Story: Scots

Child migrants, Wellington

Child migrants, Wellington

Among the new immigrants from Scotland in the years between the two world wars were orphans and other children who lacked family support, brought out under various schemes. They included this group of youngsters who began new lives in New Zealand in 1940 at the Presbyterian boys’ and girls’ home in Berhampore, Wellington.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
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John Wilson, 'Scots - 1900–1945: ebbs and flows', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 July 2022)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015