On their own - Britain's child migrants

Stewart Lee

recent photo of a man

"It was 40 years by the time I got over to England but I couldn’t get an Australian passport. I got an English passport, got to Manchester and I was home again."

Photographs reproduced courtesy Stewart Lee.

Migrated when he was: 4 years old
Sent by:
Fairbridge
Sailed on: 'SS Strathnaver'
Arrived at: Molong, New South Wales, Australia in 1955
Lives in: New South Wales, Australia
Memento: Photograph of family home in Manchester

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

photo of a street of typical family housing in England

 

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