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Andrew Simpson: Learning more about British Home Children and another talk

Andrew Simpson: Learning more about British Home Children and another talk

Stories of British Home Children, written, compiled and edited by Rose McCormick Brandon

Stories of British Home Children, written, compiled and edited by Rose McCormick Brandon

This photographic archive is one of the oldest, extant, dedicated photographic archives in the world. It is currently housed in Barkingside, East London and is under threat and needs saving. The archive dates back to 1874, and contains 500,000 images and 300 films of the visual history of the organisation,...

This photographic archive is one of the oldest, extant, dedicated photographic archives in the world. It is currently housed in Barkingside, East London and is under threat and needs saving. The archive dates back to 1874, and contains 500,000 images and 300 films of the visual history of the organisation,...

In this episode, Library and Archives Canada’s Marthe Séguin-Muntz and John Sayers of BIFHSGO, join us to discuss the lives of Home Children and to share the wealth of resources available at LAC. Description from collectionscanada.gc.ca. I searched for this on bing.com/images

In this episode, Library and Archives Canada’s Marthe Séguin-Muntz and John Sayers of BIFHSGO, join us to discuss the lives of Home Children and to share the wealth of resources available at LAC. Description from collectionscanada.gc.ca. I searched for this on bing.com/images

British Home Children - My ancestor William Gallett was a British Home Child sent to Nova Scotia from Cannock Staffordshire via the Middlemore homes.

British Home Children - My ancestor William Gallett was a British Home Child sent to Nova Scotia from Cannock Staffordshire via the Middlemore homes.

Thomas Barnardo is the name most often associated with the home child movement in Canada. Barnardo's sent tens of thousands of homeless, orphaned, and poor children to Canada beginning in the late 19th century.

A timeline of Barnardo’s and other child emigration programs

Thomas Barnardo is the name most often associated with the home child movement in Canada. Barnardo's sent tens of thousands of homeless, orphaned, and poor children to Canada beginning in the late 19th century.

Did Grandma look like these women coming off the boat? She left Ireland at age 18 and never went back.  http://becomingamerica.edublogs.org/files/2010/11/fs6_10_earlyirishimmigrants-1egkupv.gif

Did Grandma look like these women coming off the boat? She left Ireland at age 18 and never went back. http://becomingamerica.edublogs.org/files/2010/11/fs6_10_earlyirishimmigrants-1egkupv.gif

Great Canadian Expectations, The Middlemore Experience. By Patricia Roberts-Pichette

Great Canadian Expectations, The Middlemore Experience. By Patricia Roberts-Pichette