Over 130,000 children had been deported from Britain and shipped off to a new life in distant parts of the Empire. This long history of compulsory migration ended in 1967 when post-war child migration drew to a close. The Trust provides a highly professional, specialised service, reuniting Britain’s former Child Migrants with their mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters.
When the topic of child immigrants to Canada is raised many people first think of Barnardo's. Some may know about Annie Macpherson, Maria Rye, Fegan Homes, Dr. Stephenson and the National Children's Home or even some of the Roman Catholic organizations. This web site represents research into all of the organizations which brought children and young women to Canada between 1833 and 1935.