British Home Children; British Child Migrants – Links

Canadian and International Home Children and historical child immigration/migration schemes

British Home Children in Canada Check all the links:

British Home Child Group International (BHC) database: This database has now moved to Rootschat – direct link:

Home Children, 1869-1930, Library and Archives Canada. Databases and other information. Includes child immigration:

Briitsh Home Children email list, Rootsweb, “for anyone who has a genealogical interest in the 100,000 British Home Children – alleged orphans – who were emigrated to Canada by 50 child care organizations 1870-1948.”:


Child migration to Australia (Fact sheet 124), National Archives of Australia:

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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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