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Title Oral History with Harold Warneford Vennell
Date 14 Jun 2007
Document Type Oral History (Audio)
Name Warneford Vennell, Harold
Interviewer Vennell, Shirley
Date of Recording 14 Jun 2007
Duration 00:13:01
Reference 07.06.14HV
Library / Archive Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Description Harold Warneford Vennell arrived from England as a British Home Child in 1932. He describes his experiences as a Barnardos child migrant to Canada and explains that none of the children were told where they were going, describes the journey over in the lower decks of a ship which had just been used to transport cattle and talks about the hardship of working on a farm.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Canada
Places Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ports Liverpool, England; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality English
Keywords child migration, Barnardos, railway, third class, shipping, animals, farming, forced migration
Language English
Copyright Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21