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What happened to these Lucas sisters?

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Paul

Paul Report 31 Jan 2011 20:51

Kay,
As you may know the Girls Village home at Barkingside was the big Thomas Barnardo home.

Paul

Paul Report 24 Jan 2013 09:29

Hi everyone, it has been a year since the last update to his thread and I have not made any further progress. My ancestor Henry William Lucas definitely ended up in an Industrial school in Barnet where he learned the skills to become a butcher. As to what happened to his three sisters following the death of his father is still uncertain. As they were living in one of the poorest parts of London, I wonder if they could have been sent to Australia or NZ as pauper children. As more records become accessible it might be possible to find out one day.