IRISH FAMINE MEMORIALSydney
  • Surname : Anderson
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Ballinare [Ballina], Mayo
  • Parents : James & Elizabeth (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : shipping: laundress, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. by R Hill, Bent St., £8, 1 year. Register 2 No.419, 28 Mar 1850 H Hill re her "imbecility"; No.736, 7 Jun 1850 agreement with John Gibson.
  • Surname : Banks
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Kilbannion, Galway
  • Parents : Walter & Catherine (mother in Tuam)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Galway, Tuam
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. SRNSW 4/1149.1, 50/1331 surgeon's report- had fits - was in Tuam Workhouse for 2½ years; also Report from surgeon of Tuam Union [SRNSW 4/1149.1, M9769] that she had been in workhouse for a very long period and was NEVER subject to fits ... she had been employed in the Infirmary for washing & scouring and a stouter and healthier girl we had not in the workhouse'. Empl. J Armstrong, Jamberoo, £8, 1 year; married Luke Clancy at Kiama on 24 Feb 1859; 4 children; died 9 Dec 1909 Kiama.
  • Surname : Barnes
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Ballinare [Ballina], Mayo
  • Parents : Matthew & Catherine (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : Shipping: house servant cannot read or write, no relatives in colony.Empl. W Lowe, William River, £8, 12 months; Im. Cor. 50/37, 17 Jan 1850 Maitland. Had fits - surgeons report 4/1149.1, 50/1331 - was in Ballina workhouse 12 months, entered aged 18. SRNSW 4/1149.1, Memo 9769, Dublin 18 Sep 1850 & reported in 'Ballina Chronicle', 4 Sep 1850: 'Poor Law Commission Office, Dublin, 24 Aug 1850 that she was 'afflicted with fits' and 'the Surgeon Superintendent states that one of the girls sent out from the above Union, named Mary Burnes [sic], is afflicted with fits, which, he is convinced, she has been subject to for years, if not from her birth, and he observes that he feels assured that she will never be able to obtain a living'. The Commissioners have addressed the Medical Officer of the Workhouse on the subject, in reference to his examination and certificate as to this girl who entered Ballina Workhouse on 13 Sep 1848, left for Sydney on 20 Sep 1849... never aware she suffered fits.
  • Surname : Barron
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Dublin, Dublin
  • Parents : Thomas & Fanny (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Dublin, North Dublin
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, read & write, no relatives in the colony. North Dublin BG78/G/3 No.18338 Catherine Barron, 16, single, servant, tolerable health, born in Dublin, clean, Dublin Union, entered 31 Dec 1846, discharged 22 Sep 1849; empl by WT Munce, Redfern, Sydney, £8, 1 year. Register 2 No.458 12 Jan 1850, indentures with Mr Munce, Sydney. Register 2 No.442, 12 Apr 1850 WT Munce requests cancellation of indentures; married John Riches, Bathurst Anglican Church 10 May 1852 with consent of JT Morrisset; 8 children; lived Bathurst most of her life; died 27 Nov 1906 at Maitland, outliving her husband by 21 years. Obituary of 'old colonist' in 'Maitland Mercury' 28 Nov 1906.
  • Surname : Bourke
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Ballynare [Ballina?], Mayo
  • Parents : David & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. B Sammuda, Abbotsbury, £8, 12 months;
  • Surname : Bourke
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Ballyna [Ballina], Mayo,
  • Parents : Richard & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads, relation in colony: sister Bridget Bourke by ship [not named]; Empl. S Broadhurst, North Shore, £7-8, 2 years.
  • Surname : Brennan
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Ballyna [Ballina], Mayo
  • Parents : Lawrence & Sarah (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. J L Daly, George St., Sydney, £6-8, 3 years.
  • Surname : Brennan
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : St Mullens, Carlow
  • Parents : Thomas & Margaret (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Carlow, New Ross PLU
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads, no relatives in colony. Empl. G Forwood (?) Kiama, £6-8, 3 years. Im. Cor. 50/365 Catherine Brennan indentuers for Wollongong.
  • Surname : Brien
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : near Waterford
  • Parents : James & Johanna (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Waterford, Waterford
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. J Colley, Wollongong, £7-8, 2 years.
