Home Children Site in Canada

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Here is the site in Canada at the National Library for the Home Children data base:

https://thediscoverblog.com/2015/11/19/new-version-of-the-home-children-records-database/
in The Tree House by E. Lauraine Syrnick G2G6 Pilot (111k points)
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Here's a link to April's British Home Children Newsletter in case you haven't seen it.

 

http://media.wix.com/ugd/186d15_4ca2f0e193074eaf8a5969f02e61b354.pdf
by Fred Adamson G2G6 Pilot (140k points)
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Thank you very much.  Don't have any Home Children so far in my family but know one of them worked for one of my uncles at one time.  I read the book that was published & was horrified at how many were mistreated.  Only a few were treated well.
I've found two (maybe four, pending confirmation).  It's surprising how many children were involved, and not only to Canada.  I don't have the numbers handy, but children were also sent to Rhodesia, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.
Really appreciated the article.  Interesting that Rob Ford is mentioned in one part.  Most people, even Americans, know about him.  Thank you very much for posting that.

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