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Orphan Number: 702
Orphan: Christopher BUSCH
Mother:BUSCH, Wilhelmina
Father:BUSCH, Andrew
Mother's ship:Wilhelmsburg
Father's ship:Wilhelmsburg
Age when admitted:10yrs
Date admitted:26 Sep 1855
Date discharged:7 Jan 1856
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: father
Remarks: parents German immigrants - mother died at St Mary's Hospital, Hobart
References: SWD28, CSD1/65/1484

This orphan has been claimed by: Brett Clark

Christopher Busch was my 2x great grandfather .

He went to live in the Derwent Valley at Fentonbury with his father, who worked as a farm labourer.

He married Louisa Kemp, and his trade was bootmaker.

I assume that he learnt his trade in orphan school, if anyone knows that would be great 

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