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Orphan Number: 344
Orphan: Louisa BISHOP
Mother:McGUINESS, Bridget
Father:Bishop, Joseph
Mother's ship:John William Dare
Father's ship:David Clarke
Age when admitted:5yrs 4mths
Date admitted:6 Jun 1865
Date discharged:
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to:
References: SWD26/7, 26/8, 27

This orphan has been claimed by: melita tuale

Louisa Margaret Bishop was born to convict parents in Febuary 1860. Her parents were Joseph Bishop, from Leicestershire England and Bridget Mcguiness from Co. Louth Ireland. Lousia was christened at Richmond Tasmania. Louisa married Thomas James Hay (born 1856 New Norfolk) in New Norfolk Tasmania in May 1883. The Hay family were heavily involved the dairy industry of Hobart and surrounding areas. Louisa died in 1936, last residence being The Cascades Hobart. She is buried in the family Hay plot at Cornelian Bay, Hobart.

Louisa is my great great grandmother (on my mother's father side).


Louisa Bishop, far right, seated Louisa Bishop Louisa Bishop

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