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Orphan Number: 5870
Orphan: Rosa SPRINKS
Mother:BURNETT, Eliza
Father:SPRINKS, William Henry
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:4yrs
Date admitted:29 May 1844
Date discharged:9 Jan 1846
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Mrs Stevens, Glenorchy
Remarks: Free parents left the colony When admitted Rosa's name was spelt Spinks but this is thought to be an error and should have been Sprinks
References: SWD7, 28


This orphan has been claimed by: Deb Nunn

Rosa Jessy Sprinks was the 3rd daughter of William Henry Sprinks and Eliza Burnett. William had a bakery business in Hobart and Eliza had a dress making establishment in Liverpool Street. William left Tasmania and headed for Sydney in 1843 but am unable to find out what happened to Eliza. Rosa and her 2 sisters Ellen and Jane Eliza returned on the North Brition to London with a servant in 1846 but have been unable to find any records of them after leaving Tasmania.



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