IRISH FAMINE MEMORIALSydney
  • Surname : Ahern
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Rathkeale, Limerick
  • Parents : Michael & Margaret (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Limerick, Rathkeale
  • Other : Shipping: farm servant, reads, no relative in colony; empl. by J Ashe, Bathurst, £8, 1 year; married Edward Wilson at Bathurst in 1853; 3 children; died 1862; husband died Bathurst 1867.
  • Surname : Basset [Bassett]
  • First Name : Charlotte
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Killmilling [Kilmalin], Wicklow
  • Parents : Thomas & Eliza (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Wicklow, Rathdown
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, reads & writes; Rathdown PLU BG137/G/3 No.9350, Charlotte Bassil, 14, Prot., transferred from Rathmichael, see No.5445, Union at large, entered 19 Jul 1848, left 15 Aug 1849 'Australia' (No.5445 referred to here was in missing vol.); empl. J Robertson, Pitt St., £8, 1 year; Register 2 No.280, 22 Feb 1850 with J Robertson; Appendix J No.129, 17 May 1850 indentures with Robertson cancelled for inability & absolute neglect of work, WPO; Im.Cor 50/761, 9 Oct 1850 Maitland; married Thomas Mogg, 8 August 1855, St John’s CofE, Mudgee; Thomas, a ship’s blacksmith, later coach builder, emigrated from Devon in 1849; 9 children; the family believe, but have no proof, that she was employed to care for Thomas’ much younger siblings. Charlotte died at her home in Douro St, Mudgee in 1904. She and her descendants were highly respected in the Rylstone-Mudgee districts. A granddaughter described her as ‘a gentle person who saw the good in everything’.
  • Surname : Bergen
  • First Name : Eliza
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Old Derrick [Oldderrig], Queens [Laois]
  • Parents : Edward & Mary (father lives at Old Derrick)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Queens [Laois], Carlow PLU
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, reads, no relatives in colony, sister Ann also on Lismoyne. Empl. J Roberts, George St., £7-8, 2 years. Married John Chalkley 24 Nov 1851, Sydney; 13 children; husband a labourer; lived Sydney and Parramatta; Eliza died 15 Jul 1919; buried Gunnedah.
  • Surname : Bergen
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Old Derrick [Oldderrig], Queens [Laois]
  • Parents : Edward &Mary (Father lives at Old Derrick)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Queens [Laois], Carlow PLU
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, reads, no relatives in colony, sister Eliza also on Lismoyne; Empl. R.H Brindley, Chippendale, £6-8, 3 years. Appendix J No.184, 3 Jan 1851 indentures with Mr R Brindley, Redfern, cancelled for insolence & neglect of duty; married Richard Warren, Sydney 1852, c.10 children; died 1885.
  • Surname : Booth
  • First Name : Eliza
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Sallynoggin [Sally Noggins], Dublin
  • Parents : Charles & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Dublin, Rathdown
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, reads & writes, no relatives in colony; Empl. James Ervin (Ewen?) George Street., £6-8, 3 years.
  • Surname : Bourke
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Rathkeale, Limerick
  • Parents : Walter & Eliza (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Limerick, Rathkeale
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads & writes, no relatives in colony; Empl. J. Byrne, Sussex St, £8, 1 year.
  • Surname : Bourke
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Rathkeale, Limerick
  • Parents : James & Ellen (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Limerick, Rathkeale
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, reads & writes, no relatives in colony. Empl. W.James,Sussex St, £8, 1 year.
  • Surname : Bowman
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Rathkeale, Limerick
  • Parents : John & Ann (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Limerick, Rathkeale
  • Other : Empl. R. Brindley, Chippendale. £8, 1 year. Appendix J No 90 15 Feb 1850 indentures cancelled for improper conduct, o be sent up the country.
  • Surname : Boyle
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Kilkenny, Kilkenny
  • Parents : Jeffrey & Mary (Mother living at Kilkenny)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Kilkenny, Kilkenny
  • Other : shipping: laundrymaid, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. M. Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth St, £7-8, 2 years.
  • Surname : Brenan [Brennan]
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Freshford, Kilkenny
  • Parents : Darby & Cilia (Father living in Freshford)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Kilkenny, Kilkenny PLU
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; empl. Major-General William Stewart, Bathurst, £8, 12 months; married 1) Thomas Jackson, 1 child; married 2) Henry Simpson 1878; 5 children; she died Bulli 1892.
