|Age when admitted:||2yrs 6mths|
|Date admitted:||31 Aug 1844|
|Date discharged:||20 Jul 1850|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
|Discharged to:||mother, Ticket of Leave, married to John Hill per William Jardine|
Thomas was born at 27 Lomas Street, Manchester, the second child of Ann Dunleavy (nee Scott) and Thomas Dunleavy on the 12th February 1842. His father Thomas died as the result of an accident at Manchester on 26 May 1843. Thomas and his elder sister Margaret accompanied their mother Ann to Hobart on the Angelina in 1844 and on arrival both children were admitted to St John's Orphanage.
Ann went on to remarry John Hill and their eldest daughter Mary Ann, my g.grandmother was half sister to Thomas.