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Home Children in OntarioIn excess of 130,000 kids were sent from UK to Canada & Australia from 1860 to 1930
There were more placement organizations than just Barnardos Home, althoughit relocated the most children.
Home Children in Orphanages in Ontario and EnglandMiss Rye's Peckham Homes in 1881 (New Nov. 2005)
Miss Rye's Party 1881 on SS Sarmation to Quebec (New Nov. 2005)
Father Nugent's Orphans to Quebec 1881 on SS Sarmation ( (New Nov. 2005)
Father Nugent's Orphans to Quebec 1870 on SS Austrian (New Nov. 2005)
Home Children in the Guthrie Home, London Ontario 1888
Orphans in English Orphanages
Don't Miss It!The Archives of Ontario has created a searchable online database for Home Children. Members of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa are locating and indexing the names of these Home Children found in passenger lists in the custody of the National Archives of Canada
The website for British Home Children researchers athttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~britishhomechildren has thenames of +3000 children that people are researching.
The email list has grown to +300 international subscribers in a fewmonthsat: BRITISHHOMECHILDREN-Lfirstname.lastname@example.org
Addresses for Home Children InformationQuarrier Home Site
Young immigrants toCanada home page
Address of Barnardos is:
Barnardos After Care Section
There is an agency in Canada devoted to helping the families of HomeChildren The address is:
Home Children Committee
The Child Migrants Trust
Other placement agencies were Church of England Children's Bureau, The National Children'sHome, Fegan Home, Middlemore Home and the Quarriers Home Of Scotland amongothers.
Address forChurch of England's Childrens Bureau
The Children's Society
There have been several excellent books written explaining the plight ofThe Home Childrenask at your public library for
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