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Orphan Number: 1719
Orphan: Isabella EMSLIE
Mother:CUMMINGS, Amelia
Father:EMSLIE, Peter
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:4yrs
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

Isabella's mother, Amelia Cummins, had been an orphan at the Queens Orphan School, she married Peter Emslie in 1855. Isabella was 4 years old when her father died. Amelia applied to the orphanage to take Isabella and her 3 sisters, but this was denied, the Orphanage gave Amelia an allowance of 7/6 weekly.

Isabella married John Priest in 1881, they had 3 sons. Isabella lived to 90 years old, she died in Hobart in 1951.



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