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Welcome to Find an Orphan

You can search this site to find out if you are the descendant of a child who at one time or another was admitted to the Orphan Schools. Please read the important information below.  It is easy to use. Simply enter the surname of the mother of the child you are searching for.

Enter the orphan's mother's family name.
If unsuccessful, try variations or similar spellings
Or, search by orphan's name

 Site last updated June 2021