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Orphan Number: 2720
Orphan: John HUME
Mother:CALDWELL, Ann
Father:HUME,
Mother's ship:D Nothumberland
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:7yrs
Date admitted:27 Apr 1853
Date discharged:18 Feb 1854
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: died of measles
Remarks: buried 21 Feb 1854 at St John's Cemetery, New Town - mother dead, father deserted to Port Phillip
References: SWD28, CSO24/181/6600


This orphan has been claimed by: Friends of the Orphan Schools

This Orphan died while in care at the Orphan Schools and has no descendants. The Friends of the Orphan Schools acknowledge him. A memorial garden has been created with a plaque dedicated to his memory and all those children who died. Each year the Friends gather at Fox's Feast and pause to remember them all.



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