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Childhood Collection: Entertainment for kids

Entertainment for kids Collection
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Childhood Collection: School

School Collection
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Background imageChildhood Collection: White Conduit Street, Islington FF003132

White Conduit Street, Islington FF003132
WHITE CONDUIT STREET, Islington, London. A line of children hold hands as they walk along the middle of White Conduit Street towards the junction with Chapel Market in Islington

Background imageChildhood Collection: Portscatho Harbour, Cornwall OP04507

Portscatho Harbour, Cornwall OP04507
PORTSCATHO HARBOUR, Gerrans, Cornwall. A young boy looking down towards tethered boats in the harbour at Portscatho. Photographed by John Gay during 1950s-1960s

Background imageChildhood Collection: Reynolds - The Angerstein Children J030046

Reynolds - The Angerstein Children J030046
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " The Children of John Julius Angerstein" c1782-3 by Sir Joshua REYNOLDS (1723-92)

Background imageChildhood Collection: Children labelling tins of tea c. 1910, Butlers Wharf BB87_09690

Children labelling tins of tea c. 1910, Butlers Wharf BB87_09690
BUTLERs WHARF, Shad Thames, London. From 1921 children had to be at least 12 years old before they could work full-time, though some of these boys look younger

Background imageChildhood Collection: Children in yard, Warwick a48_02779

Children in yard, Warwick a48_02779
Children posing for the photographer in the yard behind terraced housing on Bowling Green Street, Warwick, Warwickshire. Washing on the line. Photographed by G B Mason, 1946

Background imageChildhood Collection: Children in the snow a054098

Children in the snow a054098
HALIFAX, West Yorkshire. A view showing a group of children sledging down a snow covered road. Date range 1962-1978. John Gay

Background imageChildhood Collection: Highgate Ponds, Hampstead Heath a071915

Highgate Ponds, Hampstead Heath a071915
HIGHGATE PONDS, Hampstead Heath, Greater London. Three boys standing watching a model yacht being launched on one of the Highgate Ponds by a boy lying on his front reaching over the water. John Gay

Background imageChildhood Collection: Whitestone Pond, Hampstead Heath a071818

Whitestone Pond, Hampstead Heath a071818
WHITESTONE POND, Hampstead Heath, London. View of a boy lying down on the edge of the pond with his hand holding a model yacht on the water

Background imageChildhood Collection: Donkey ride a071928

Donkey ride a071928
Hampstead Heath, Greater London. Two small boys riding donkeys being led across the road in front of Whitestone Pond, with people strolling on the banks of the pond behind

Background imageChildhood Collection: Children pose for the camera a97_05492

Children pose for the camera a97_05492
A thatched cottage, Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire. A group of people pose for the camera in front of thatched cottages. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son 1904

Background imageChildhood Collection: Cricket on Filey beach WSA01_01_G0584

Cricket on Filey beach WSA01_01_G0584
Filey, North Yorkshire. Children playing cricket on the beach, with two bathing tents in the background. Photographed for the Walter Scott postcard company in 1930

Background imageChildhood Collection: Two children collecting water at a water pump MCF01_02_0182

Two children collecting water at a water pump MCF01_02_0182
Two children collecting water at a water pump in Cheddar, Somerset. Photographed by Katherine J. Macfee, 11th May 1907

Background imageChildhood Collection: At the village water pump a97_05320

At the village water pump a97_05320
BARTON HARTSHORN, Buckinghamshire. General view showing people collecting water from the village water pump. A woman is helped by a young girl while two well dressed ladies look

Background imageChildhood Collection: Beating the Bounds CC72_02365

Beating the Bounds CC72_02365
Beating the Bounds, Longwall Street, Oxford. Boys scramble for coins at Longwall during the annual ceremony of beating the bounds, which reinforces knowledge of the parish boundary

Background imageChildhood Collection: Children playing in a pond in 1914 CC71_00076

Children playing in a pond in 1914 CC71_00076
BARRACKS LANE, Cowley, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Children playing in the sheep-washing pool on a hot summers day. Photographed by Henry Taunt in 1914

Background imageChildhood Collection: St Annes Church, Kew Green a064154

St Annes Church, Kew Green a064154
ST ANNEs CHURCH, Kew Green, London. A small girl running along the path to the entrance to St Annes Church. Photographed by John Gay sometime between January 1962 and May 1964

Background imageChildhood Collection: Reynolds - The Brummell Children J910532

Reynolds - The Brummell Children J910532
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " The Brummell Children " 1781-82 by REYNOLDS Sir Joshua (1723-92)

Background imageChildhood Collection: Watching cricket a064195

Watching cricket a064195
KEW GREEN, London. View of two standing boys and a seated man watching a game of cricket on Kew Green. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: Jan 1962 - May 1964

Background imageChildhood Collection: Girl in prefab kitchen P_H00049_007

Girl in prefab kitchen P_H00049_007
A young girl in the kitchen of a Uni-Seco prefabricated house in Lyham Road, Brixton, London. 22nd September 1945. Ministry of Works

Background imageChildhood Collection: Prehistoric children IC245 / 001

Prehistoric children IC245 / 001
Reconstruction drawing showing four prehistoric children, with their faces and torsos painted with circular patterns. Judith Dobie

