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Orphan Number: 4978
Orphan: Ann SMITH
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Age when admitted:3yrs
Date admitted:29 Oct 1859
Date discharged:24 Mar 1863
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Female School
Remarks: hydrocephalic - good conduct prize Jan 1864 & 1866 - still at the school 1870 - died 20 Aug 1871, buried at St John's Cemetery
References: SWD6, 26/6, 28, HAP1871/63

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