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Orphan Number: 770
Orphan: Samuel CANTWELL
Mother:COOK, Mary
Father:CANTWELL, John
Mother's ship:Providence
Father's ship:St Vincent
Age when admitted:5yrs
Date admitted:22 Jun 1836
Date discharged:25 Apr 1844
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: mother/father
Remarks: father former constable at Government House
References: SWD7, 28, CSO5/93/2074, CSO5/86/1885, Mercury 14 & 21 Jul 1886

This orphan has been claimed by: Tony Harrison

Samuel Cantwell married Susan davey on 19 apr 1855 in Hobart. He died on 15 jan 1912 in Collins St Hobart. His son, Henry John Cantwell (1858-1940), married Kezia Frances Wlliams (1859-1931). see

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