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Orphan Number: 5494
Orphan: William WALSH
Mother:HAYES, Ellen
Father:WALSH, John
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Age when admitted:8yrs 6mths
Date admitted:21 Dec 1860
Date discharged:30 Jun 1863
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: died from epilepsy
Remarks: parents died in Ireland and child brought to VDL by Mrs Banyon
References: SWD26/3, 28

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