British Home Child Information Sheet
BHC Registry ID #: 81929Name & Birth
Surname: TOFTGiven Names: William Norman Thomson
Born: 1900Gender:Male
Born at:Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
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Sending or Escorting Organization: Middlemore
Canadian Distribution Home Name/Address: Fairview Home, Halifax
Age at Emigration: 8 Ship Sailed: Carthaginian
Departure Date: 16 May 1908 Port of Departure: Liverpool
Arrival Date: 28 May 1908 Port of Arrival: Halifax
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Sources and Notes
In LAC BHC Index (travel) as William TOFT, age 8

Middlemore Children's Emigration Homes, Application Book: William Norman Thomson TOFT - Siblings: Florence Gertrude Thomson - Address in United Kingdom: 58 Balsall Heath Rd., Edgbaston - Guardian: Emma Emily TOFT - Date of Application: 1906-12-11 --- Source: Library and Archives Canada - Database Item Number: 171482

Middlemore Children's Emigration Homes, Settlement and reports of children sent to Canada: William N. T. TOFT - Age: 8 - Date of Document on which the age was recorded: 1908-04-09 - Date of Departure: 1908-00-00 - Guardian: Murdoch McPHERSON - Place of First Settlement: Caledonia Mines, Cape Breton Co, Nova Scotia - Notes: 1914: Attending High (Grammar) School at Glace Bay . . . 1916: Working as a time keeper for Dominion Coal Co. . . . Is treated as a son by the McPHERSONs --- Source: Library and Archives Canada - Database Item Number: 165798

UK GRO Birth Registration Index: William Norman Thomson TOFT - Mother's Maiden Surname: (blank) - Registration Year: 1900 - Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun - Registration District: Birmingham - Inferred County: Warwickshire - Volume: 6d - Page: 28

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