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New Lives for Old: The Story of Britain’s Child Migrants

By: Roger Kershaw

Price: $34.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615179

ISBN: 1905615175

Condition: The National Archives [United Kingdom]


Over 100,000 children were sent across the seas to Canada between 1869 and the late 1930s. Thousands of others were dispatched to Australia – as well as to New Zealand, South Africa and Rhodesia – up to and even after the Second World War. These young migrants came from charitable organizations or children’s homes, and were sent to find a better life as agricultural workers and servants, mechanics and skilled artisans. They were the ‘superfluous thousands’ of Britain’s cities, including workhouse paupers, reformatory inmates, children from industrial sc... View more info

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Migration Records: A Guide for Family Historians [United Kingdom]

By: Roger Kershaw

Price: $24.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615407

ISBN: 190561540X

Condition: 160 pages; 7 1/2" x 9 1/2", paper, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


160 pages; 7 1/2" x 9 1/2", paper, The National Archives [United Kingdom] View more info

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Family History On The Move: Where Your Ancestors Went and Why

By: Roger Kershaw , Mark Pearsall

Price: $12.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365929

ISBN: 1903365929

Condition: 256 pages, 4 1/2 x 6 1/4, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


256 pages, 4 1/2 x 6 1/4, The National Archives [United Kingdom] View more info

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Immigrants And Aliens: A Guide to Sources on UK Immigration and Citizenship

By: Roger Kershaw and Mark Pearsall

Price: $19.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 365625

ISBN: 1903365627

Condition: 144 pages; 7 1/4" x 9 1/2", paper, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


Over the centuries there have been many waves of immigrants (or aliens as they are often described in official documentation) arriving in Britain. From medieval times Jews, Huguenots and many religious minorities escaping from persecution have made their home in this country. In more recent times many people from former British colonies have come to Britain for economic reasons.The National Archives holds a wealth of records relating to immigration to these shores: lists of arrivals, naturalisation papers, records of religious dissenters and spies are among the key sources for those tr... View more info