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Orphan Number: 1684
Orphan: Esther EDGE
Mother:ORRAN/HAROLD, Sarah
Father:EDGE, Thomas
Mother's ship:Margaret
Father's ship:David Clarke
Age when admitted:9yrs
Date admitted:15 Feb 1869
Date discharged:1 Sep 1869
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: married sister
Remarks: admitted to hospital 18 Sep 1869 and died 15 Aug 1870 - buried at St John's Cemetery, New Town
References: SWD26/10, 27, HAP1871/63

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 her. A memorial garden has been created with a plaque dedicated to her 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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