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Orphan Number: 1355
Orphan: Walter DALTON
Mother:McGILVRAY, Catherine
Mother's ship:Anna Maria
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:3yrs
Date admitted:9 Sep 1858
Date discharged:22 Aug 1869, 17 Mar 1871,
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Maria Hallam, O'Brien's Bridge, Thomas Wright, Spring Bay
Remarks: won infants prize 1862 - absconded 1871 - wanted to know his age in 1880
References: SWD27, 28, 32/1, 52/2, CSD1/126/4695, LC176/1p80

This orphan has been claimed by: Carlene Bow

Walter was my great-grandfather, he married Florence Bellette on 26th Jan 1886.

I have a photograph of Walter and Florence and also have a copy of his Death Certificate.

Wonder why he had the name of Dalton when his mother was Catherine McGilvray?


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