Born into poverty, abandoned by those entrusted with his care, thrown into the slave like conditions of the workhouse at the age of 11. This is the true story of an Edwardian Urchin in his own words. A tale of resourcefulness and survival, taking the reader, through the eyes of a boy, through the streets of London, the workhouse and on board one of the infamous 'Training Ships' of correction.
A story of hardships endured in what was dubbed the glory years of the immediate post Victorian era in the City that was at the very hub of the British Empire. One boy's journey to adulthood which took him on adventures that could only be imagined.
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