Friends of the Orphans Schools logo
Orphan Number: 483
Orphan: James BRITCLIFFE
Mother's ship:Emma Eugenia
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:3yrs 10mths
Date admitted:17 Jan 1853
Date discharged:26 Mar 1854
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: died from measles
References: SWD6

This orphan has been claimed by: DIANNA CHARLES

Hi I would like to claim James Britcliffe as he is my Greatgrandmothers brother.  James was born at the Ross Female Factory on the 4th or 5th of March in 1849, father unknown to Mary BRITCLIFFE from the Emma Eugenia.  Mary apparently absconded on July 29th 1848 (not sure how long for) and had her child James 8 months later.  Apparently Mary's absconding was reported in the Hobart Gazzette in July 1848.  Mary's other son Thomas died in the Female Factory in Ross.  Her two surviving children were Mary Jane Greer and my Great Grandmother Eliza Greer.   Dianna

You can use this contact form to send an email message to DIANNA CHARLES

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 June 2017