The pdf files linked below include the front matter, introduction, bibliography, and statistical data from Ruth Homrighaus's dissertation, Baby Farming: The Care of Illegimitate Children in England, 1860-1943 (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003). These materials are (c) 2003, 2010 Ruth Ellen Homrighaus and may not be republished in any format without permission from the author. If you are a scholar who would like to request a copy of the entire dissertation, please contact the author by email at smartypants*at*historytools.org.
CITATION INFORMATION: This is a slightly revised version of the 2003 dissertation with different pagination. Citations should be to this online version, as follows: Homrighaus, Ruth Ellen. Baby Farming: The Care of Illegitimate Children in England, 1860–1943. Ph.D. diss., 2003. Rev. ed., 2010, at Historytools, <http://www.historytools.org/babyfarming/baby-farming.html>.
STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF THE REGISTER OF NURSES UNDER THE CHILDREN ACT, 1908