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Orphan Number: 1717
Orphan: Elizabeth EMSLIE
Mother:CUMMINGS, Amelia
Father:EMSLIE, Peter
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:5yrs
Date admitted:1 Sep 1865
Date discharged:
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to:
Remarks: not admitted Queens Orphan School but allowance of 7/6 weekly
References: SWD26/8, 27


This orphan has been claimed by: Junette Petterwood.

Elizabeth was born Elizabeth Amelia, her mother Amelia Cummins had been an orphan at the Queens Orphan School. She married Peter Emslie in 1855.

Elizabeth was 6 years old when her father died, Amelia applied to the orphanage to take Elizabeth and her 3 sisters, but this was denied, the Orphanage gave Amelia an allowance of 7/6 weekly.

Elizabeth married George Priest in 1833 and had one son who she named Eric Emslie, Elizabeth died in 1935 in Victoria aged 76.



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