Background imageChildhood Collection: Two children with a pram MCF01_02_1480

Two children with a pram MCF01_02_1480
Two children with a pram, standing by the garden gate to an unidentified brick cottage in Great Kimble or Little Kimble, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Photographed by Katherine J. Macfee, 12th May 1910

Background imageChildhood Collection: A line of boy scouts and their scout master MCF01_02_0251

A line of boy scouts and their scout master MCF01_02_0251
A line of boy scouts and their scout master standing on a road in Holmbury St Mary, Surrey. The scouts are carrying scout staffs and bedrolls for a camping or pioneering trip

Background imageChildhood Collection: Group of Children a97_05427

Group of Children a97_05427
General view of a group of children, Hellidon, Daventry, Northamptonshire. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Sons. July 1902

Background imageChildhood Collection: A goat-drawn carriage SAM01 / 02 / 0239

A goat-drawn carriage SAM01 / 02 / 0239
A goat-drawn carriage for children, somewhere in London. We don t know why, when or where the photograph was taken, nor the identities of the man and little girl

Background imageChildhood Collection: Home Farm, Church Street, Bunny, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire. The carriage entrance

Home Farm, Church Street, Bunny, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire. The carriage entrance and adjoining cottages at Home Farm (now demolished) showing the gable wall bearing the date 1739

Background imageChildhood Collection: Playing in the street a62_02727

Playing in the street a62_02727
Stanway Road, Stanton, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Looking north on Stanway Road towards The Manor with Old Barn and Old Dairy in the foreground, and showing children running along the road

Background imageChildhood Collection: Playing in the street a62_02726

Playing in the street a62_02726
Stanway Road, Stanton, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. A view of houses at the northern end of Stanway Road with children playing in the road

Background imageChildhood Collection: Playing field DP261760

Playing field DP261760
Norwood Playing Field, Parkhall Road, Somersham, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire. A view looking across the empty childrens playground at Norwood Playing Field, during the Covid-19 lockdown

Background imageChildhood Collection: Playing field DP261761

Playing field DP261761
Norwood Playing Field, Parkhall Road, Somersham, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire. A view looking across the empty childrens playground at Norwood Playing Field, during the Covid-19 lockdown

Background imageChildhood Collection: Playground JLP01_10_46030

Playground JLP01_10_46030
NATIONAL INDOOR ARENA, KING EDWARDS ROAD, BIRMINGHAM. A view of the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham during construction, taken from the west, with two children at a playground in the foreground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Coconut shy JLP01_09_870766

Coconut shy JLP01_09_870766
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A boy taking a throw at the coconut shy at the 1987 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Finish line JLP01_09_860879

Finish line JLP01_09_860879
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. Boys reaching the finishing line of one of the childrens races at the 1986 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Swing boats JLP01_09_860878

Swing boats JLP01_09_860878
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. Children riding a boat swing at the 1986 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Finish line JLP01_09_860876

Finish line JLP01_09_860876
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A girl crossing the finishing line of one of the childrens races at the 1986 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Finish line JLP01_09_860871

Finish line JLP01_09_860871
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. Children reaching the finishing line of one of the childrens races at the 1986 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Ready steady go JLP01_09_860868

Ready steady go JLP01_09_860868
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. The start of one of the childrens races at the 1986 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: A young surveyor JLP01_11__54040_05

A young surveyor JLP01_11__54040_05
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A young girl being shown how to use a theodolite during the Kids Count family fun day at the Laing Sports Club

Background imageChildhood Collection: Best ride ever JLP01_09_880416f

Best ride ever JLP01_09_880416f
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A small child enjoying the merry-go-round ride at the 1988 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Ice cream JLP01_09_880405

Ice cream JLP01_09_880405
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A little girl in a woollen hat eating an ice cream cone and holding her fathers hand at the 1988 Family Day at Laings Sports Ground

Background imageChildhood Collection: Sitting down for tea JLP01_08_090055

Sitting down for tea JLP01_08_090055
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Children wearing party hats, having tea at a Christmas Party

Background imageChildhood Collection: Santa JLP01_08_080128

Santa JLP01_08_080128
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. A group of young children receiving presents from Santa Claus at Mill Hill childrens Christmas party

Background imageChildhood Collection: Sitting down for tea JLP01_08_045157

Sitting down for tea JLP01_08_045157
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Children seated for tea at a Christmas party. This Christmas party was held for the children of Laing staff who worked at

Background imageChildhood Collection: Gift from Santa JLP01_09_861773

Gift from Santa JLP01_09_861773
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. A young boy receiving a gift from Father Christmas during a childrens Christmas party at Laings Mill Hill offices

Background imageChildhood Collection: office office party CANTEEN LAING SPIRIT CHILDHOOD

office office party CANTEEN LAING SPIRIT CHILDHOOD
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Young children eating at long tables during a childrens Christmas party held in the canteen of Laings Mill Hill offices

Background imageChildhood Collection: Look what we got JLP01_09_783694

Look what we got JLP01_09_783694
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Two young boys in matching outfits holding presents and party hats at the Laing childrens Christmas party at Mill Hill

Background imageChildhood Collection: Dress circle JLP01_08_053711

Dress circle JLP01_08_053711
GOLDERS GREEN HIPPODROME, NORTH END ROAD, GOLDERS GREEN, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. A party of children seated in the dress circle at Golders Green Hippodrome for a Dick Whittington pantomime



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