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Mary Janeway: The Legacy of a Home Child

by Mary Pettit

Mary Janeway, born in Scotland in 1887, came to Canada as a "home child" at a very young age. Separated from her brothers and sisters, the "tiny" Mary was sent as a domestic to a farm near Innerkip, Ontario....

Home Children Bundle: The Golden Bridge / The Little Immigrants / Mary Janeway / Nation Builders / Whatever Happened to Mary Janeway?

by Mary Pettit, Gail H. Corbett & Marjorie Kohli

This special bundle of titles tells the complete story of the Home Children, impoverished British children sent to a new life in Canada, where they were often used as cheap labour. Thousands of Canadians are...

Whatever Happened to Mary Janeway?: A Home Child Story

by Mary Pettit

Mary Janeway, a home child, runs away from her farm placement near Innerkip, Ontario, grows into adulthood, and despite her difficult childhood and tragedies as an adult, ultimately comes to terms with life...