They are photographs from another era ... and are so evocative.

We have already run some photos from Fartown Grange Children’s Home in the 1950s in the Examiner but here are many more.

They have been given to us by Valerie Wise who used to live at the home and says the pictures are incredibly important as they may be the only photos taken of these people while they were children.

Valerie, who now lives near Edinburgh, was the adopted daughter of Bert and Violet Downing, who ran the home during the 1950s.

Valerie, now 72, said: “Some of the children stayed with us for years, others only a few weeks, all for various reasons such as their mother was ill or having a baby.

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“Some of the long-stay children would stay with us until they were 15 years old.”

Valerie arrived at the home aged nine in 1952 and left nine years later, a year before Mr and Mrs Downing died from cancer just five months apart.

The home on Spaines Road was taken over and closed a few years later.

The building lay uninhabited for years and was eventually rebuilt as Fartown Health Centre.

If anyone recognises themselves in the photograph and wants to share memories send them to andrew.hirst@examiner.co.uk

More pictures from the home below