|Orphan:||John Richard MORTIMER|
|Father's ship:||Equestrian 2|
|Age when admitted:||6yrs|
|Date admitted:||2 Mar 1865|
|Date discharged:||9 Mar 1872|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
|Discharged to:||William Stewart, Elizabeth St, Launceston|
|Remarks:||won religious prize 1872/3 - father dead|
|References:||SWD26/8, 27, 32/1, CSD25/11/396, HAP1871/63|
I decided to research my family history. The gravity of sorrow felt for these little boys is great even though I was born 96 years later.
regards Lois Pearl Everett.
Mary Ann Mortimer lived in Launceston after she married William James Everett. I hope she got to spend some time with her brother John.