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Orphan Number: 63
Orphan: Edgar ANDERSON
Mother:FITZPATRICK, Louisa
Father:ANDERSON, John Thomas
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Age when admitted:9yrs
Date admitted:23 Oct 1870
Date discharged:15 Mar 1873
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: John S Holloway, Campbell Town
Remarks: arithmetic, Roman Catholic prizes 1872/3
References: SWD27, 53,


This orphan has been claimed by: Yvonne Turner

Edgar had twin sisters Amy and Rose.  Rose died at 6 weeks and Amy is my husbands grandmother.  Any information of the other siblings would be appreciated.

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This orphan has been claimed by: Andrew Bonnitcha

Edgar Stanley Anderson, b 29 July 1861 (https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD-1-8-p168j2k) to John Thomas Anderson(grandson of First Fleeters John Anderson-Charlotte and Elizabeth Bruce-Lady Penhryn), and Louisa Fitzpatrick(daughter of Daniel Fitzpatrick-Dromedary and Jane Brown-Morley). Louisa died 5 days after giving birth to triplets, Josephine, Joseph and Amelia on 9th January 1869, two of the triplets died from convulsions. The three youngest boys, Alfred, Francis and Edgar were put into The Queens orphanage in 1870.



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