Home Children in Elgin County

British Home Children to Elgin County Ontario – 1869-1949

Compiled by Bruce C. Johnson Jr.

British Home Children

Elgin

Surname   Given Name(s)  Age  Ship  Year of Arrival  Title of Record

Aylmer

LEWIS, Eliza, 14, SARMATIAN, 1873, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

LEWIS, Florence, Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), November 1928

LAMPLOUGH, James, Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1901

SMITH, Sidney George, Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), June 1902

BARTON, Alice, Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), August 1903

MORGAN, Clara, Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), October 1923

BAILEY, Amelia E., Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1918

AYE, Laura, 13, 1888, H Gibbens, London , Ontario. List of children sent out by Mr Middlemore

LITTLE, Earl Mrs., Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1918

HARRIS, Lily M. A.,  Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), December 1921

HODGSON, George   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

HOLDER, Sarah Ann   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

PARTRIDGE, Wm.   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

Belmont

BOOTH    Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), December 1925

BEARD, Ernest H.,  Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), May 1896

GARD, Hy. Thomas   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), February 1897

NORRIS, William   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), February 1897

BEARD, Ernest Henry   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), December 1897 / January 1898

Port Burwell

SMITH, Joseph,   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

SMITH, Mary A.,   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

Rodney

DOWN, Geo.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), February 1896

BULLIMORE, Jno.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), April 1897

DOWN, George   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), December 1897 / January 1898

GUY, Thomas   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), July 1899

SMITH, George   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), October 1899

BARNES, Herbert Leonard   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), July 1900

DOWDESWELL, William Henry   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), July 1900

St. Thomas

HUNTER, Frederick   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), June 1902

ARNOLD, Keziah   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), May 1921

HAWKINS, Rose   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), October 1923

MEE Kathleen   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), November 1919

SUTTON, H.B.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), July 1904

LLOYD, Bertha   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), May 1913

GRIFFITH, Mr.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1902

BUTTON, Bernard C.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), April-May 1902

NORRIS, F. E.   Canadian Extracts from the Guild Messenger (Dr. Barnardo’s Homes), March 1932

GARD, Albert E.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), July 1924

BARRINGTON, Ada   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), March 1928

SIMS, Irene   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), November 1928

WILLIAMS, Amelia PERUVIAN, 1872, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

WILLIAMS Amelia   W. J. Wills with alphabetic list of Miss Rye’s Children

HOOPER, Richard, 18, CIRCASSIAN, 1886 Records of the Fegan Distributing Home in Toronto

BUTTON, Bernard C.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), July 1904

MASTERS, Dora, 4, POLYNESIAN, 1874, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

JONES, Prudence, 11, POLYNESIAN, 1873, m. Henry Francis JOHNSTON resided St. Thomas

JONES, Prudence, 11, POLYNESIAN, 1873, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

Straffordville

ADLINGTON, George R.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), July 1899

O’CONNELL, Louisa   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), July 1916

CRIBB, Lucy   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), December 1921

HAGUE, Horace   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), May 1914

ADLINGTON, George   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), May 1909

Vienna

MOORE, Fred John   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), December 1897 / January 1898

HOWELL, Richard   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

Wallacetown

FLINT, Thos. G.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), October 1895

BEST, Wm.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), November 1895

LEE Thomas   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), November 1895

DAINTON, Alfred   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), December 1895

DAINTON, Alfred   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1896

FOX, Henry   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1896

KING, John R.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1896

ROGERS, Lionel   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), March 1896

FOX, Henry   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), April 1896

CHORLEY, James W.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), February 1897

PONT, William C.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), April 1897

SEAGER, William   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1899

FOX, Henry   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), October 1899

McGRATH, Martin   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), October 1899

KING, John R.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), October 1899

BERESFORD, George Clifton   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), July 1900

WARD, Ernest Sidney   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1902

TROMP, George   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), August 1903

BASTABLE, Robert John   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), May 1910

HILL, William   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), May 1909

ROGERS, Lionel   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1896

ALLEN, Frederick George CORSICAN, 1910, Emigration of poor Catholic children from the Westminster Diocese to Canada, 1874-1928

FLUSKEY, Albert H.  1913 Emigration of poor Catholic children from the Westminster Diocese to Canada, 1874-1928

McNAUGHTON, Thomas VICTORIAN, 1914, Emigration of poor Catholic children from the Westminster Diocese to Canada, 1874-1928

FOSTER, Frederick   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

Port Stanley

Kathleen OSBORNE at Port Bruce– Mrs. Oliver SHINGLER

Aldborough

GILLINGWATER, A. L.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), August 1896

WRAY, John Thorpe   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1902

BOOKER, Edward, 13LAKE ONTARIO, 1888, Register of children emigrated by the Leeds Board of Guardians

BOOTER, Edward13 1888H Gibbens. Lists of Workhouse & Other Children sent by Middlemore in 1888.

