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Orphan Number: 640
Orphan: Sarah BUMSTEAD
Mother:BUMSTEAD/CLEMENTS, Elizabeth
Father:BUMSTEAD, James
Mother's ship:Mellish
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:4yrs
Date admitted:9 Jan 1833
Date discharged:23 May 1844
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: sister, Mrs Mary Waldron
Remarks: mother married George Clements and lives Goulburn St, father dead
References: SWD28, CSO5/86/1885, CSO5/191/4635


This orphan has been claimed by: kate.sinclair

My interest is in Sarah'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 sarah'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 Sarah'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 sarah'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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