Author Archives: The Phantom

About The Phantom

Came to Fairbridge Molong in 1957 and began immediately as a farm trainee. I was 15 yrs old. I loved the work,but found it very lonely and the bullying was awful. Billy Gelson saved me many times in Orange cottage from beatings. I loved this man. I have had a successful life with a wife who died in 2003. I have 3 children and 2 grandchildren. Life has been a challenge since Maureen died.. Brian K OF

UK Redress

The British Government has announced that all surviving British child migrants are entitled to £20000, that converts to approximately $A36000. We will pass on further details when they come available.

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Good News!

David Hill has asked me to forward the following. Finally the British Government has responded to the recommendations of the inquiry into child migrants that I attended in London last year. It has agreed to make a redress payment to all surviving … Continue reading

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Fear and friendships: A personal memoir of life at Fairbridge Farm

Dr Ron Sinclair DECEMBER 29 2018 – 10:00AM 2018 marks the 80th year since the Fairbridge Farm School was established six kilometres from Molong on the road to Orange. The first party of children arrived in March, 1938. For more than three … Continue reading

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November 2018 Newsletter is now available to download

Fairbridge Newsletter – November 2018

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Coleshill, Nola

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Barron, Thomas

Ex Fair

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Silver, Dennis

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Bennett, Joan

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November 2017 Newsletter available

Fairbridge Newsletter November 2017

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Appleyard, Mavis

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