Fairbridge Farm School

FAIRBRIDGE FARM SCHOOL was a residential school for underprivileged British youngsters, established in 1935 near DUNCAN on VANCOUVER ISLAND. It was named for Kingsley Fairbridge (1885–1924), a Rhodes scholar from Rhodesia who founded the Child Emigration Society in 1909 to create a series of farm schools in the British dominions. The Duncan school (its full name was the Prince of Wales Fairbridge Farm School), intended to train young agriculturalists, remained in operation through WWII but...

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