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Orphan Number: 2902
Orphan: Henry William JONES
Mother:SARSFIELD, Mary Ann
Father:JONES, Henry Charles
Mother's ship:Duke of Cornwall
Father's ship:Pestongee Bomanjee
Age when admitted:10yrs 6mths
Date admitted:15 Jun 1863
Date discharged:
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to:
References: SWD26/6, 26/9, 27, Mercury 15 Jun 1863

This orphan has been claimed by: Denise Goodfellow

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Henry William Jones was my great grandfather on my father's side. He apparently disappeared for 47 years, from 1876 to 1923, and was presumed to be dead (Report in The Mercury, 24 July 1923, Hobart, Tasmania.)

 In 1882 he married Emily Randall in South Australia. I do have a photo of him in his old age, below, and also of his daughter, Emily Jones.

Henry William Jones

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