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The Scandal of British Child Migration
Wednesday 17 May 2017, 05:30pm - 08:00pm
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Contact Malcolm Brown at 082 901 9047 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Professor Elwin Jenkins will talk on Kingsley Fairbridge and the scandal of British Child Migration.
Kingsley Ogilvie Fairbridge (5 May 1885 – 19 July 1924) was the founder of a child emigration scheme to British colonies and the Fairbridge Schools. His life work was the founding of the "Society for the Furtherance of Child Emigration to the Colonies", which was afterwards incorporated as the "Child Emigration Society" and ultimately the "Fairbridge Society".

Location NIFHS/GSSA-MB Club House, Carbineer's Grounds, PMB
Pietermaritzburg
Kwazulu Natal
We look forward to you joining us! Tea & Eats will be served after the meeting.