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Bledlow Children's Home
« on: Tuesday 15 January 13 18:49 GMT (UK) »
Hi. I'm new to Bucks records. Please could anyone help me find records about admissions to bledlow Children's home near Chinnor. I am interested in Edward Tapping who went there in about 1919.

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Re: Bledlow Children's Home
« Reply #1 on: Friday 25 January 13 16:09 GMT (UK) »
I think Bledlow home closed in the 1980's, so I doubt the records will be available.   You could try sending an enquiry email to the Bucks Archives.

http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/sites/bcc/archives/Centre_for_Buckinghamshire_Studies.page

I had a couple of school mates who were there in the 1960's.

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Ives, Stevens, Allen, Smith, King, Wooster, Elwood from Monks and Princes Risborough, Aylesbury, Wendover, Great Missenden, Bledlow, Horsenden, Saunderton, West Wycombe, High Wycombe, Lacey Green, Longwick, Illmer,  Hughenden, Prestwood, The Kimbles, Haslemere, Bradenham, Aston Clinton and more......!!  Plus a whole host of Oxfordshire areas.
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Re: Bledlow Children's Home
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 26 January 13 22:40 GMT (UK) »
Hi Bucksboy
Thank you for the link. It was that starting point that I needed. I shall follow your suggestion and see what they have.

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Re: Bledlow Children's Home
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 10 October 13 08:30 BST (UK) »
I too was in that childrens home but really not sure of the year as I was quite young but  I think I was there from 1980-1983 and trying to find out some history from back then

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Re: Bledlow Children's Home
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 08 November 15 21:01 GMT (UK) »
Hi all,
I was there in 1963 for a few months and was the worst time of my life. the abuse we the children suffered was unbelievable and if anybody has researched and found the name of the couple in charge at that time I would be most gratefull to know (we only ever knew them as the master and mistress.

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Re: Bledlow Children's Home
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 13 March 18 14:04 GMT (UK) »
The man incharge was called Mr crab and the matron Mrs nick I was there in 1960 to 61

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Re: Bledlow Children's Home
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 13 March 18 17:30 GMT (UK) »
Two brothers were there is the late 1950's and early 60's, surname of Eccles.  One had the christian name of David, the other boys name, I cannot remember.  I do know it was a terrible place to be in at that time, only from the information of the Eccles brothers.
Ives, Stevens, Allen, Smith, King, Wooster, Elwood from Monks and Princes Risborough, Aylesbury, Wendover, Great Missenden, Bledlow, Horsenden, Saunderton, West Wycombe, High Wycombe, Lacey Green, Longwick, Illmer,  Hughenden, Prestwood, The Kimbles, Haslemere, Bradenham, Aston Clinton and more......!!  Plus a whole host of Oxfordshire areas.
Graham, Pimlott, Burgess from Cheshire and Lancashire area.
Acknowledgemets to http://www.bucksfhs.org.uk/  and  http://www.ofhs.org.uk/