Ian Wakeling, Records, Archive and Data Protection Manager

Ian Wakeling
children at our Ickleford war nursery

VE Day: Protecting children during World War Two

In commemoration of 70 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe, our archives team looks at our 127 war nurseries, which protected 6,788 children during the war

8 May 2015
Person preserving old document

Unexplored Riches in Medical History project

Today, Ian Wakeling talks about the Wellcome Trust’s Research Resources scheme to support our Unexplored Riches in Medical History project.

17 Dec 2014
Victorian young boy

Teenage neglect: past, present and future

How The Children’s Society has worked with neglected teenagers for the past 132 years

14 Jan 2014
Edward Rudolf, our founder

Before we existed: The founding of The Children's Society

Why did Edward Rudolf found our charity?

22 Aug 2013
seven boys smiling while holding daffodils

Happy Easter - please enjoy these photos from our archives

Today seems like a good time to review some charming photos in our archives of Easter commemorations.

31 Mar 2013

From the archives: Christmas photos from the 1950s

The manager of our archives presents a handful of heartwarming Christmas images

25 Dec 2012