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November 2014

This is the website of the world famous Brocket Babies.

8,338 Brocket Babies were born within the safety of the walls of Brocket Hall, and in the peace of the countryside.

Brocket Hall was used by the City of London Maternity Hospital before and after the destruction by enemy action of the in patient section of that hospital in London EC1.

This website was created to allow those who were born, gave birth, or who worked at Brocket Hall to share the events of those times and to make contact with each other.  Whilst many babies have always known they were born at Brocket Hall there is a small but increasing number of those who were born in Hatfield and subsequently adopted and only found they are one of the World Famous Brocket Babies when they obtained their original birth certificates.

If you are a Brocket Baby, a mother of a Brocket Baby, or worked at Brocket Hall at that time we would love to hear from you.  If you send us your name and date of birth at Brocket Hall we can send you the access passwords for the protected pages.  If you would prefer to just send us any stories or answer any of the questions on the website then please feel free to contact us.

There are no fees involved and the site is free of advertisements.

Please email us at david@brocketbabies.org.uk with any information you have, and let us know if you are content for us to add you to the list of Babies, Mothers, or Staff.

Brocket Baby Day - The Brocket Baby Day arranged for Tuesday 7th April 2015 is now sold out.  However, a second day has now been added to avoid disappointment.  This is a rare chance to visit Brocket Hall and see the rooms where the Brocket Babies were born and stayed.  A lunch is also being served in a manner befitting this grand English country house.  For full details click HERE.

Update 12 Nov 2014 - It is less than 2 weeks since we started taking bookings for Brocket Baby Day, the second day we added last Friday is now approaching capacity.

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News

  1. The big news this month is the announcement of the next Brocket Baby Day.  It will be held on Tuesday 7th April 2015 and Wednesday 8th April 2015.  For full details follow the link above.

  2. Welcome to another fourteen Brocket Baby arrivals last month, every one from England, from Devon to Kent to Yorkshire.  This brings the current total to 747.

  3. We are now taking orders for the 2015 Brocket Baby Calendar on the gifts page.

  4. We have also re-introduced the Brocket Baby mug - details as shown on the gifts page.

  5. There are two new stories for you this month, see them on the Stories/Latest Stories page.

 

Note 1: If you have contacted us but do not receive our monthly emails would you please send in your current email address so we can update the records.

Note 2: Brocket Babies also has a Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Brocket-Babies

Note 3: If you are planning a trip overseas near one of the Brocket Babies you might like to drop in.  Quite a few have said they would like to meet up with other Brocket Babies.