There are two locations on this postcard from Old Coventry: Ford’s Hospital and Bond’s Hospital. The first one (also called as “almshouse”) provided sheltered accommodation for elderly people and was founded in 1509 by William Ford. The Bond’s Hospital, a half timbered almshouse for elderly men was founded in 1506.

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Read more about Ford’s Hospital and Bond’s Hospital in Coventry.

Old Coventry – Ford’s and Bond’s Hospitals

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