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From: "FRANK COLE" <>
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Barnardo Home Children Database
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 22:50:44 +0000
Thank you so much for this information and I WILL keep this URL for later. I
just went there and put in Jane Swain but without her year of arrival (which
I know is 1899) nothing comes up and lots of people wouldn't know the year.
It should be availble without the year, don't you think.
>From: "Betty" <>
>Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Barnardo Home Children Database
>Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 05:31:04 -0500
>Yes, the web page did change, and so did the data base. I believe this
>is the correct URL:
>And I did a quick search and found a Jane SWAINE arriving in 1899.
>I've been searching this BHC data base for 5+ years, and I almost always
>the "wild card" feature. We never know what people wrote down for the
>surnames and given names for these thousands of children. Using that
>feature, I found 36 children with surnames which started with SWAIN *
>including the above SWAINE, SWAINLAND, SWAINSON. If you search with a
>different "*" you come up with SWAN, SWANSON, SWALE, SWALLOW, SWANLAND,
>etc. (113 of these names).
>One of the things which changed is the "Party or Comments." Both of my
>great-grandparents, and her 4 siblings, and all the children who left the
>"Liverpool Sheltering Homes" in the ~1875 timeframe, used to say that they
>came from that "Home" (actually with an error). But, now they only
>they were with "Mrs. Birt's Party, and they are the "Col. Laurie" records.
>But, they now offer a link which shows all the children on the ship with
>This is probably the URL which you should "save." And then click on the
>"Immigration Records Search" on the left.
>And others might want to check out everything which is .now. available on
>the home page:
>Have a pleasant day. THINK SPRING !
>Betty (near Lowell, MA, USA)
>(always looking for CORKILL descendants, any spelling)
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Bonnie Cole" <>
>To: "ONTARIO LIST" <>
>Sent: Monday, February 23, 2009 5:14 PM
>Subject: [ONTARIO] Barnardo Home Children Database
> > Has something changed? Can anyone help me find Jane Swain(s) who sailed
> > 1892 aboard S.S. Arawa for Ontario?
> > Thanks,
> > Bonnie
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