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Orphan Number: 5216
Orphan: William SULLIVAN
Mother:COTTER, Ann
Father:SULLIVAN, Thomas
Mother's ship:Earl Grey
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:5yrs 11mths
Date admitted:6 Jul 1859
Date discharged:21 Aug 1861
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: discharged to police
References: SWD6, 26/2, 28

This orphan has been claimed by: Susan Roberts

William was also known as "Willie" when he was admitted in 1859 with 3 siblings...all children of Thomas Sullivan (Ship: Gilbert Henderson) and Ann Carton (Ship: Earl Grey).They were married in Bothwell in 1850. Ann (Annie) had many spellings for her surname as she couldn't write and had a strong Irish accent (from Wexford, Ireland). Alternate spellings: Cartin/Carten/Carden/Karten/Carter/ Caston/ Cotter) .. The children admitted together were: Sarah, Willie, Alice and Selina..Information on these people is available on my Ancestry Public tree.

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