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Orphan Number: 1708
Orphan: Richard William Albert ELLEY
Mother:WELLS, Louisa
Father:ELLEY, John
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:4yrs
Date admitted:29 Mar 1865
Date discharged:
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to:
Remarks: father left colony - mother free
References: SWD26/5 & 6, 27, CSD25/11/396, HAP1871/63


This orphan has been claimed by: Lynette Beer

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.  



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