Release of Deserted Children Dublin 1850-1854

Today we release a harrowing record set, which may be useful to those of you who have orphans or adopted children in your Irish family tree, Deserted Children Dublin 1850-1854.

This small publication is taken from a Return made to the House of Commons in July 1854 and is a report on the all of the deserted children taken into the care of the Dublin Metropolitan Police Force in the years ending 30th June 1850 to 1854.

The Report on Deserted Children provides a unique snapshot into the social conditions of Dublin for a five-year period and provides a graphic picture as to the fate of deserted children in Dublin for the periods 1850-54.

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