On their own - Britain's child migrants

Catherine Maunder (née Hope)

smartly dressed young girl

"At Rhodesia House, all that big heavy furniture, all those children waiting with their parents for that all important interview was too much – I slid under a table and continued to read in peace."

Photograph reproduced courtesy Catherine Maunder.

Migrated when she was: 9 years old
Sent by: Fairbridge
Sailed on: 'SS Arundel Castle'
Arrived: Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia in 1951
Memento: Copy of 'Just William'

See Catherine as an adult reflecting on her experiences in Meet the children today later in the exhibition.

old copy of the book 'Just William' by Richard Crompton

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