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Orphan Number: 5617
Orphan: Walter WHELAN
Mother:COLLARY, Ellen
Father:WHELAN, John
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:3yrs
Date admitted:19 Sep 1855
Date discharged:9 May 1865
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: James Belcher, New Norfolk, readmitted then returned to mother
Remarks: father dead and mother destitute
References: SWD6, 28, 32/1, CSD25/10/264

This orphan has been claimed by: Helen Sonners

Walter Whelan was born 13 Ooctober 1853

Mother - Ellen Collery

Father - John Whelan (military pensioner Guard per "Eliza") b 1805 Ireland d 7 May 1855 Tasmania

married (Margaret ) Amelia Victoria HAYDEN 27 September 1879 Oatlands Tas.

also had 2 children by Laura Maria BOND at Oatlands, Tasmania

Maria WHELAN Born and died 1878 (2 days ) Oatlands, Tasmania

Sarah Ann WHELAN born 1886 Oatlands Tasmania died 1972 Smithton Tas.

(married Henry Charles BILLINGHURST 1908 )

Walter Whelan died 23 February 1926 at 22 Kelly Street Battery Point Hobart, Tas.

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