MORGAN, Herbert   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

BEECH, Samuel   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

WILSON, Robert   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

Bayham

WOOD, William J. / Willie   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

WOOD, William   History Book

VAUGHAN, M.A., 6, SARDINIAN, 1877, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

HUTCHINSON Florence, 9, SARMATIAN, 1874Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

Dunwich

FOX, Henry   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1901

OLDEN Thomas, 11 1888, H Gibbens, London , Ontario. List of children sent out by Mr Middlemore

GASCOIGNE George, 14 1888, H Gibbens, London , Ontario. List of children sent out by Mr Middlemore

THOMPSON William   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

WALKER James   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

CAREY Edward H.   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

SMITH John William   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

WEBB Frederick   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

GASCOYNE George   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

PLANT William J.   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

HATFIELD, Laura   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

CAREY, Thomas H.   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

HANSON John   History Book

CAREY Edward H.   History Book

Malahide

FENN, John W.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), November 1929

BIRCH, Alice   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

BALL Louisa   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

ROBERTS John, 17  Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

JONES, William   History Book

STEED William   History Book

BIRCH Alice   History Book

SHELL, Frederick Wm. Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), April 1899- Dunboyne

LEE Thomas   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), November 1895

LEE Emma, 10, PRUSSIAN 1871 Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

South Dorchester

PRESTON, Louisa, 8 1883, Miss ML Rye, List of children brought out in 1883

BURROWS, Emily, 11 1888, Miss M.R. Rye Niagara Names & Addresses of Certain Children Brough Out In April 1888

BURROWS, Emily, 11 1888, Order in Council Authorising transmission of Reports on 11 pauper child.to Imp. Govt.

ELLMAN Florence12 1883, Miss ML Rye, List of children brought out in 1883

Southwold

KNOPP, Henry   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1903

WILLMOT, Albert   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

ASHTON Charles   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

TICKLE, Walter   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

BURDEN, William Charles   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

PALMER, George   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

BROXTON, George   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

SMITH, James   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

GARNER, Edwin Ernest   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

SMITH, George F.   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

HADLEY, Harry / Henry   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

JONES John, 8  History Book

SOUTHWOLD, I.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1899

COTTRELL, Bessie, 11, PRUSSIAN, 1870, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

WILLIAMS, Sarah, 12, PERUVIAN 1872, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

Yarmouth

BUTTON, Herbert G. Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), July 1904

BUTTON, Herbert George, 20, KENSINGTON, 1905

PERRY, Dick, 13  Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

SNELL, David Harry   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), November 1919

GRISE Harriett, 9, PRUSSIAN, 1871, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

STANLEY, Rebecca, 9 1890, Miss M.S. Rye Niagara Lists of pauper & Non Pauper Children

STANLEY, Rebecca, 9 1890, Miss S. Rye with List of Paupers brought out this year

HALFORD, Louis   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

PERCIVAL, Gertrude   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

DAVIS, John Henry   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

BIRCH, Sarah Jane   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

BREFFITT, Sarah   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

BAKER Minnie Clara   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

DIXON Harriet   Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada

BIRCH Sarah Jane   History Book

BAKER Minnie Clara   History Book

SINISTER George John   History Book

DAVIS John Henry   History Book

BREFITT Sarah   History Book

STEVENS Fred. A., 10 1906, List of Children under 18 years old on the Books of Father Berry’s Home in Canada on the 31st December 1906

BRYANT Anne, 12, POLYNESIAN, 1873, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

ROBERTSON Harriet, 11, PERUVIAN, 1872, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

STACK Bridget, 9, POLYNESIAN, 1873, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

STEARNE Mary, 12, SARMATIAN, 1874, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

THOROGOOD Emma, 12, SARMATIAN, 1872, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

LEE Emma, 10, PRUSSIAN, 1871, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

FAIR Clara, 9, PERUVIAN, 1872, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

FAIR Jessie, 13, PERUVIAN, 1872, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

Sparta

MARTIN, Joseph   Canadian Extracts from the Guild Messenger (Dr. Barnardo’s Homes), July 1955

WATLING Ralph Augustus   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1915

PRIOR Mr. A. LeRoy   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), January 1915

WILLIAMS, Frederick J.   Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), November 1919

LINDER, Louisa, 13, PERUVIAN, 1872, Maria Rye Index, 1869-1879

Springfield

STYLES Edward  Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), June 1896

JACKSON George William Ups and Downs (magazine published by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s Homes, Toronto), June 1905

Elgin County Notes

Alphabetic List Of Miss Rye’s Children, February 1, 1878

Buckle, Emma 7873 Co Elgin Burwell Prt Talbot – Stet

Bryant, Amy 9543 Co Elgin – Stet

Bennett, Emma 97027 Co Elgin E.R. – lost sight of

Cotterell, Bessy 1453 Elgin WR – Stet at Fingals

Jones, Serah[sic Sarah] Ann 829 Co Elgin E.R. Union? – Stet [crossed out

Lewis, Elizabeth 8523 Co Elgin E.R. Aylmer

Lewis, Caroline 8533 Co Elgin E.R. Aylmer – Stet

Linder, Louise 6907 Co Elgin Sparta [crossed out] Niagara – Mr Tom Ellison

Robertson, Hariott 734 Co Elgin St Thomas

Stillwell, Johanna 154 Co Elgin Pt Stanley – Stet

Stack, Margt 1000 Co Elgin – Stet

Stack, Bridget 1001 Co Elgin – Stet

Stearne, Mary 1044 Co Elgin – Stet

Williams, Amelia 731 St. Thomas Co Elgin

Williams, Serah [sic Sarah] 733 Co Elgin – Stet