b.c. 1845 ENG

The following of John’s children became "Barnardo Home Children", that is, orphans taken care of by Dr. Barnardo who sent many to Canada and Australia to be adopted. Richard went in 1914, Elizabeth in 1915, George and William date unknown~ all to Canada. John went to Australia, but maybe not as a child.

Last known address of Sarah was 16 Rendal St., Everton, Merceyside, Lancashire, England.



b. c. 1845 ENG

m. 1897 Sarah Grice/Preston (common-law)

d. 1913 Seaforth, Merceyside, Lancashire, ENG


A1 Richard Maddox/cks, b.c. 1898, d. PA, USA

A2 Elizabeth Maddock, b.c. 1900, d. Ontario, CAN

A3 GEORGE MADDOCK(S) b.c. 1902 Merceyside, Lancashire, ENG, d. CAN

A4 William Maddock, b.c. 1904 Merceyside, Lancashire, ENG, d. ENG

A5 John/Jack Maddock, b.c. 1908 Merceyside, Lancashire, ENG, d. AUS


Jean Little’s novel "Orphan at My Door" was published by Scholastic. It tells the story of an eleven-year-old girl living in Ontario in the 1890s, whose family took in an orphan child from England under the Barnardo Home Children Program.


1Paternity Documentation John to George: 1911 census Lancashire, ENG, and death certificate of George.


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