On their own ? Britain?s child migrants

Message board - share your memories

Are you a former child migrant? Or has your family been affected by child migration from Britain to Commonwealth countries. We would love to hear from you. Please share your memories on our message board.

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Alvin Crisp

Sunday 21 September 2014 09:41 GMT

Arrived at Fairbridge Bulawayo in Feb. 1951. Left to join my Parents in Umtali (Mutare) end of 1952. My number was 154. Now residing in Harare. email. megabrik@telco.co.zw

Stuart Watson

Wednesday 17 September 2014 16:02 GMT

I was a Boarder, "child migrant" at fairbridge in Bulawayo from 1954 to 1960 then on to Milton Senior till 1965. I remember you Elma, we were in the same class. Last I heard of Padre Dean and his family they migrated to what was then Northern Rhodesia. .My email is spwsew@gmail.com

marcel moss

Wednesday 03 September 2014 22:46 GMT

Rhodesia Fairbridge 1947/1953 would like to contact anyone who went there, I have over 100 OF on our indaba e-mail list, we have reunions every 2 years around the world


Friday 29 August 2014 10:22 GMT

Looking for any information on Colin Campbell who arrived in Canada in 1902. He went to the Marchmont House in Belleville, Ont and subsequently worked for Daniel Macfarlane in Huntingdon Quebec. Any information is most appreciated.

Elma Sutherland nee patterson

Wednesday 06 August 2014 02:53 GMT

attended Fairbridge College in Bulawayo from around 1953 to59. I was a local child. I am trying to find a fellow pupil JENNIFER DEAN . her father, was the padre there/ I am in the UK now, and would love to connect with her. Do you have her fathers details. I thin his name was Eric and her mum edna. Thanks.

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