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Orphan Number: 5377
Orphan: Michael TOOMEY
Mother:TOOMEY/TOONEY, Johannah
Mother's ship:Caroline Middleton
Father's ship:Caroline Middleton
Age when admitted:2yrs
Date admitted:19 Feb 1855
Date discharged:25 Apr 1855
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: father
Remarks: mother died in St Mary's Hospital - father free immigrant
References: SWD6, CSD1/35/290

This orphan has been claimed by: Annette Lynn

My ancestors John and Johanna Twomey (not as the spelling in the records) arrived from Ireland as free settlers. Johanna died of fever in St Mary's hospital on the 7th Feb 1855 ( in the death records as Johannah Tooney). Two of their children are sent to the orphanage for a short while. The other two children being older are sent out as servants. The family go on to Victoria and settle there eventually at Euroa.

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