Monday, 23 June 2014

British Home Children deaths in Canada database

The British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa ( has placed online a fully searchable database of some 2284 British Home Children deaths in Canada. The database is accessible at

BIFHSGO also has several other Home Children databases available, produced in partnership with Library and Archives Canada, including:

Barnardo's Ups and Downs magazine

The Fegan Index

Middlemore Home Children index search

For more on the society's Home Children projects visit

(With thanks to @BIFHSGO)


Now available for UK research is the new second edition of the best selling Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians, whilst my new book British and Irish Newspapers is also now out. And FindmyPast - please reinstate the original Scottish census citations on your new site.

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