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Orphan Number: 4916
Orphan: Thomas SHERSTON
Mother:BROOKS, Mary Ann
Father:SHERSTON, Richard
Mother's ship:William Jardine
Father's ship:Emily
Age when admitted:7yrs 6mths
Date admitted:5 Dec 1861, 31 Aug 1867
Date discharged:25 Jan 1867, 26 Sep 1867
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Thomas Watson, Swansea, readmitted QO, then to David Griffin, Brighton
Remarks: mother dead, father deserted
References: SWD26/2, 26/4, 27, 32/1, CSD25/16/1379


This orphan has been claimed by: Dianne Allen

Thomas married Eliza Sweet, they had a 3 children. he died in his 30's. Many descendants.

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This orphan has been claimed by: Kerry Sherston-Smith

I am a direct descendant of Thomas Sherston.  His youngest son Herbert Edward Thomas Sherston, was my paternal grandfather.

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