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Orphan Number: 265
Orphan: Thomas BATES
Mother:,
Father:,
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:12yrs
Date admitted:4 Feb 1870
Date discharged:21 Sep 1871, 7 Jul 1873
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: John Wooten, Dromedary, John Keating, Broadmarsh
Remarks: from Ross - won reading prize 1872/3
References: SWD27, 32/1, 53, HAP1871/63


This orphan has been claimed by: Jeff Briscoe

Thomas Bates, only surviving child of Joseph Bates and Bridget Kean of Campbell Town.
Both his parents were former convicts. He married Margaret Ogg (née Hutt) in Sydney. Thomas eventually worked mainly on the wharfs, lived in Battery Point. My grandmother Ruth Olive Briscoe (Bates ) was his daughter.
I have researched this Bates family extensively - see vdldocuments.wordpress.com



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