Welcome to our site about Muriel Lester and Doris Lester, the two Kingsley Halls, and matters related such as the heritage of Bromley-by-Bow and of Dagenham. Many images from the Muriel Lester Collection can now be accessed, there are more coming and all these will soon be linked to from the Archives Hub.
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The Muriel Lester collection, containing Muriel’s personal papers, Doris Lester’s papers and records of the two Kingsley Halls and Children’s House, is now in Bishopsgate Library.
Muriel and Doris Lester, Christian socialists, educationists, feminists and lifelong peace campaigners, deserve to regain their place in history. This site celebrates the memory of their work and their continuing influence today. You are welcome to use the forum but to upload pictures and access other parts of the site you will need to create an account. When creating an account you will be sent a computer generated password, to change this to something more memorable, log in and go to "My account".