As in my family, we had one person on the census, given
the same family surname by the enumerator -- yet the
young person was not family.
From 1860 to about 1930, there were at least 100,000
brought from England and vicinity -- we know
them as British Home Children. To date only about 25,000
have been found - I searched and completed a family of
seven -- for a neighbour.
Each child had a different surname, the surname of the
family with whom the child had been placed.
Have you thought of this possibility?
Muriel M. Davidson
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From: "Jaye" <jaye.nilsson(a)shaw.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2003 4:32 PM
Subject: [NS-CB-L] My appologies!
I posted about having the 1901 Census on CD. I don't! It is the
Very sorry! My only excuse is that I've been into everything you can
imagine today and was just looking at the 1901 before I posted my note.
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