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Barnardo Care Homes

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Robert Report 21 Feb 2013 00:35

Thanks Margee and Derek


Derek Report 20 Feb 2013 22:34

Hi Robert. I am looking through my stuff so bear with of my family was sent to Canada..and \i am in touch with his descendants............but for the moment let me give you a bit of background information..........Dr Barnado was not the angel that he is often made out to be.....the emigration of young children in their thousands..particularly from liverpool was a calculated commercial act to get rid of thousands of "undesirable" children from these shores and to get paid for selling cheap labour in Canada...there is still a Movement in canada to attempt to reunite descendants of these children to any relatives they may still have in England..or Uk.............There are still thousands of descendants of these children who have no idea of their British birthright,,,,,,,,,,,,Ok..this is painting a pretty grim picture, and of course there were other factors..but there are lots of sites on the net..that will give you chapter and verse..and links to the Canadian side of things.......Google BRITISH HOME CHILDREN
when i have collated what i have..cos its some time since i was involved in this..I'll PM you.



Margee Report 20 Feb 2013 17:59

Online records of their arrival in Canada here:


Robert Report 20 Feb 2013 17:23

Thanks very much Ann


AnnCardiff Report 20 Feb 2013 16:44

Trace your family history - Barnardo's | Child Poverty ...
For a Barnardo’s child who emigrated to Canada or Australia, a fee will ... Details of where to send your completed form > We ... Home; What we do. About us. History. Family History ... - Cached

Young Immigrants to Canada (including home children ...
Soon he started a home where he said no child would ever be refused admission. Barnardo began to send children to Canada as ... they hear the term "home children" Barnardos ... - Cached

What to Search: Topics - Genealogy and Family History ...
Home Children. Between 1869 and the late 1930s, over 100,000 juvenile migrants were sent to Canada from Great Britain during the child emigration movement. - Cached

Barnardos Home Children Records [Archive] - B-G Forums ...
My grandfather was a home child and Barnardos have his records. He emigrated to Canada as a young ... on Barnardo's and another on 'home' children that were sent to Canada ... - Cached


AnnCardiff Report 20 Feb 2013 16:43

have you googled to find out?


Robert Report 20 Feb 2013 16:33

Are Barnardos British Home Children records available I am trying to find UK details of two children taken into care then sent to Canada.