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Orphan Number: 2151
Orphan: William GRAHAM
Mother:DONOVAN, Eliza
Father:GRAHAM, Walter
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Age when admitted:3yrs
Date admitted:2 Aug 1866
Date discharged:3 Mar 1877
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Edmund Sheehan, Waterworks, Hobart
Remarks: mother a prisoner, father deserted - won arithmetic prize 1873
References: SWD26/9, 27, 32/1, 54, HAP1871/63, Mercury 9 Jan 1874

This orphan has been claimed by: Erica Nicholson

William Graham is my great great grandfather.  He moved to Melbourne at approx age 17 and lived there until his death in 1930.  William married Frances Mary Charlotte Smith in 1892 and they had 5 children together - William Tasman Hazlewood (my great grandfather), Elizabeth Charlotte, Benatta Olive Frances, Percy Arthur Oscar Hobart and Ernest Huon Franklin. William died in 1930 in Melbourne. 


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