Foundling Hospital 1739 - 1939

industry:
Hospital,
Orphanage
Nationality:
English; British
based:
Bloomsbury, Camden, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

1739 - Thomas Coram granted a charter to found.

1741 - first children admitted in temporary accommodation.

1745 - new purpose-built hospital, at Lamb's Conduit Fields, Bloomsbury, London opened.

1935 - moved from London to Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.