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Orphan Number: 2616
Orphan: William HOLDEN
Mother:GRIMES, Ann
Father:HOLDEN, James
Mother's ship:Royal Shepherd
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:3yrs 6mths
Date admitted:1861
Date discharged:20 Nov 1864
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: died
Remarks: buried 23 Nov 1864 at St John's Cemetery, New Town
References: SWD26/4, NS1673/1p77

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 him. A memorial garden has been created with a plaque dedicated to his 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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