Hospital ceased most of its operations. The Berkhamsted buildings were sold to Hertfordshire County Council for use as a school and the Foundling Hospital changed its name to the Thomas Coram Foundation for Children and currently uses the working name Coram.
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Monday, November 22

  1. page Coram Boy - The Game edited Adam and Stewart are currently making a Coram Boy game based on rescuing the girls from Gaddarn's …
    Adam and Stewart are currently making a Coram Boy game based on rescuing the girls from Gaddarn's house using the MissionMaker software. We expect to have the game ready by late November/early December so stay tuned! If you have any suggestions post them on discussions and we will take them into account.
    NOTE : Our drop.io space is no longer in use and has been shutdown as we have found we cannot upload missionmaker files.
    Please do not try to access it.
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Saturday, November 20

  1. page Coram - The Truth edited ... By 1767 Mary Mithchell and mary Clifford had infections from their wounds and repeated assults…
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    By 1767 Mary Mithchell and mary Clifford had infections from their wounds and repeated assults didn't help with healing. Nonethless, Elizabeth's neighbours were becoming very suspicious with the goings on inside her house so the asked the hospital to investigate. When they did investigate Brownrigg gave in Mary Mitchell howver they demanded to know where Mary Clifford was and took James Brownrigg as prisoner, although Elizabeth and John escaped anyway.
    On the run they were spotted by a businessman and the trio stood trial. however unfortunately by this time Mary Clifford had succombed to her infected wounds, therfore Elizabeth Brownrigg was charged with the 14 year olds murder and sentenced to be hung and her corpse be publicly disected.
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    was horrible and wretched (which it is) however Elizabeth
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    the Foudling hospital childrenHospital children.
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  2. page Coram - The Truth edited ... With the warning just being ignored, Brownrigg also severly abused Mary Mitchell and Mary Clif…
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    With the warning just being ignored, Brownrigg also severly abused Mary Mitchell and Mary Clifford. Like Jones before her, Mary Mitchell tried to return to the Foundling Hospital with no luck. John Brownrigg forced her to return to her abusive employer. Then, as a result of Jones and Mitchell trying to run, Mary Clifford came to more excessive punishment. She was stripped bare, forced to sleep on a mat inside a coal hole and fed only bread and water. As Mary was only fed water and bread she tried to open cupboards for food but was caught. Since hse was caught red handed, Brownrigg chained her to a roof beam for the day and beaten continuously.
    By 1767 Mary Mithchell and mary Clifford had infections from their wounds and repeated assults didn't help with healing. Nonethless, Elizabeth's neighbours were becoming very suspicious with the goings on inside her house so the asked the hospital to investigate. When they did investigate Brownrigg gave in Mary Mitchell howver they demanded to know where Mary Clifford was and took James Brownrigg as prisoner, although Elizabeth and John escaped anyway.
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    with the 14year14 year olds murder.murder and sentenced to be hung and her corpse be publicly disected.
    You might have thought this was horrible however Elizabeth wasn't the only person that did this to the Foudling hospital children

