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Orphan Number: 5730
Orphan: William WILLIAMS
Mother:WILLIAMS, Ann/Elizabeth
Father:WILLIAMS, John
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:6yrs
Date admitted:23 Mar 1832
Date discharged:14 Sep 1839
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: mother
Remarks: father dead
References: SWD24p352, 28, CSO5/93/2074


This orphan has been claimed by: Anthony Wiilliams

William Williams was my Great Grandfather. His mother Elizabeth was widowed in 1930 when her husband John, a leading hand whaler was drowned in the Derwent Riveer. Elizabeth moved to the mainland in the early 1850S. William marriied Sarah Bergin in the Anglican Church in Kilmore in the 1850s.My grandfather George was one of their large family. William died in Chancery Lane Wangaratta in 1903. Williams brothers & a sister were also in the orphanage.      Their mother Elizabeth nee Taylor came out on the convict ship Providence 2 in 1821.



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