The Barnardo Boys
Thousands of British 'Home Children' were shipped to Canada as child labourers in a plot right out of Dickens

Sanders, Carol
Date Written:  2014-04-28
Publisher:  Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, Canada
Year Published:  2012
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16535

Between 1868 and the 1930s, more than 100,000 destitute children in Great Britain were shipped off to Canada. An estimated two-thirds of the Home Children, as they were known, were under the age 14.

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