|Orphan:||Harriett Maria Brady DAVIS|
|Age when admitted:||12yrs|
|Date admitted:||8 Aug 1868, 25 Feb 1870|
|Institution(s):||Girls Industrial School, Queens Orphan School|
|Discharged to:||absonded from reformatory & sentenced to 21 days|
|Remarks:||father Brady changed name to Davis - mother married before to Wm Sheppard per Blundell|
|References:||SWD26/7, 27, 37|
Harriett was my father's (Robert William Brown ) grandmother. His mother was Ruby Pretoria Sheppard. We have always been unable to locate details of Harrietts early life.
Hopefully this may lead to further discoveries.