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Orphan Number: 1563
Orphan: William DOUGLAS
Mother:DOUGLAS, Mary
Father:,
Mother's ship:
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Age when admitted:3yrs 6mths
Date admitted:17 Aug 1855
Date discharged:3 Oct 1856
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: died of croup
Remarks: buried 6 Oct 1856 at St John's Cemetery, New Town, mother free by servitude, father free by servitude, dead - mother Mary Ann O'Rourke?, father Wm? SWD6 days year of death 1855
References: SWD6, CSD1/59/1270


This orphan has been claimed by: Friends of the Orphan Schools

This Orphan died while in care at the Orphan Schools and has no descendants. The Friends of the Orphan Schools acknowledge him. A memorial garden has been created with a plaque dedicated to his memory and all those children who died. Each year the Friends gather at Fox's Feast and pause to remember them all.



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