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Orphan Number: 656
Orphan: Ellen BURKE
Mother:FRANKLIN, Catherine
Father:BURKE, John
Mother's ship:Sir Robert Seppings
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:11yrs 9mths
Date admitted:6 Feb 1870
Date discharged:26 Jul 1871
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Eliza Fulton, Cornelian Bay
Remarks: from Green Ponds
References: SWD26/8, 27, 32/1, 54, HAP1871/63


This orphan has been claimed by: Friends of the Orphan Schools

This Orphan died while in care at the Orphan Schools and has no descendants. The Friends of the Orphan Schools acknowledge her. A memorial garden has been created with a plaque dedicated to her memory and all those children who died. Each year the Friends gather at Fox's Feast and pause to remember them all.



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