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Orphan Number: 1395
Orphan: Eliza DAVIS
Mother:DAVIS, /CROPPER Jane
Father:DAVIS, William
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:4yrs
Date admitted:1828
Date discharged:11 Aug 1831
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: absconded
Remarks: parents both convicts - mother native born - step-brother James Williams who works for Peter Degraves at Cascade Saw Mill.
References: SWD24- 26 Jun 1828, 16 Jul & 27 Nov 1830, 24 Feb & 11 Aug 1831, CSO5/86/1885, Hobart Town Gazette 2 Jul 1824


This orphan has been claimed by: Tony Harrison

Eliza was born at Black Brush near Brighton on 13 aug 1816. Her parents were William Davis a former marine and Jane Williams born Norfolk Island in August 1793. Eliza married John Blacklow, a neighbour, on 12 Jan 1834 and had fourteen children. She died 5 APRIL 1889 at her home Blendon at Black Brush and is buried at St Marks Pontville. See http://www.users.on.net/~ahvem/page3/page93/page97/page97.html

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