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  3. page Coram - The Truth edited ... Coram Boy tells the tale of two young boys growing up in the Foundling Hospital. It deals with…
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    Coram Boy tells the tale of two young boys growing up in the Foundling Hospital. It deals with bullying, teenage pregnancy, rights, slavery and racism. Was this story based on the truth read on to find out......
    Some 27,000 children passed through the doors of the hospital between the 18th century and the 20th century one of whom was a young girl called Mary Clifford...........
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    until she was sixteen and was apprenticed
    Elizabeth was born in 1720 to a normal working class family. She then married James Brownrigg while still a teenager. She gave birth to sixteen children, however only three surrvived childhood. In 1765, with their remaining son(John), they moved to London's Fetter Lane where our story begins.
    As a highly repected midwife of the time, Elizabeth was given custody a number of female children from the Foundling Hospital. She was however found ill suited to the task of caring for the girls and began to severly abuse them. This involved stripping them and chaining them to beams or pipes and then whipping them. All this torture for the smallest breech of her rules.
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    With the warning just being ignored, Brownrigg also severly abused Mary Mitchell and Mary Clifford. Like Jones before her, Mary Mitchell tried to return to the Foundling Hospital with no luck. John Brownrigg forced her to return to her abusive employer. Then, as a result of Jones and Mitchell trying to run, Mary Clifford came to more excessive punishment. She was stripped bare, forced to sleep on a mat inside a coal hole and fed only bread and water. As Mary was only fed water and bread she tried to open cupboards for food but was caught. Since hse was caught red handed, Brownrigg chained her to a roof beam for the day and beaten continuously.
    By 1767 Mary Mithchell and mary Clifford had infections from their wounds and repeated assults didn't help with healing. Nonethless, Elizabeth's neighbours were becoming very suspicious with the goings on inside her house so the asked the hospital to investigate. When they did investigate Brownrigg gave in Mary Mitchell howver they demanded to know where Mary Clifford was and took James Brownrigg as prisoner, although Elizabeth and John escaped anyway.
    On the run they were spotted by a businessman and the trio stood trial. however unfortunately by this time Mary Clifford had succombed to her infected wounds, therfore Elizabeth Brownrigg was charged with the 14year olds murder.
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  4. page Coram - The Truth edited ... Mary Jones one of her first girls ran away and seeked refuge within the hospital once again an…
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    Mary Jones one of her first girls ran away and seeked refuge within the hospital once again and after a medical examination they demanded that James Brownrigg kept his wifes abusive behaviour in check. However nothing ever happened about it.
    With the warning just being ignored, Brownrigg also severly abused Mary Mitchell and Mary Clifford. Like Jones before her, Mary Mitchell tried to return to the Foundling Hospital with no luck. John Brownrigg forced her to return to her abusive employer. Then, as a result of Jones and Mitchell trying to run, Mary Clifford came to more excessive punishment. She was stripped bare, forced to sleep on a mat inside a coal hole and fed only bread and water. As Mary was only fed water and bread she tried to open cupboards for food but was caught. Since hse was caught red handed, Brownrigg chained her to a roof beam for the day and beaten continuously.
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    to investigate. When they did investigate Brownrigg gave in Mary Mitchell howver they demanded to know where Mary Clifford was and took James Brownrigg as prisoner, although Elizabeth and John escaped anyway.
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  5. page Coram - The Truth edited ... Some 27,000 children passed through the doors of the hospital between the 18th century and the…
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    Some 27,000 children passed through the doors of the hospital between the 18th century and the 20th century one of whom was a young girl called Mary Clifford...........
    Mary spent some years at the Foundling Hospital until she was sixteen and was apprenticed off to Elizabeth Brownrigg, along with a few other girls her age. No boys from the Hospital were apprenticed to Elizabeth as they were apprenticed of at the age of 14.
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    their remaining son,son(John), they moved
    As a highly repected midwife of the time, Elizabeth was given custody a number of female children from the Foundling Hospital. She was however found ill suited to the task of caring for the girls and began to severly abuse them. This involved stripping them and chaining them to beams or pipes and then whipping them. All this torture for the smallest breech of her rules.
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    James Brownrigg kept his wifes abusive behaviour in check. However nothing ever happened about it.
    With the warning just being ignored, Brownrigg also severly abused Mary Mitchell and Mary Clifford. Like Jones before her, Mary Mitchell tried to return to the Foundling Hospital with no luck. John Brownrigg forced her to return to her abusive employer. Then, as a result of Jones and Mitchell trying to run, Mary Clifford came to more excessive punishment. She was stripped bare, forced to sleep on a mat inside a coal hole and fed only bread and water. As Mary was only fed water and bread she tried to open cupboards for food but was caught. Since hse was caught red handed, Brownrigg chained her to a roof beam for the day and beaten continuously.
    By 1767 Mary Mithchell and mary Clifford had infections from their wounds and repeated assults didn't help with healing. Nonethless, Elizabeth's neighbours were becoming very suspicious with the goings on inside her house so the asked the hospital to investigate.

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  6. page Coram - The Truth edited ... Mary spent some years at the Foundling Hospital until she was sixteen and was apprenticed off …
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    Mary spent some years at the Foundling Hospital until she was sixteen and was apprenticed off to Elizabeth Brownrigg, along with a few other girls her age. No boys from the Hospital were apprenticed to Elizabeth as they were apprenticed of at the age of 14.
    Elizabeth was born in 1720 to a normal working class family. She then married James Brownrigg while still a teenager. She gave birth to sixteen children, however only three surrvived childhood. In 1765, with their remaining son, they moved to London's Fetter Lane where our story begins.
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    Foundling Hospital. She was however found ill suited to the task of caring for the girls and began to severly abuse them. This involved stripping them and chaining them to beams or pipes and then whipping them. All this torture for the smallest breech of her rules.
    Mary Jones one of her first girls ran away and seeked refuge within the hospital once again and after a medical examination they demanded that James Brownrigg

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