Tag Archives: Family separation

The Search for Sister Sarah

Plot

Orphan Jane Ackroyd seemed destined to end up in a workhouse, until she discovered she had a sister, Sarah who had run off to join the circus many years before. Sarah had built up a reputation as a juggler and somehow Sarah’s old doll had the special ability of giving Jane glimpses of Sarah.

Notes

Appeared

  • The Search for Sister Sarah – Suzy: #214 (11 October 1986) – #222 (6 December 1986)

Search the World Over

Plot:

In 1800, Emma Jennings, unaware that she was the true heir to the rich Ferney estate in England, was searching for her foster brother, Tommy, who had been transported to Australia for stealing pheasants’ eggs. She had travelled through the wild bush country with Mrs Hillingdon, her daughter, Amanda, and their armed servants, acting as their maid and cook. The Hillingdons found Emma too useful and wouldn’t let her go, blackmailing her by saying that they would accuse her of stealing her own mule, Ebenezer, if she left in search of her brother.

search world over

Notes:

  • Art: Bert Hill

Appeared:

  • Search the World Over –  Judy: #1131 (12 Sep.  1981) – #1142 (28 Nov. 1981)

Stocktons Stick Together

Plot:

The Stockton children, orphaned during a 19th Century trek across Canada, are split up to be looked after by various families. Joan, the eldest, finds gold and hires a guide, Bob Bowen, to help track down her three brothers and her sister. In Hudson’s Bay she finds baby John with Mr and Mrs Barton.

stocktons stick together

Notes:

Appeared:

  • Stocktons Stick Together  – Judy:   328 (23 April 1966) –  (?)

Yum-Yum in Search of her Sister

Plot

Yum-Yum Tang, a little Japanese girl, came to  England to meet her sister, Kimi, star of an Ice Show run by Mr Tenjo. Mr Tenjo told Yum-Yum that Kimi had died in a fire, but Yum-Yum knew this was not true as she found two messages from Kimi, one of which warned her that Mr Tenjo was dangerous. In an effort to find her sister, Yum-Yum followed the skating company to Tidesea.

Notes

Appeared

  • Yum-Yum in Search of her Sister – Diana: #26 (17 August 1963) – #36 (26 Oct. 1963)
  • Reprinted – Mandy: #694 (3 May 1980) – #704 (12 July 1980)

Jackie and Jill [1976]

Plot

Jackie Jarvis was searching for her twin sister, Jill, the girls had been parted when they were adopted by separate families when they were babies. Jackie’s only link to her twin was a silver Gemini medallion which seemed to have the strange power of making her dream about Jill.

Notes

Appeared

  • Jackie and Jill – Mandy: #504 (11 September 1976) – #514 (20 November 1976)