Middlemore Article by Christine Jackson and Patricia Roberts -Pichette, from the BIFHSGO publication, “Anglo-Celtic Roots”

Celebrating an “Invaluable Resource”— the Middlemore Project Both Patricia and Christine are long-term active members o fBIFHSGO, who have previously contributed articles to Anglo-Celtic Roots on a variety o f subjects Preface (by Christine Jackson)Many readers are aware of the sterling work done by volunteers in transcribing and indexing informa­ …

Middlemore Index

The British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa have a wealth of information on their website including a WONDERFUL Index of Middlemore child migrants. From their home page the index is in the section on Research and Projects. www.bifhsgo.ca

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)

Finding Middlemore Children: useful links

Local Genealogical Society: British Home Children – a register of all children sent to Canada https://www.britishhomechildrenregistry.com Midland Ancestors (BMSGH) https://midland-ancestors.uk/ Free Resources: Family Search https://www.familysearch.org Free BMD https://www.freebmd.org.uk Subscription Genealogy Sites: Ancestry – free to use in Birmingham and Solihull libraries https://www.ancestry.co.uk Find My Past – free to use in …

Other Information Sources

Passenger lists, & Immigration Tips www.olivetree genealogy.com WW1 Military records www.greatwar.co.uk/research/military-records/british-soldiers-ww1-service-records.htm WW2 Military records www.forces-war-records.co.uk/Records Middlemore Atlantic Society www.middlemoreatlanticsociety.com British Home Children Advocacy www.britishhomechildren.com

Links of Interest

Here are some Middlemore related,interesting, informative and educational links… Fairbridge Farm School Canada A story of British Home Children on Vancouver Island British Home Children in CanadaPlenty of good information on this website Middlemore Atlantic SocietyPhoto Galleries and much more… Books About MiddlemoreA fine selection of reading material

School Packs

These educational resources are freely available for all teachers and provide a great starting point for lesson plans, workshops or group discussions. Click Here For The Lost Children School Packs Key Stage Two This pack is aimed at children in Key Stage 2. It is about the Middlemore Children’s Emigration …

Other Sources of information

1.  Great Canadian Expectations by Patricia Roberts-Pichette An Excellent Book about the Middlemoe Homes specifically 2. ancestry.co.uk Access to a host of records. 3. www.olivetreegenealogy.com Olive Tree Genealogy has Passenger Lists, Immigration Tips, Canada, Military, Genealogy Guide. Canadian Genealogy: I have a lot of interest in Canadian Genealogy (especially Ontario) …