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Orphan Number: 5301
Orphan: Ann THOMAS
Mother:GEORGE, Jessie
Father:THOMAS, William
Mother's ship:Cadet 2
Father's ship:Cornwall
Age when admitted:5yrs 5mths
Date admitted:3 Jun 1861
Date discharged:9 May 1869, 20 Sep 1870
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Joseph Griggs, Franklin, mother
Remarks: mother deserted aka Annie CLARK
References: SWD6, 26/3, 27, 28, 32/1, HAP1871/63


This orphan has been claimed by: Suzanne Manning

Annie is my great grandmother.  Her mother Jessie George is my great great grandmother.
Annie is also listed as Orphan Number 2039.


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This orphan has been claimed by: Lesley Long (nee Pennington)

#2039 Annie George/Thomas/Clark/Neal was my GG grand-aunt. Her mother, Jessie George / Clark, was my Gx3 Grandmother. Annie's father, William Thomas, and Jessie George lived together from 1856. At one time they resided in the Good Woman Inn on the corner of Argyle & Warwick Streets, Hobart. Annie's siblings are #2038 Alfred Henry George, who married Mary Matilda George; #2040 Jessie George/Thomas later Clark, who married William Baker; # 2041 Billie George/Thomas. These kids are also listed on this site. Annie married John (Jack) Neal on 5 September 1877 in Ringarooma. They had eight children - Clarence, William, Samuel, John, Amy 1886, Ethel, Ruth and Amy 1895. Ultimately, Jessie made her way to Ringarooma. All her children & families were there as well. This beautiful flower of Scotland with her roots in Jamaica was laid to rest in 1915 in Scottsdale, Tasmania.

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This orphan has been claimed by: Sue Campbell

Ann Thomas was my Great Grandmother. Ann + John Neal's daughter, Amy Rose born 1895 was my Grandmother. Amy went to New Plymouth, NZ and married Frederick Cox and had two daughters - Peggy + Beryl.

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This orphan has been claimed by: Peggy-Ann Elliott nee McLennan

Ann Thomas is my Great Great Great Aunt, my father is William Harry McLennan, my grandfather Henry Stewart McLennan who married Esther Baker, who's mother was Jessie Baker (nee Thomas) sister of Ann



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