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Orphan Number: 4881
Orphan: Arthur SHAW
Mother:HARRIGAN, Julia
Father:SHAW, Arthur
Mother's ship:Bangalore
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:7yrs 8mths
Date admitted:1 Apr 1861
Date discharged:30 Oct 1866, 1 Nov 1867, 29 May 1870,
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Sydney Bainton, Jerusalem, James Baynton, blacksmith, discharged to mother
Remarks: absconded 8 Aug 1869 - 1 month imprisonment - father, pensioner 69th Regiment, dead - mother free
References: SWD26/4, 32/1, POL709, CSD25/18/1568


This orphan has been claimed by: Margaret Wilkinson

Arthur was born in 1853 at Port Arthur.  His father was in the 96th Regiment of Foot,  arriving in 1841 aboard the "Hindostan".  He  was an Overseer at Impression Bay.  His mother Julia's  surname is given as "Hogan" on the birth certificate.  He eventually worked for the NSW Railways as a blacksmith building the Great North Railway Line, and married Mary Heath at Murrurundi, NSW.

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This orphan has been claimed by: John Long

Arthur Shaw is a Great Great Grandfather of mine..Would be very happy to speak to other of his descendants..

John Long

Sydney



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