Tribute to Doncaster girl abandoned by parents at 11
0 Have your say An 11-year-old girl left abandoned in Doncaster by her parents has been remembered - more than 100 years on.
Clara Batey was taken into care and considered an orphan after her parents - of African origin - left her to fend for herself in 1900.
Now her story has been retold by Barnardo's more than 100 years on to remember some of the black children the charity has helped over the years as part of Black History Month.
She was taken into care in 1900 at the age of 11. He parents left her in Doncaster and her father died shortly after.
She was considered an orphan as no one knew... read more
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