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Orphan Number: 639
Orphan: Mary BUMSTEAD
Mother:BUMSTEAD/CLEMENTS, Elizabeth
Father:BUMSTEAD, James
Mother's ship:Mellish
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:6yrs
Date admitted:2 Oct 1830
Date discharged:6 Jan 1831
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to:
Remarks: father convict - mother married George Clements and lives in Goulburn St
References: SWD24p253, CSO5/86/1885p171


This orphan has been claimed by: Kate Sinclair

My interest is in Mary's  sister Caroline who had a child named John to my great great grandfather John Curtis. She later went on to marry Robert Hall but cannot find anything if she had more children to my gg grandfather or Robert Hall. I cannot find anything of her death or where buried. Apparently Mary's  mother also named Elizabeth came to VDL on the Mellish 1830 with 6 children so think Caroline may have been too old for the orphanage. I would like to find out more of her brothers and sisters and what became of them all.



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This orphan has been claimed by: Kate Sinclair

My interest is in Mary's  sister Caroline who had a child named John to my great great grandfather John Curtis. She later went on to marry Robert Hall but cannot find anything if she had more children to my gg grandfather or Robert Hall. I cannot find anything of her death or where buried. Apparently Mary's  mother also named Elizabeth came to VDL on the Mellish 1830 with 6 children so think Caroline may have been too old for the orphanage. I would like to find out more of her brothers and sisters and what became of them all.



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This orphan has been claimed by: James Walduck

Mary Ann Bumstead was my great great grandmother. She married James Davis and they had four children before he died in 1840. She then married John Walduck and they had another eight children including my great grandfather Thomas Henry Walduck a storekeeper in Beaconsfield, Tas and MHA for Georgetown from 1901 to 1903. I have a Walduck family tree on Ancestry with more information about the Bumsteads.



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