The Pembrey Baby Farmers (1912–17) | 18+ | John F. Wake

Content warning: child abuse, murder. This is not a pleasant read, and is suitable only for those aged 18 or over. The most famous of the baby farmer murderers in the early part of the 20th century in Wales, was Rhoda Willis. She was called the Splott baby farmer and was executed at Cardiff Prison. […]

Babies Stripped from Their Mothers at Birth! | Workhouse Q&A with Ray Noyes

While some of the older, rural poorhouses treated mothers and babies with respect, woorkhouses in cities commonly perpetuated many abuses against them. Babies were frequently separated from their mothers and, their corpses were often sold to surgeons if they died. Fathers were always kept apart from their children, and forced into hard labour. Moreover, if […]

Simple Word Cloud Guessing Game | Friday Fun

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It’s Friday, so it’s time for some fun! Every Friday we have something you to help you get rested and relaxed for the weekend, from word searches to crosswords. This one’s a bit different. Take a look at this word cloud and see if you can guess what all these words relate to. We’ve kept […]