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Hazelbrae - Canada's First Barnardo Home
Barnardo homes were set up for homeless or destitute English children.


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Hazelbrae - Canada's First Barnardo Home - part 1
Hazelbrae - Canada's First Barnardo Home - part 1
Daisy Brand and her sisters were not listed on the passenger list of the S. S. Sardinian when it docked in Quebec City in October, 1892, probably because much of the list was illegible. The children listed were in the care of Mr. Owen and they were bound for Hazelbrae, a home in Peterborough.

Barnardo girls on the grounds of Hazelbrae. It was taken during a public reception. 1911.  
 
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Hazelbrae - Canada's First Barnardo Home - part 2
Hazelbrae - Canada's First Barnardo Home - part 2
Young women in front of Hazelbrae, 1913. Barnardo homes were set up in Canada by Dr. Thomas Barnardo for homeless or destitute English children. Peterborough emerged as the main Canadian distribution centre for Barnardo children from 1889 to 1922. Hazelbrae was built by Thomas Belcher in 1872 for Alexander Smith. It was renovated in 1883 by George and Margaret Cox and donated to Dr. Barnardo. In 1923 it was destroyed by fire. 
 
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Hazelbrae - Canada's First Barnardo Home - part 3
Hazelbrae - Canada's First Barnardo Home - part 3
Six composite views of Hazelbrae, Peterborough's first Barnardo Home, located on the west side of George street at the corner of Barnardo Avenue, 1913. 
 
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Hazelbrae-Barnardo Home Memorial Group
Hazelbrae-Barnardo Home Memorial Group
Sucee founded the Hazelbrae- Bamardo Home Memorial Group in 1998, and helps people unearth information on their ancestors, runs support groups and takes people on tours of this city and Little Lake Cemetery, where 46 Bamardo children are buried. 
 
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Hazlebrae Barnardo Home Memorial
Hazlebrae Barnardo Home Memorial
The Hazelbrae Barnardo Home Memorial
Queen Alexandra School, 180 Barnardo Avenue, Peterborough, Ontario

unveiled on Wednesday September 28 2011
in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
commemorates the 9,000 Barnardo children brought to this home

Ivy Sucee along with John Sayers was instrumental in having this memorial erected

Highlighted below are the names of Annie, Bessie and Daisy Brand
 
 

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