|Orphan:||Richard William Albert ELLEY|
|Age when admitted:||4yrs|
|Date admitted:||29 Mar 1865|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
|Remarks:||father left colony - mother free|
|References:||SWD26/5 & 6, 27, CSD25/11/396, HAP1871/63|
Richard William Albert Elley son of my Gt Gt Grandfather and Grandmother John and Louisa Elley (born Wells). He was one of five children admitted to the Orphanage - John Elley had deserted Louisa (his wife) in the mid 1850's. The children's mother Louisa (born Wells) died of consumption on 9th March 1863 aged 41yrs.