On their own - Britain's child migrants

Helen Tatchell (née Wylie)

smartly dressed young girl

"Prior to leaving we were taken to Australia House where we had a party and I received a little black doll."

Photograph reproduced courtesy Margaret Stewart.

Migrated when she was: 12 years old
Sent by: Fairbridge
Sailed on: 'SS Strathnaver'
Arrived: Pinjarra, Western Australia, Australia in 1939
Memento: Little black doll from Australia House

old black doll

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