Stories of the Lost Children

Herbert Morand The Middlemore Annual Reports include photographs of some children from 1896 onwards. One of the earliest children to feature in this way was Herbert Morand.  His father, Eugene, was French and his step-mother English. They lived at 134A Belgrave Road and there were six children in the family. …

The Lost Children Book

The Lost Children: a book by Val Hart & Rowena Lyon Is now available! All the stories and information from the popular Lost Children Exhibition in 2019 have been included, and more… Please click the button below to secure your copy now.(sent out by Post to UK, Canada, or USA)

Visitors to the Exhibition

The exhibition has been visited by over 500 people, including many relatives and descendants of Middlemore children. There are many of these in the Birmingham area, for various reasons: Some families in desperate circumstances had to choose just some of their children to be sent to Canada while others stayed …

Talks at the exhibition

The Exhibition was given a huge boost by two visiting authors form Canada who gave talks , both of which were very well attended. Patricia Roberts-Pichette is the leading authority on the Homes and presented a viewpoint very sympathetic to the work of the Homes. Pat Skidmore is the daughter …

Exhibition Launch

The Lost Children Exhibition was Launched on Friday 13th September We were delighted to welcome The Vice Lord Lieutenant of the West Midlands , Dr. Beverly Lindsay; the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Mohammed Azim; and authors, Patricia Roberts- Pichette and Pat Skidmore who flew in specially for the event.. …