New for our BHCARA collection! A Fegan Roll of Honour Medal WITH the scroll which would have been presented with it!! We have several Good Conduct Medals from Barnardo's (some in our display at Black Creek Pioneer Village, one now with the Canadian Museum of History in Quebec and one with me), but the two Fegan medals we had before we found the families and returned them (for free). This one was found by a collector in the UK, I did find the family and they offered it to me. I paid the collector what he paid for it plus postage and it arrived today!!!
The Library and Archives Canada has republished their British Home Child database, which now contains over 250,000 peices of informatin! Included in t...
Library and Archives Canada
November 20, 2015
New National Children's Home Documents in the BHCARA collections!