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Orphan Number: 3171
Orphan: Cornelius LEARY
Mother:LEARY, Elizabeth
Father:LEARY, John
Mother's ship:Midlothian
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:6yrs
Date admitted:15 Jul 1863
Date discharged:13 May 1864
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: father
Remarks: mother dead - Elizabeth Leary married John Leary 29 May 1855 in Hobart
References: SWD8, 26/2, 27


This orphan has been claimed by: beverley michelmore

My grandfather's name was John Laurence Leary and his brother was Cornelius Leary. Their father was John and their mother Ellen Leary.  We think that their grandmother could have been  Elizabeth Leary and that they could have been named after their father and perhaps another relative.  John and Cornelius were born in Launceston in 1880 and 1882 respectively.  We are also having trouble locating information on Ellen Leary.

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This orphan has been claimed by: Noelene Goodwin

I am descended from Cornelius Leary (married Ellen Ellington) born 1857 through his son Arthur Charles Leary (married Elvie Shea).

Happy to share info with other Leary family members.



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