Friends of the Orphans Schools logo
Orphan Number: 3970
Orphan: William MORTIMER
Mother:MORAN/MAUGHAN/MORMAN, Bridget
Father:MORTIMER, Richard
Mother's ship:Calcutta
Father's ship:Equestrian 2
Age when admitted:9yrs
Date admitted:2 Mar 1865
Date discharged:26 Jan 1870
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: G Harbroe, New Town
Remarks: father dead - William died of tetenus aged 15
References: SWD26/8, 27, 32/1, CSD25/11/396, HAP1871/63


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.



You can use this contact form to send an email message to Friends of the Orphan Schools

Your first name*:   Your last name*: 

Your email:*        Telephone number: 

Your message*:



This orphan has been claimed by: Lois Pearl Everett

Hi this is my tree:

Bridget Moran 

her daughter Mary Ann Mortimer 

Her son James Mortimer Everett

His son Kevin Albert Everett

His daughter Lois Pearl Everett 

 

all deceased except me. I am 56 and living in Melbourne Victoria, I lived in Launceston in 1998 until 2000. 

 

I feel sad for this little man William Mortimer its sad to lose a mother, poor boy brother to John Richard Mortimer, my great grand mother their sister Mary Ann was nearly three when these two boys left home. 



You can use this contact form to send an email message to Lois Pearl Everett

Your first name*:   Your last name*: 

Your email:*        Telephone number: 

Your message*:

Claim this Orphan

Use this facility to register your interest so other researchers can contact you. Add up to a 2000 character short story about your orphan and what became of them after they left the Orphan School. You can add links to other web sites and upload a photo.  Note that you can claim more than one orphan and that any orphan can be claimed more than once.
If you need to contact our researchers then email us and quote the orphan name and index number above.

Site last updated July 2018