|Age when admitted:||8yrs|
|Date admitted:||15 Oct 1870|
|Date discharged:||26 Oct 1875|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
|Discharged to:||J R Pillenger, Anthill Ponds|
|Remarks:||illegitimate - absconded in 1879, won arithmetic prize 1873|
|References:||SWD27, 32/1, 52/2, 54, HAP1871/63, Mercury 9 Jan 1874|
Thomas is the son of William McCafferty ex Equestrian of December 1852 and Ann Girvan ex Sir Robert Seppings of July 1852. There is no record that I can find of the birth of Thomas. However his death certificate 1916/007047 NSW registers his parents as William and Ann.