IRISH FAMINE MEMORIALSydney
  • Surname : Callaghan
  • First Name : Winifred
  • Age on arrival : 14
  • Native Place : Dublin, South Dublin
  • Parents : William & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Workhouse : Dublin, South Dublin
  • Other : South Dublin BG79/G/1B: No.2672-see attached; shipping: needlewoman, read & write. 1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.227, 21 Feby 1851 she complained of ill usage by employer, Mrs Callopy & her indentures cancelled by consent, WPO; married Richard Plummer Burgess, 4 Sep 1852 St Andrews Scots Church, Kent St, Sydney. Burgess was a ship captain & Winifred is recorded as a passenger on several of his voyages; their 1st child, Richard Henry, b.7 Aug 1853 Tasmania but possibly born at sea; family to New Zealand; husband drowned in shipwreck of 'Success' on 30 Dec 1863 near Wellington, NZ; children in Lyttelton Orphange in 1870; 5 known children; Winifred married Sydney Lee Dyer at Napier 22 Nov 1868-no ch; later moved to Australia later where both died: Winifred on 3 Apr 1890 at Redfern; Dyer died May 1910; both buried Rookwood. Migs Eder: Migs Eder: migseder[at]clear.net.nz; Heather Maloney: cjhl[at]xtra.co.nz.
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  • Surname : Ahern
  • First Name : Susan
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Kanturk, Cork
  • Parents : James & Elizabeth (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads.
  • Surname : Allen
  • First Name : Lucy
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Clara, Kings [Offaly]
  • Parents : Patrick & Bridget (mother living
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, can read & write.
  • Surname : Armshaw
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Tipperary
  • Parents : no known
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, cannot read or write. Died in the Sydney Infirmary.
  • Surname : Armstrong
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Kanturk, Cork
  • Parents : Charles & Catherine (mother living in Cork)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, can read & write.
  • Surname : Barry
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Kanturk, Cork
  • Parents : Benjamin & Ann (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write.
  • Surname : Barry
  • First Name : Judith
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Killragh, Tipperary
  • Parents : John & Ellen (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads, relations in colony: a cousin, Roderick Doran, in Melbourne.
  • Surname : Bergin
  • First Name : Mary Ann
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Kilcummin, Tipperary
  • Parents : John & Catherine (mother living in Kilcummin)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads, relations in colony: a cousin, John Coglahan
  • Surname : Blake
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Loughill, Limerick
  • Parents : James & Catheine (mother living in Loughill)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write.
  • Surname : Bohan (Bohen, Bowen)
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Killeagh, Tipperary
  • Parents : John & Mary (mother living at Killeagh)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: needlewoman, can read & write; Empl Mr Henry Chatto 14 Jan 1851; 1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.186, 10 Jan 1851 indentures with Mr H Chatto cancelled for disobedience and improper conduct, WPO
  • Surname : Brannix
  • First Name : Barbara
  • Age on arrival : 20
  • Native Place : Emly, Tipperary
  • Parents : Edmund & Judith (mother living in Tipperary)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads.
  • Surname : Brereton
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Nenagh, Tipperary
  • Parents : Edward & Bridget (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads.
  • Surname : Brian
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Newport, Tipperary
  • Parents : Connor & Margaret (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write.
  • Surname : Brian
  • First Name : Ellen
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Burgess, Tipperary
  • Parents : James & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write.
  • Surname : Brian
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Ballymack, Kilkenny
  • Parents : Phillip & Ellen (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: farm servant, cannot read or write.
  • Surname : Brooks
  • First Name : Martha
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Roscrea, Tipperary
  • Parents : Patrick & Betty (father in America)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Roscrea
  • Other : shipping: needlewoman, can read and write; sister of Mary also on Maria; orphan wages - empl Mr Henry Chatto, Redfern;
  • Surname : Brooks
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Roscrea, Tipperary
  • Parents : Patrick & Betty (father in America)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Roscrea
  • Other : shipping: needlewoman, cannot read or write.
  • Surname : Buckley
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Kanturk, Cork
  • Parents : Donald & Nancy (mother living in Kanturk)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Workhouse : Cork, Kanturk
  • Other : shipping: needlewoman, cannot read or write. 1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.187, 10 Jan 1851 indentures with Mr Alex Yawes? cancelled for improper conduct, WPO and also No.243, 18 Mar 1851 complains that Mr Furlong does not allow her to attend Divine Service, case dismissed, WPO; orphan wages - 14 Jan 1851 employer Mr Alexander Traves?.
  • Surname : Burke
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Clonmel, Tipperary
  • Parents : Michael & Mary (father in America)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Clonmel
  • Other : shipping: house servant, can read; Clonmel PLU Minutes BG67/A/10, p.358, Margaret Burke, 19, one of 16 to travel per Maria.
  • Surname : Burriss (Brophy)
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Dublin, Dublin
  • Parents : Edward & Martha (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Maria (Sydney 29 Jun 1850)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, can read & write, Burriss alias Brophy. Admitted to the Dublin Union as an orphan. She through her name was Brophy but she subsequently states that her name was Burriss.