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Orphan Number: 4590
Orphan: William Thomas REW
Mother:ANDERSON, Jane E
Father:REW, Robert
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:Commodore Hayes
Age when admitted:6yrs 5mths
Date admitted:17 Jan 1861
Date discharged:28 Jan 1861
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: father, Tin Kettle Island, Bass Strait
Remarks: on rape charge 1882 - father a sealer, mother an aborigine, dead
References: SWD26/4, 27, 28, Mercury 10 Nov 1882

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