On their own - Britain's child migrants

Catherine Maunder (née Hope)

woman reading to young children in a school roomPhotograph reproduced courtesy Catherine Maunder

"On the whole the Fairbridge girls have made a success of their lives. We are now scattered throughout the world but the one thing that we have in common is that we are all survivors."

Migrated when she was: 9 years old
Sent by:
Fairbridge
Sailed on: 'SS Arundel Castle'
Arrived at: Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia in 1951
Lives in: South Africa
Memento: Her autobiography, 'Be Brave and Look after Your Teeth'

Catherine was previously featured in Meet the children in the Departure section.

book cover
Photograph reproduced courtesy Catherine Maunder

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