|Age when admitted:||7yrs|
|Date admitted:||16 Nov 1860|
|Date discharged:||16 Feb 1861|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
|Discharged to:||father, free|
|Remarks:||father deserted and in prison|
|References:||SWD26/3, 26/5, 27, 28|
Lavinia Edmonds is my g'grandmother on my fathers side. His mother was lavinia's daughter -Violet May. (Lavinia married a William Andrews -father stephen andrews - convict). Violet May Andrews married Edward Thomas Austin (my g'father) in Sydney in 1910. they had 1 son -Ernest (my father), 4 daughters - Lavinia, Gloria, Hazel and Amy also known as Babsy. Ernest married a Jessie Melita Roy (my mother) whose great,great grandfather (Campbell Roy) was also a convict in tasmania (transported 1824).