A mailing list for those interested in researching the 100,000 British Home Children who were emigrated to Canada by 50 child care organizations to work as indentured farm labourers (1870-1940). Archives: browse or search.
The Researching Child Migrants and British Home Children Legacy QuickGuide™ by Kathryn Lake Hogan contains useful information and resources to help you learn more about child migrants and British home children in Canada and Australia. Includes research strategies and contact information for several groups and societies in the UK, Canada and Australia. This handy 4-page PDF guide can be used on your computer or mobile device for anytime access.
Between 1869 and the early 1930s, over 100,000 children were sent to Canada from Great Britain during the child emigration movement. 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 Library and Archives Canada.