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Orphan Number: 771
Orphan: Thomas CANTWELL
Mother:CANTWELL, Mary
Mother's ship:Mary Ann 2
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:4yrs 6mths
Date admitted:6 Apr 1841
Date discharged:8 Mar 1848
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: mother
References: SWD7, 28

This orphan has been claimed by: David Eastwood

Thomas Cantwell was one of three children accompanying his mother, convict Eliza Cantwell on the voyage of the Mary Anne III in 1840-41.  His sister Mary Cantwell was also at the Queens School for Orphans for a time.  His older brother Patrick appears not to have been at the school, he was 14 on arrival in VDL.

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