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Orphan Number: 5474
Orphan: John WALLER
Mother:KENNY, Mary
Father:WALLER, William
Mother's ship:Martin Luther
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:5yrs 6mths
Date admitted:14 Dec 1859
Date discharged:22 Mar 1862
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: to Male School
Remarks: won General Knowledge prize 1864 - mother dead
References: SWD6, 26/2, 27, CSD25/11/443


This orphan has been claimed by: Dianne Allen

Mothers name was Mary Kennedy. Following the death of his wife Mary, William Waller because he had to work was forced to place his 2 oldest sons, John and William in the Orphan School. youngest son George was kept with him, the colonial fund allowed him to have someone take care of him as he was only 2. William Waller was also a convict, given as Wallace on his con record. John ? became a sailor.

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