Home Children

Between 1869 and the early 1930s, 100,000 British, Scottish and Irish children were sent to Canada to work as farm laborers or as domestics. Referred to as “Home Children”, they made up a major immigrant group, especially in Ontario. 

What This Free Genealogy Site Includes:

  • searchable death database for thousands of “home children”
  • database details include date and place of death, information on marriage, children and place of residence
  • searchable indexes of children brought to Canada between the 1860s and the 1930s
  • details include name, age, year of arrival, location where settled, ship’s name
  • additional information regarding this obscure immigrant population

Research Locations:

  • North America
  • Canada
  • Manitoba
  • Ottawa
  • New Brunswick
  • Nova Scotia
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Scotland
  • Ireland
  • Wales

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