The boarded out children

One of the pleasures of spending holidays with my aunt and uncle at Altas shop and Post Office in the 1950s, was playing with local children, including some of the “Boarded Out” children, often referred to as the “Glasgow orphans”.

Apparently, at one point there were at least 25 such children living in the district and attending Rosehall Primary School.

A report by Glasgow Children’s Officer in 1959 says that. . .

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