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From: Stella Stanger <>
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Barnardo Home Children Database
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 15:25:42 -0800
Hi Bonnie, Such strange happenings. Yesterday - when I searched - I
picked up only 2 SWAINE children - both boys -
Not much of anything else
Today - found
Jane SWAINE = As well as an entire list or children who arrived in
1899 - aboard the same ship
Yesterday I sent url - re Home children. - from Waterloo University
Has contact information - re Barnardo's et al
and much other information.
At 02:50 PM 24/02/2009, you wrote:
>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" <>
> >To: <>
> >Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Barnardo Home Children Database
> >Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 05:31:04 -0500
> >Hi Bonnie,
> >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
> >that child.
> >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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