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Orphan Number: 3840
Orphan: John Henry MILLS
Mother:MILLS, Catherine
Father:McGOWAN, John
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Age when admitted:3yrs 2mths
Date admitted:9 Jun 1860
Date discharged:3 Oct 1861
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: handed to police
References: SWD6, 26/3, 27

This orphan has been claimed by: Tabitha Melgalvis

Son of John Thorburn Macgowan, Chemist, of 80 Murray Street, Hobart.  J.T. Macgowan moved to Victoria where he had chemist shops in Ballarat and South Melbourne.  He married Annie Wynne.  J.T. Macgowan was brother in law to Dr Thomas Christie Smart via his sister Agnes Newall McGowan and arrived in Australia with his family (father Rev. James McGowan) in 1839 via the Planter.

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