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Orphan Number: 5592
Orphan: Catherine WHEATLEY
Mother:HOPSON, Catherine
Father:WHEATLEY, John/George
Mother's ship:Strathfieldsaye
Father's ship:Henry Porcher
Age when admitted:9mths
Date admitted:15 May 1857
Date discharged:25 May 1857
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: died from teething
Remarks: father, a horse dealer, in prison, stealing animals
References: SWD6, CSD1/106/3270, Mercury 24 Sep & 12 Nov 1856

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