Home Children

Daniel Driscoll: Home Child

Found in the household of James Moran and Sarah Jane Dooley in the 1891 census (Ontario, Carleton, Nepean, p. 5, family no. 23), a domestic servant named Daniel Driscoll, born in England about 1878: Name: Driscoll, Danl Sex: M Age:…

Home Children in Huntley township

George Lawrence Anderson and Richard Donning I’ve come across a number of Home Children while researching my Ottawa Valley ancestors. Here are two that I found living with the Morans of Huntley township. In the 1891 census for Huntley, Lanark…