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Orphan Number: 4006
Orphan: Mary MUNTING
Mother:WALL/WARD, Mary
Father:MUNTING, James Thomas
Mother's ship:Duke of Cornwall
Father's ship:Anson
Age when admitted:9yrs
Date admitted:2 Mar 1865
Date discharged:13 Feb 1868
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: father
Remarks: won 15/- as Fox's prize Jan 1868 - father in prison at Port Arthur
References: SWD26/8, 27, CSD25/11/396, HAP71/63


This orphan has been claimed by: allan kemp

Mary Munting married a Wah Sing (Sin) a Chinese Miner from Peking, in Launceston on 5th May 1879.
They lived in Moorina before moving to Beaconsfield. They produced three daughters - Florrie, May and Mary.

A photograph of Mary is on the Melbourne Chinese Museum web site along with a photo of Wah Sing (Sin)

Mary Munting was the daughter of James Thomas Munting & Mary Wall (or Ward)


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