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Case 1265

7. Form of Undertaking by the Foster Parent 22 March 1889

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Church of England
Central Society for Providing Homes for Waifs and Strays
Form of Undertaking by the Foster Parent.

I S of St. Leonards at at Harsham foster-parent, do hereby engage, in consideration of my receiving the sum of five shillings per week to bring up F as one of my own children, and to provide her with proper food, lodging and washing, and for the proper repair and renewal of clothing, and to endeavor to train her in habits of truthfulness, obedience, personal cleanliness, and industry, as well as in suitable domestic out-door work; to take care that the Child F shall attend duly at Church, and shall, while boarded out between the ages of four and twelve years attend Day and Sunday Schools, unless prevented by sickness or other urgent cause, during all the usual hours for instruction thereat : in the case of the illness of the said child to report it to Mrs. Bostock Local Hon. Sec. 7 North St. Harsham and at all times to permit the said child to be visited by any person specially appointed for that purpose by the Executive Committee.

Signature S
Address St Leonards Rd. Harsham
Date March 22nd 1889

Name S.S. Bostock
Address 7 North Street Horsham
Hon. Local Sec.

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