A photograph of children playing at the Foundling Site Playing Fields, London, taken in July 1936 by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald. The Foundling Hospital in London, established in 1739 by Thomas Coram (1668-1751), cared for orphaned, poor and homeless children. Today, the organisation 'Coram Family' continues to work with very vulnerable children.
Brunswick Square, London . The Statue of Captain Thomas Coram (c. 1668 – 29 March 1751) was a philanthropist who created the London Foundling Hospital to look after unwanted children in Lamb's Conduit Fields, Bloomsbury. It is said to be the world's first incorporated charity.