Wednesday, 12 October 2011

New British Home Children database

Library and Archives Canada has announced the release of a new version of database listing the names of some 20,000 British Home Children sent to Canada from 1869-1930. The database is at, whilst John reid has the press release at

(With thanks to John Reid)


1 comment:

  1. I've been searching the BHC data base at LAC for about 15 yrs., and used it for both my great-grandparents, and for helping other people. I preferred the data base - search feature - from 10 yrs. ago. I hope the .new. version of the data base is as easy to use.

    On Roots Web for 15 yrs.,

    Betty (near Lowell, MA, USA)