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Orphan Number: 398
Orphan: Frances BOTTOM
Mother:BOTTOM, Catherine
Father:,
Mother's ship:Arab
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:3yrs
Date admitted:27 Jul 1840
Date discharged:5 Dec 1845
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: mother, now free
Remarks: married Benjamin Smith, Bothwell
References: SWD7, 28


This orphan has been claimed by: Jennie Chapman

Frances, born in 1835, was the daughter of Catherine Bottom. She married Benjamin Smith in Hobart in 1862 and they settled in Benjamin's home town of Bothwell. In 1870, the family packed up and moved to Goulds Country becoming one of the pioneer families in the district. Frances died in 1903 in Ross from cancer.


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