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Orphan Number: 2040
Orphan: Jessie GEORGE
Mother:GEORGE, Jessie
Father:THOMAS, William
Mother's ship:Cadet 2
Father's ship:Cornwall
Age when admitted:5yrs
Date admitted:1864
Date discharged:19 Sep 1870
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: mother
Remarks: won dictation prize 1869 - aka Jessie CLARK or THOMAS
References: SWD26/7, HAP1871/63


This orphan has been claimed by: Patrick (Paddy) Williams

This woman was my grandmother.

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This orphan has been claimed by: Suzanne Manning

Jessie was the daughter of my great great grandmother Jessie George.  Jessie was a twin, her twin brother was William.  William was born dark, Jessie was born fair.


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This orphan has been claimed by: aileen ashford

Jessie was the illegitimate child of my great great grandma Jessie and was placed in the orphan school with her twin William, as was her older brother Alfred and sister Annie.

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This orphan has been claimed by: Lesley Long (nee Pennington)

#2040 Jessie George/Clark/Baker was my Gx3 Grandmother. Granny Baker's father, William Thomas, and Jessie George lived together from 1856. At one time they resided in the Good Woman Inn on the corner of Argyle & Warwick Streets, Hobart.

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