The Story of Britains Child Migrants

cathy fox blog on child abuse

Empty Cradles by Margaret Humpreys [6]

A most moving book. I cried about 20 times during reading the book.

It is the story of how Margaret, a social worker for Nottinghamshire County Council  gradually discovers the unpalatable truth that the British Government and childrens charities trafficked children as young as 4 to Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Rhodesia.

It was part of a deliberate policy to rid Britain of the problem of full childrens homes,  paying for their upbringing as well as having the “benefit” of populating the Empire with young white blood. These children were transported as orphans, often with names and dates of birth altered so that their parents, who had often not agreed or even known about the theft of their children, would not be able to contact them and vice versa.

empty cradle

If you think that is stark, then add to the mix some emotional, physical and…

View original post 6,048 more words

Advertisements

About Sabine Kurjo McNeill

I'm a mathematician and system analyst formerly at CERN in Geneva and became an event organiser, software designer, independent web publisher and online promoter of Open Justice. My most significant scientific contribution is www.smartknowledge.space
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to The Story of Britains Child Migrants

  1. artmanjosephgrech says:

    It is estimated that 100000 children were banished overseas often without the knowledge of their mothers and it was only the government Gordon Brown that apologise after parliament and review. I am concerned that we should not be a party to state adopting homeless and possibly parentless Syrian children and other refugee children without first attempting to find their parents relatives of what happened.

    Like

  2. Pingback: Why the bloody hell hasn’t Esther Rantzen been arrested yet? | ChildreninShadow.wordpress.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s