A group of children aged between six and thirteen board a train at London's St Pancras Station, en route to new homes in Australia. Having somehow been deprived of a normal home life, they are being sent abroad by the Church of England...More
February 24, 2010 Licence
A group of young emigrants from the Fairbridge Farm Schools at Tilbury, England sailing on the liner Ormonde to a new life at the Kingsley Fairbridge Farm School at Pinjarra, Western Australia.
Mr Kitson, agent-general for Western Australia, talks to two young children who are about to emigrate from the Fairbridge Farm Schools in England to the Kingsley Fairbridge Farm Schools in Western Australia. They are aboard the liner...More
A group of orphaned children from the Dr Barnardo's Garden City, Woodford Bridge, Essex, en route to a new life in Australia being seen off by the deputy High Commissioner for Australia, Mr Norman Mighell.
A group of Barnardo Boys at Australia House, London. They are leaving for Australia where they will be living on farms. Shaking the hand of one of the boys is the Duke of Devonshire while Mrs Barnardo is sitting in the centre of the...More
Forty cheering children, leaving Waterloo, headed for Western Australia where they are to be trained at a farm school.