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Marjorie too afraid to cry : a home child experience

Author: Patricia Skidmore
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1937, 10-year-old Marjorie Arnison was shipped from Britain to Prince of Wales Fairbridge Farm School near Victoria, British Columbia. For years she wouldn't talk about her past. It wasn't until daughter Patricia explored archival records and shared them with her mother that a home-child saga emerged.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Marjorie Arnison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Skidmore
ISBN: 9781459703391 1459703391
OCLC Number: 809971622
Description: 295 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Butterflies prevail --
Winifred's children --
Adrift --
Winifred's sorrow --
Middlemore Emigration Home, Birmingham --
Feding memories --
Off to London --
The last tea party --
Joyce's sorrow --
Leaving Liverpool --
Pier D, Port of Vancouver --
Prince of Wales Fairbridge Farm School --
A mother's lament --
Family is important --
Marjorie waited seventy-three years --
Afterword : Patricia's perspective --
Appendix A Outfitted for Canada --
Appendix B The "Fairbridge March" --
Appendix C Brief background of the Prince of Wales Fairbridge Farm School, near Cowichan Station, British Columbia --
Appendix D Child migration timeline --
Appendix E Transcript of Gordon Brown's apology to British child migrants.
Responsibility: Patricia Skidmore.

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In 1937, 10-year-old Marjorie Arnison was shipped from Britain to Prince of Wales Fairbridge Farm School near Victoria, British Columbia. For years she wouldn't talk about her past. It wasn't until daughter Patricia explored archival records and shared them with her mother that a home-child saga emerged.

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