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From: "FRANK COLE" <>
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Barnardo Home Children Database
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 01:20:39 +0000
In-Reply-To: <200902242325.n1ONPj8x021174@pobox.sfu.ca>


Hi Stella:

What are you saying here about Waterloo University? Do they have a section
for this?

Bonnie


>From: Stella Stanger <>
>Reply-To:
>To:
>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
>Arawa.
>Yesterday I sent url - re Home children. - from Waterloo University
>Has contact information - re Barnardo's et al
> and much other information.
>Cheers, Stella
>
>
>
>At 02:50 PM 24/02/2009, you wrote:
> >Betty:
> >
> >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.
> >
> >Bonnie
> >
> >
> > >From: "Betty" <>
> > >Reply-To:
> > >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:
> > >
> > >http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/home-children/001015-1
> > 00.01-e.php
> > >
> > >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
> > >use
> > >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
> > >say
> > >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.
> > >
> > >http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/home-children/index-e.html
> > >
> > >And others might want to check out everything which is .now. available
>on
> > >the home page:
> > >
> > >http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/index-e.html
> > >
> > >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
> > >in
> > > > 1892 aboard S.S. Arawa for Ontario?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Bonnie
> > >
> > >
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