Friends of the Orphans Schools logo
Orphan Number: 5870
Orphan: Rosa SPRINKS
Mother:BURNETT, Eliza
Father:SPRINKS, William Henry
Mother's ship:
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:4yrs
Date admitted:29 May 1844
Date discharged:9 Jan 1846
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: Mrs Stevens, Glenorchy
Remarks: Free parents left the colony When admitted Rosa's name was spelt Spinks but this is thought to be an error and should have been Sprinks
References: SWD7, 28

This orphan has been claimed by: Deb Nunn

Rosa Jessy Sprinks was the 3rd daughter of William Henry Sprinks and Eliza Burnett. William had a bakery business in Hobart and Eliza had a dress making establishment in Liverpool Street. William left Tasmania and headed for Sydney in 1843 but am unable to find out what happened to Eliza. Rosa and her 2 sisters Ellen and Jane Eliza returned on the North Brition to London with a servant in 1846 but have been unable to find any records of them after leaving Tasmania.

You can use this contact form to send an email message to Deb Nunn

Your first name*:   Your last name*: 

Your email:*        Telephone number: 

Your message*:

Claim this Orphan

Use this facility to register your interest so other researchers can contact you. Add up to a 2000 character short story about your orphan and what became of them after they left the Orphan School. You can add links to other web sites and upload a photo.  Note that you can claim more than one orphan and that any orphan can be claimed more than once.
If you need to contact our researchers then email us and quote the orphan name and index number above.

 Site last updated June 2021