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The Children's Friend Society - Master Canadian List

The following is a list of list of children that were sent to Canada as part of the Children's Friends Society emigration scheme. Some of these children were not really children and others mere babes either taken away from their parents or sent from children's homes and workhouses in England.

See also the various ships listed on the Main Page - and individual projects- not all names have been cross checked against those lists WIP.

Ships to Canada

  • Concord Captain Hick for Quebec
  • George Canning for Halifax

Only one child - Layton, Joseph – apprenticed to Mr. Edward Ward of Halifax as a printer

  • Eleutheria Captain Wheatley, for Montreal, Lower Canada
  • Active for Montreal, Lower Canada
  • Englishman Captain W. Sharp
  • Hinde Captain Custard for New Brunswick.
  • Toronto for Montreal, Lower Canada. (Under the care of Mrs. Sturt, as Matron, and Mr. John Bourhill, as the General Superintendent during the voyage out).

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(Last name, First name and name of ship)

  • Atkinson, William - Eleutheria
  • Baiman, William - Eleutheria
  • Baker, Mary Ann - Toronto
  • Ball, Charles - Concord
  • Baugh, Mary Ann - Toronto
  • Bendall, Henry - Hinde
  • Bendall, Mark - Hinde
  • Birkin, Henry - Eleutheria
  • Brady, Thomas - Concord
  • Burling, John - Concord
  • Byfield, Edward - Eleutheria
  • Byfield, William - Active
  • Chapman, Thomas - Eleutheria
  • Charlton, Wm.- Eleutheria
  • Claridge, Benjamin - Active
  • Cooper, Eliza - Toronto
  • Croley, Ann - Toronto
  • Curtis, Robert - Concord
  • Davies, Henry - Concord
  • Dobbin, Henry - Active
  • Dobbin, John - Active
  • Douglas, Robert - Active
  • Doyle, Mary Ann - Toronto
  • Eastman, William - Concord
  • Foord, Joseph
  • Foot, Edwin - Hinde
  • Gerrell, Peter - Eleutheria
  • Gill, James - Eleutheria
  • Hanham, Phillip - Concord
  • Hardaway, George - Eleutheria
  • Harvey, John - Hinde
  • Hawkins, ?? - [?]
  • Henley, Sarah - Toronto
  • Hunter, ?? - [?}
  • Isaacs, Thomas - [?]
  • Israel , Wynn Clan - Toronto
  • James, Ann - Toronto
  • Jerrell, Henry - Eleutheria
  • Johnson, William - Eleutheria
  • Johnston , Mary Anne - Toronto
  • Johnston, William - Active
  • Judge , Alfred – Hinde
  • Keogh, Margaret - Toronto
  • Lake, Louisa - Totonto
  • Layton, Joseph – George Canning
  • Madden, Mary Anne - Toronto
  • Mason , James - Englishman
  • May, Edwin - Concord
  • May, Ellen Susan - Toronto
  • May, Frederick - Concord
  • Mercier, Ann - Toronto
  • Mercier, Alfred - Active
  • Mitchell, George - Eleutheria
  • Morris, John - Concord
  • Mullins, Henrietta - Toronto
  • Nelson, Jane - Concord
  • Nownes, Geo. Wm - Concord
  • Oldham, Edward - Concord
  • Parry, Thomas - Concord
  • Pethers, Ann - Toronto
  • Plunket, Thomas - Concord
  • Potter, Henry - [?]
  • Preece, William - Eleutheria
  • Pryor , Caroline - Toronto
  • Riggier, Thomas - Eleutheria
  • Ross, Richard - Concord
  • Shaw, Mary Ann - Toronto
  • Shurety, Thomas - Concord
  • Silverthorn, William - Active
  • Smith, Jesse - Active
  • Stacey, William - Active
  • Stephens, Helen - Toronto
  • Sturch, Henry - Eleutheria
  • Sweeney, Mary Anne - Toronto
  • Sweeney, Robert - Englishman
  • Thomas, ?? - [?]
  • Thompson, Edward - Eleutheria
  • Thurlow, William - Active
  • Turner, Henry - Concord
  • Tye, George - Eleutheria
  • Uniker, William – Englishman
  • Warren, John - Eleutheria
  • Wells, William - Eleutheria
  • Whitcomb, William - Concord
  • White, Thomas - Concord
  • Wilshire, Henry - Active
  • Wilshire, William – Active
  • Winteringham, Anne - Toronto
  • Winteringham, Ester – Toronto
  • Wright, Henry - [?]
  • Yorke, William - Eleutheria
  • Young, William – Concord

Main Reference The Children's Friend Society - Juvenile Emigrants to Western Australia, South Africa and Canada 1834 - 1842 by Geoff Blackburn. This book can be obtained from Access Press, P.O. Box 132, Northbridge, Western Australia.

See also - http://jubilation.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/children/Organizations/cfriend.html