  • Surname : Brenan [Brennan]
  • First Name : Judith
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Comar [Coneygar?], Kilkenny
  • Parents : James & Bridget (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Kilkenny PLU?
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. J. Murphy, Bourke St., £7-8, 2 years. Register 2 No.250, 22 Feb 1850 Bridget Murphy applies for her.
  • Surname : Brenan [Brennan]
  • First Name : Sally
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Carlow, Carlow
  • Parents : Robert & Bridget (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Carlow, Carlow
  • Other : shipping: dressmaker, reads & writes, no relatives in colony. Empl. David Dunk, Enmore, £8, 1 year. Register 1 No.1057, 7 Dec 1849 David Dunce application for her; No.1089 re Mr Dunk's discharge of her from his service.
  • Surname : Brien
  • First Name : Julia
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Kilkenny, Kilkenny
  • Parents : William & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Kilkenny, Kilkenny
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; empl. Richard Harnett, O'Connell St., £8, 1 year; Register 2 No.1378 in service of Richard Harnett and No.1383; orphan wages - 25 Jan 1851 purchased shoes from Mr R Cleary, 22 Dec 1852 balance of wages paid to her.
  • Surname : Britt [Brett]
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Carlow, Carlow
  • Parents : Martin & Johanna (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Carlow, Carlow
  • Other : Shipping: farm servant, reads & writes, relation in colony: a sister, Sarah Britt, per Lady Peel; Im. Cor. 50/189 19 Feb 1850 apprenticed to L.S. De Sales Esq., forwarded from Parramatta to Yass with group with Surgeon Strutt (Darbylara, Murrumbidgee) £8, 1 year; Darbalara is on east bank of the junction of Murrumbidgee & Tumut Rivers, c. 25kms NE of Gundagai; married 1) Edward English 1852 at Sandy Falls (near Coolac) by Yass RC priest; 6 children located; husband died after horse accident Nov 1866; 2) William C. Perry in 1869 Gundagai; died Cowra 1908.
  • Surname : Broderick
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Freshford, Kilkenny
  • Parents : William & Judith (Mother living at Freshford)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Kilkenny, Kilkenny PLU
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, reads, no relatives in colony. Empl. John Anstis, Bathurst, £7-£8, 2 years. Im Cor 50/245, 6 Mar 1850 indentures at Bathurst (4 per Lismoyne & 9 per W&M to Bathurst); indentures cancelled in Bathurst court for neglect of duty & disobedience.
  • Surname : Brophy
  • First Name : Anastasia [Mary]
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Johns Town [Johnstown], Kilkenny
  • Parents : John & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Kilkenny, Kilkenny PLU
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; born 1 Sep 1834. Empl. William Ellis, Palmer St, £6-8, 3 years. 1858-9 Report on Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.249, 15 Aug 1851 indentures with Mr W Ellis cancelled for continued insolence & disobedience of orders - also noted on orphan wages; married 1) Michael Doonan at St Mary's 1853, 1 son; married 2) Henry Bruniges, Newcastle 1855, 10 children; the family ran a boarding house and mixed business in Merewether, Newcastle, for many years. Henry died 1897; Anastasia died 1903, buried Sandgate, Newcastle.
  • Surname : Buckley
  • First Name : Ellen
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Castletown, Cork
  • Parents : John & Ellen (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Cork, Dunmanway
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; empl. J. Belamy, Bathurst, £8, 1 year; married Matthew Brophy 1850 Bathurst; at least 5 children located; Matthew died in 1889 at the boarding house they ran in Regent St, Sydney; Ellen died 1911 in Sydney.
  • Surname : Burgess
  • First Name : Ann [Mary Ann]
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Tulla/Tulha [Tullow], Carlow
  • Parents : Henry & Essie (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Carlow, Carlow
  • Other : Shipping: laundress, reads, no relatives in colony; Empl. Mr Thompson, William St, £8, 1 year; married Edward Phillips.
  • Surname : Burgess
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Witgate [Whitegate], Cork
  • Parents : John & Catherine (mother living in Cork)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Cork, Midleton
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Bathurst Depot. Empl. T Lane, Summerhill, £8, 1 year.
  • Surname : Burke
  • First Name : Agnes
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Kilkenny, Kilkenny
  • Parents : Michael & Ann (both dead
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lismoyne (Sydney 29 Nov 1849)
  • Workhouse : Kilkenny, Kilkenny
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, reads, no relatives in colony. Empl. John Smith, O'Connell St., Sydney, £8, 1 year.