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Title National Children's Homes Including a Personal Account of the SS Polynesian Voyage in 1873
Date 1873-1980
Document Type Personal Account; Newspaper; Leaflet
Reference DX/444
Library / Archive National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library
Description Article about children's homes in Canada and the export of orphans. Includes personal recollections of the SS Polynesian voyage, articles and modern pamphlets.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Journey Conditions; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Canada
Places Liverpool, London, Salford, Birkenhead, Birkdale, England; Hamilton, Ontaria, Newfoundland, Quebec, Canada
Ships SS Polynesian
People Stephenson, Dr T B
Keywords emigrants, push factors, child migration, children, charity, provisions, railway, economics, politics, religion, death, health and sickness, bad weather, trade, agriculture, service industry, education
Language English
Copyright National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives & Library