On their own - Britain's child migrants

Frank Bray

smartly dressed young boy

"I hope you enjoyed the concert on Saturday and the football match. It will be a long time before we shall see you again so I must say goodbye, give best wishes especially to my brothers and sister."

Photograph reproduced courtesy Southampton City Archives, Southampton City Council.

Migrated when he was: 14 years old
Sent by: Liverpool Sheltering Homes
Sailed on: 'SS Tunisian'
Arrived: Quebec, Canada in 1906
Memento: Football rattle

Find out more about Frank's experiences in Canada later in the exhibition.

modern woodern football rattle

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