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South Australia British Farm Apprentices 1913 - 1914

This index has been generously provided by Elspeth Grant.

In 1913-14, 172 British youths aged 15 to 19 arrived in South Australia to participate in the State Government's farm apprentice scheme.
They were predecessors to the better known 1,400-plus 'Barwell Boys' who arrived during 1922-24 and 125-odd 'Little Brothers' who emigrated in 1927-28.

The index contains the following

* apprentices' names;
* DOB or ages;
* their place of origin and parents'/guardians' name;
* their host farmers and farms

Please visit Elspeth's website which has further details that include the ships they arrived on and dates, address information and World War I Australian Imperial Force (AIF) regimental number and also shares their stories.

This index is copyright © Elspeth Grant 2009

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