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Orphan Number: 5588
Orphan: Esther WEST
Mother:WEST, Mary
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:7yrs
Date admitted:24 Nov 1858
Date discharged:13 Aug 1859
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: mother, free
Remarks: mother free
References: SWD27, 28

This orphan has been claimed by: Kate White

Esther West was the eldest daughter of the convict Samuel West and his wife Mary Ann Hughes. Esther went on to marry the convict John Hilsley and give birth to two daughters, Jane and Esther. She died giving birth to her namesake, Esther.

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