On their own - Britain's child migrants

Annie Cairns (née Fereday)

smartly dressed young girl

"I read Anne of Green Gables in school and thought I would love to go to Canada as it must be a lovely place to live if it was like the book."

Photograph reproduced courtesy Sheila Milburn.

Migrated when she was: 14 years old
Sent by: Middlemore Home
Sailed on: 'SS Newfoundland'
Arrived: New Brunswick, Canada in 1928
Memento: Copy of 'Anne of Green Gables'

old copy of the book 'Anne of Green Gables' by Montgomery

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