  • Surname : Browne
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Ballyna [Ballina], Mayo
  • Parents : Thomas & Bridget (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write, relations in colony: a sister Bridget Browne per ship [not named]; employed by Scottish settler, Dr Colin A Anderson & his wife Mary (nee Sinclair) at Newstead Station, Inverell, New England, £7-8, 2 years. Applications for orphans, Register 2 No.455, 12 Jan 1850 indentures with Jermiah Donovan, Sydney [given she was in northern NSW these were probably not exercised]; married Richard Cooke, Armidale 15 Mar 1853; 9 children born Newstead Station, Wellingrove Station near Inverell, then Maronoa & Darling Downs districts, west of Toowoomba. Mary died 2 Apr 1898, buried with husband in Goombungee Cemetery, Queensland. Adelle Jordan: da.jordan[at]bigpond.com who found bap. 24 Mar 1833, Kilmoremoy parish, Killala, Co Mayo.
  • Surname : Brown
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Ballyna [Ballina], Mayo
  • Parents : Anthony & Bridget (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, read & write, no relatives in colony. Empl. WA Wright, 326 Pitt St., Sydney, £6-8, 3 years. Register 2 No.1339, 11 Oct 1850 Bathurst. Im. Cor. 50/792 Bathurst.
  • Surname : Byrne
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Dublin
  • Parents : Henry & Margaret (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; to Wollongong Depot; orphan wages 1 Mar 1850, empl by Miss Plunkett; married Martin Cherry 24 Aug 1851 (indexed as Barns); 10 Children; died 7 Sep 1896, buried Wollongong General RC, parents confirmed on death as Henry & Margaret.
  • Surname : Cain
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Ballyna [Ballina], Mayo
  • Parents : Thomas & Judy (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. M Ryan, Fig Tree Farm, Wollongong, £8, 12 months; orphan wages, 12 Jul 1850 empl Mr W Taylor.
  • Surname : Cahill
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Galway
  • Parents : James & Bridget (father living in England)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads & writes, no relatives in colony. Empl. P Brittle, Kent St., Sydney, £6-8, 3 years.
  • Surname : Cambridge
  • First Name : Alice
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Cork
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads & writes, no relatives in colony.
  • Surname : Carney
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Ballyna [Ballina], Mayo
  • Parents : Thomas & Catherine (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, read & write, no relatives in colony. Empl. John Kelly, Wollongong, £8, 12 months; married John Oates, St Xavier's RC Wollongong in 1852; 11 children [needs proof]
  • Surname : Carroll
  • First Name : Honora [Ann]
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Near Kilkenny, Kilkenny
  • Parents : Patrick & Eliza (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Kilkenny, Kilkenny
  • Other : Shipping: farm servant, reads, no relatives in colony. Wollongong Depot. Empl W Wallace, Goondarrin, £8, 1 year; married emancipist Francis Maddin/Madden on 27 Feb 1850 at RC Wollongong; 10 children, first one born at Fig Tree; Francis worked for the Kendalls at Yatte Yattah near Milton; Anne and Francis died within days of each other at Milton/Ulladulla; Ann on 24 Nov 1899 of bowel cancer and Francis 4 days later, aged 80, of senile decay.
  • Surname : Carty
  • First Name : Honora
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Castlebar, Mayo
  • Parents : Patrick & Catherine (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Castlebar
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads, no relatives in colony. Empl. G Prout, Cook's River, £8, 12 months
  • Surname : Coady
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Waterford
  • Parents : Thomas & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Waterford, Waterford
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads, no relatives in colony. orphan wages & 1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.149, 23 Aug 1850 indentures with Mr Henry Lumsdaine, Surry Hills, cancelled for inability to perform her work and carelessness, WPO.
  • Surname : Connolly (Connelly)
  • First Name : Elizabeth
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Greig [Kereight?], Wexford
  • Parents : Daniel & Ann (both dead
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Wexford, Enniscorthy?
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads, no relatives in colony. Empl. J Emery, Gerringong, £8, 1 year. Im. Cor. 50/365 Connelly 4 May 1850 indentures at Wollongong.