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Orphan Number: 5150
Orphan: Richard STEVENSON
Mother:STEVENSON, Mary
Mother's ship:Mary Ann
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:11yrs
Date admitted:6 Apr 1841
Date discharged:9 Nov 1843
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Dr Bedford
References: SWD7, 28

This orphan has been claimed by: Pamela Sonneman

My name is Pamela Sonneman.  Richard Stevenson is the son of Mary Stevenson who is my Great Great Grandmother. Mary was married to Franklin Stevenson in Ireland and both were sent To Australia Mary and Richard and his brother James to Van Diemen's Land and Franklin to Sydney NSW. The boys were sent to the Orphanage. Mary lived with John Adams of 86 Argyle Street Hobart Shoe Maker and the boys were living with Mary and John in 1848 as per the Census. John and Mary had a baby in 1847 Elizabeth who was my Great Grand mother.

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