On their own - Britain's child migrants

George Barrett

portrait photo of a man

"We will keep the memories of the Middlemore Home boys and girls alive. Any of us have nothing to be ashamed of. In our lives we have all done our best."

Photographs reproduced courtesy Paulette Bingham and Marion Crawford.

Migrated when he was: 14 years old
Sent by:
Middlemore Home
Sailed on: 'RMS Franconia'
Arrived at: New Brunswick, Canada in 1924
Lived in: Canada
Memento: Sheet of commemorative stamps from Year of the British Home Child

sheet of special edition stamps

commemorative stamp with photos ofchild migrants and a ship


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