Peter Mitchell

by BONNIE LONG
(Alberta, Canada)

I have recently found out this is how my father arrived in Canada from Scotland. He never spoke to his children on how he came to be here and if mom knew she never said either. I have found his record of arrival with 8 other boys but from there I have questions. Did he have to work on a farm in the east before being sent west to Saskatoon? Where did they stay? How did they travel west? Dad was placed with a very good farm, worked hard and never returned to his homeland till ww2 broke out and he went back and did his duty and came back to Canada.
Thank you for reading and for your time. His daughter,
Bonnie

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Oct 16, 2021
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Peter Mitchell NEW
by: Bonnie

Thank you Sarah. Very helpful.

Oct 16, 2021
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Doric Passenger List NEW
by: Sarah Francis

Hi on the passenger list its says your dad came on an Assisted passage with the Land Settlement going to Saskatoon Sask. I have found his name in the file for the Saskatchewen Boys Training Farm File so he was not a BICA hope this helps this is the link to the page with your Dads Name on https://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c7845/1486?r=0&s=4

Oct 15, 2021
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Peter Mitchell
by: BONNIE LONG

Am still looking for records of Peter Mitchell. Came over on the Doric in 1929. Thank you in advance.

Oct 15, 2021
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Sarah NEW
by: Bonnie

I have looked at said files and I see nothing to do with Peter Mitchell. I perhaps have loaded the wrong file but its not working for me. Thank you for your reply though.

Oct 15, 2021
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The Juvenile Inspection Report Cards NEW
by: Sarah Francis

Hi Bonnie so sorry I sent my last comment in your Dads name apologies.

Oct 15, 2021
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The Juvenile Inspection Report Cards NEW
by: Sarah Francis

Hi Peter If your Dad came with BICA he should have a Juvenile Inspection Report Card this is the link they are in alphabetical order and show placement records and wages etc. T15420 to T15426 https://heritage.canadiana.ca/search/?q3.0=Cards&q0.0=Juvenile&q1.0=Inspection&q2.0=Report

Sep 28, 2021
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Peter Mitchell NEW
by: Bonnie

Still searching for more information. Did the BICA boys have a certain trunk like the British Home Children? Did they have records kept of their health and situations where they were placed?

Apr 08, 2021
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Trunk
by: Anonymous

Also,did the boys come over with a specific trunk and if so,what did it look like?

Mar 25, 2021
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Peter Mitchell
by: BONNIE LONG

Can someone find anymore information on my father's time in Canada? His records,etc...

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