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Orphan Number: 1720
Orphan: Louisa EMSLIE
Mother:CUMMINGS, Amelia
Father:EMSLIE, Peter
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:8yrs
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

Louisa was born Louisa Anne Frances, her mother Amelia Cummins had been an orphan at the Queens Orphan School, she married Peter Emslie in 1855.

Louisa was 9 years old when her father died. Amelia applied to the orphanage to take Louisa and her 3 sisters, but this was denied, the orphanage gave Amelia an allowance of 7/6 weekly.

Louisa never married and she died in Hobart in 1915 aged 59.



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