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Child Emigration from Britain to Canada (Quarrier's Orphan Homes of Scotland)

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  • William Quarrier (1829 - 1903)
    William Quarrier was born in a tenement in Cross Shore Street, Greenock, on 16 September 1829. The entrance to the close was transferred to Quarriers Village and now forms part of the war memorial. ...
  • Laurie Duncombe Abell (1910 - d.)

This is a sub-project of the Child Emigration - Britain to Canada.

This one is for the children from the Quarrier's Orphan Homes of Scotland. It was located at Bridge of Weir in Renfrewshire. Here is a link to the Quarriers, Scotland's Family Charity.

Here is a link to the founder, William Quarrier's profile.

On the whole the profiles linked to this project do not have any information about the parents, what they did in Canada or exact dates of birth. What they do have is a source document showing their immigration to Canada. Because of the numbers involved the names are not listed in the body of the project - please refer to the profiles added listed (right) for links.

Some profiles may be linked to their families as someone from the family has contacted us with information.