File 1880 - Marchmont Home : history / Ruth Matheson Buck

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CA ON00156 TR/1880


Marchmont Home : history / Ruth Matheson Buck


  • 1956 (Creation)

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(c. 1905 - 2009)

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Ruth Matheson was born at Onion Lake, Saskatchewan and married Geoffrey J. Buck. They lived in Regina for many years.

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Donated by Ruth Buck.

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File contains a four-page typescript history by Ruth Matheson Buck Concerning Marchmont Home, a Belleville orphanage for British Home Children which was established ca. 1870. Also contains a newspaper clipping regarding the arrival of fifty children at the Marchmont Home in 1924.

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