Review of Nobody’s Child: Growing up in a Yorkshire Children’s Home, by G. J. Urquhart

1st August 2021

Review of Nobody’s Child: The True Story of Growing up in a Yorkshire Children’s Home, by G. J. Urquhart (Cheltenham: The History Press, 2020)

Gloria Urquhart was born in 1946 and her story of life in a Yorkshire children’s home is set mostly in the period of the Children’s Departments in England from 1948 to 1971.  There have been many studies of this era, including Bob Holman’s The Corporate Parent: Manchester Children’s Department, 1948-71 (London: NISW, 1996).  But this autobiography may well prove to be in a class of its own... read the book review by Keith White…

The Therapeutic Care Journal Source: Review of Nobody’s Child: Growing up in a Yorkshire Children’s Home, by G. J. Urquhart – The Therapeutic Care Journal

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