Also by Mary Pettit

Whatever Happened to Mary Janeway?: A Home Child Story


 

Also by Mary Pettit

 
 

Mary Janeway

The Legacy of a Home Child

9781554884131

$22.99

 

Mary Janeway is the story of a little girl’s childhood while living on a farm as a domestic servant in the late 1800s. Based on extensive historical research, Mary’s story begins in Scotland where family circumstances lead to her being sent to Canada as a home child. Separated from her siblings, Mary, at age eight, is sent to a farm near Innerkip, Ontario, where the Jacques family “needed a girl.” Her story brings into focus the intimate details of hardship and deprivation experienced by many of the thousands of young people sent to Canada between 1869 and 1948.

 

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