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.

Please read these notes before you add a message. Anything posted on this message board may be used in publicity related to the exhibition.

Beryl

Wednesday 08 June 2011 05:03 GMT

My eyes have been opened today by the exhibition. There is good and bad in all decisions, but I now realise many were affected by the bad. Enjoyed the exhibition thoroughly and will leave still thinking about what I have seen and read.

Maggie

Wednesday 08 June 2011 05:02 GMT

Fantastic exhibition. Brings back how misguided we humans are yet believe it to be for the 'right reasons.' Sadly those badly affected will never feel justice and those who made a success of their lives may never truly understand why others were not so fortunate.

Michael Gormley

Wednesday 08 June 2011 05:00 GMT

Fantastic exhibition! I was fortunate to talk to some women from Barnardo's ... I mentioned to them that I was at Clontarf Orphanage from 1953-60. The ship I arrived on was the New Australia. Fortunately I was able to process my childhood and deal with the trauma of being abandoned, deprived and abused.

Sue

Wednesday 08 June 2011 04:55 GMT

'Ethnic cleansing' is still going on today - this part of history is still happening today. Why has it taken Britain so long to apologise. I am glad I don't live there anymore.

Ash

Wednesday 08 June 2011 04:53 GMT

On this day, I pray that God is present within the lost children of Britain and that their children are surrounded in the love they went without. May beauty surround you all. God bless.

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