GenMassachusetts-L Archives

Archiver > GenMassachusetts > 2010-10 > 1285941912

From: Carol Botteron <>
Subject: Re: [GENMASSACHUSETTS] "Child Migrants" list?
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2010 10:05:12 -0400
References: <>
In-Reply-To: <>

>From: Ms Betty Fredericks <>
>(I just started up a new List for discussing the possibly 150,000
>children who the officials in the United Kingdome sent out of their
>country. For about 100 years, the children were shipped to several
>different continents - whereever there was a British Colony. Over
>100,000 went to Canada. In the U.K. they were referred to as
>"Child Migrants." In Canada, they are referred to as "British Home
>Children." My great-grandparents were some of them. They arrived
>in Nova Scotia in 1874, and migrated to Stoneham, MA, in 1881.
>Many other of these children probably made their way down to Maine
>or Massachusetts.)

What is the name of this list? Is it on Rootsweb?
Please provide a link.

This thread: