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Orphan Number: 3780
Orphan: Thomas MELBOURNE
Mother:,
Father:,
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:3yrs
Date admitted:15 Oct 1834
Date discharged:26 Sep 1846
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Norman McLeod, Port Phillip
Remarks: parents dead - property supposed left to him in England
References: SWD7, 28, CSO5/93/2074, CSO5/86/1885


This orphan has been claimed by: Susan Ryles

My name is Susan Ryles and I am trying to trace my great grandfathers family and all about him as I know nothing of his life as he had died before I was born. On his grave it says he died at 47 in 1883, he married and had a family and my grand father was his son Stanley and my mother was his daughter ,His name was Thomas Melbourne it say he was put in to the orphanage at 3years old and that his parent were dead can you help me? Susan

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This orphan has been claimed by: Bruce Anderson

I have spent 15 years tracing the Melbourne family in Tasmania to Portland in Victoria.  Going back 6 generations.  I have collected vast information on Thomas Melbourne, and his descendants.   I have produced a booklet on the Melbourne family which I will publish in the near future.   I am quite happy to pass on information.  Bruce Anderson great grand son of Thomas Melbourne.

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