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PALMER youngest children of RICHARD and ELIZABETH of Sydney. 1818

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Story about youngest children being sent to foster or orphanages in Sydney ca 1818, 1820

How does one check this kind of information.

I am in NZ so not easy to walk around sydney asking lol lol

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on 2011-06-01 00:23:45

marscus has been a Family Tree Circles member since Apr 2011. is researching the following names: PALMER, TITLEY, TAMAIRAKI and 9 other(s).

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by janilye on 2011-06-01 02:25:55

It is all in the State Records Office of NSW.
They were probably put into the Orphan School in George St.
The George St. Orphanage was initially only for girls but opened to include males in 1919.
Order a copy of Richards will, to see if the children had money in trust or perhaps enough to see them through one of the private schools.I can't find a will for Elizabeth so I suppose the children were taken care of.
In the colonial secretary Index I found things such as below. See how you could view reel 6040 or perhaps get someone to view it for you.


1820 May 8
Orphan. Petition to be admitted to the Female Orphan Institution referred to Governor (Reel 6040; 4/403 p.45)

PALMER, Elizabeth

1820 Apr 19
Petition for admission of girl to Female Orphan Institution (Reel 6040; 4/403 p.43)

by janilye on 2011-06-01 02:28:13

Sorry 1819 not 19 (senior moment) Jan

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