Three Counties Asylum, Arlesey, Bedfordshire
The Three Counties asylum at Arlesey (misspelt on picture), near Stotfold, Bedfordshire, opened in 1859, serving Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Huntingdonshire. The building was designed by George Fowler Jones. It later became the Three Counties Hospital, and then Fairfield Hospital.
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection
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Victorian mother and three children (Polhill-Turner family)
A Victorian mother and three children. They are Mrs Polhill-Turner (nee Emily Frances Barron, d 1913)), wife of Frederick Charles Polhill-Turner (1826-1881), with Alice (Alice Kate Frances, 1856-1931), Arthur (Arthur Twistleton, 1862-1935) and Beatrice (Emily Beatrice Violet, d 1930). They lived at Howbury Hall, Renhold, Bedfordshire. Arthur, along with his brother Cecil (Cecil Henry, 1860-1938), formed part of the so-called Cambridge Seven in the 1880s and spent many years in China as a Christian missionary.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Gill Stoker
Hippy man with headband at Woburn Park
Close-up of a hippy man with his eyes closed, wearing a headband, a feather and a flower in his hair during the Love-In at Woburn Park, Bedfordshire. Date: August 1967
© Mary Evans Picture Library/DAVID LEWIS HODGSON
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