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Charles’s Story

Charles’s Story

Charles was born in 1946. When he was born, he was placed into the care of a local authority nursery.

AUTUMN BULLETIN

AUTUMN BULLETIN

Here's the Autumn issue of our Bulletin. It is mostly taken up with an article on adoption papers, in particular Court Process and contains an account of accessing these at the...

Meeting my grandfather……

Meeting my grandfather……

I met my grandfather for the firsttime last summer. He got out of thecar, trembling slightly under theweight of five lost decades. A nervousgrin lit up his face as he embraced...

Troubled legacy of adoption…

Troubled legacy of adoption…

Legal Adoption in its current form is relatively new. But every society at every time in history has children who are separated, willingly or otherwise, from their immediate...

DNA testing and adoption

DNA testing and adoption

Have you considered using DNA testing to assist with identifying family? There are now a host of commercial companies offering ‘genealogy’ DNA test kits which can connect you to...