IRISH FAMINE MEMORIALSydney
  • Surname : Abrahams
  • First Name : Eliza
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Barnscourt [Barons Court], Tyrone
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Strabane
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write; Empl. Thomas Hayes, Little Collins St., Melbourne £7 pa, 1 year.
  • Surname : Acheson (Achison)
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Banbridge, Down
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Down, Banbridge
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads & writes; Empl. William Morrisey, Little Lonsdale St., Melbourne, £7, 6 months.
  • Surname : Ady
  • First Name : Eliza
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Drungorman ? {Dungannon} Tyrone
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Dungannon
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads; Empl. John Daly, farmer, Springs, £8, 6 months; married John West, 18 Jun 1854 in Melbourne; 9 children, husband a labourer, miner and butcher; lived Western Victoria, died 19 Apr 1910, buried Stawell.
  • Surname : Armstrong
  • First Name : Eliza
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Enniskillen, Fermanagh
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Fermanagh, Enniskillen
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads; PRONI Enniskillen PLU BG14/G/4 (3069) Union at large, entered 23 May 1849, left 3 Oct 1849; Empl. Charles Forrest, South Yarra, Victoria £7, 6 months.
  • Surname : Bell (Ball)
  • First Name : Alice
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Enniskillen, Fermanagh
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Fermanagh, Enniskillen
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write; PRONI Enniskillen PLU BG14/G/4 (No.48) (No.3708); sister Jane also on Diadem; empl. John Brown, sail maker, Richmond, Melbourne £7, 12 months; committed suicide by throwing herself in Melbourne's Yarra River, after being made pregnant by her married master, 'Argus' 26 Apr & 1 May 1850; identified by shipmate noted as Catherine Carroll who was Catherine Cahill, also from Fermanagh. Note there is no Catherine Carroll on the Diadem but she is probably Catherine Cahill, also from County Fermanagh.
  • Surname : Bell (Ball)
  • First Name : Jane
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Enniskillen, Fermanagh
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Fermanagh, Enniskillen
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write; Enniskillen PLU, PRONI BG14/G/4 (No.1458) (No. 3291) dirty, able-bodied, entered workhouse 20 Jun 1848, left 3 Oct 1849; her sister Alice also on Diadem; empl. Sarah Gough, Darebin, £6, 6 months.
  • Surname : Barnett
  • First Name : Elizabeth
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Barmbridge [Banbridge], Down
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Down, Banbridge
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, reads & writes; empl. John Foley, Melbourne, £6, 2 years
  • Surname : Barber
  • First Name : Lydia (Lily A)
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Antrim, Antrim
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Presbyterianerian
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Antrim, Antrim
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads & writes; Antrim PLU PRONI BG1/GA/1 Lily A. (No.4844) dirty, entered workhouse 25 Nov 1848, left 3 Oct 1849. Empl. Robert Charles, Richmond, £7, 12 months; married James R Scarlett 6 Mar 1853, husband a baker, carter & gardener; 11 children; died 11 Aug 1903, buried Ballarat; husbands estate valued at £71 in 1903.
  • Surname : Best
  • First Name : Susan
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Armagh [Keady]
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Armagh, Armagh
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads; PRONI Armagh PLU G2/G/1 (2341) (4253) Keady, thinly clothed, hungry, Crossmore, Derryhennet, thinly clothed, entered workhouse 10 Feb 1846, left 4 Oct 1849. Empl. Mr John Porter O'Brien, Melbourne, £8, 12 months, apprentice.
  • Surname : Betty
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Enniskillen, Fermanagh
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Fermanagh, Enniskillen
  • Other : shipping: housemaid, reads; PRONI Enniskillen PLU BG14/G/4 (2368) servant, Rossnagamper, entered workhouse 7 Mar 1848, left 3 Oct 1849. Empl. Mrs JT Chambers, Melbourne, £10, 6 months.
  • Surname : Bing (Byng)
  • First Name : Jane
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Enniskillen, Fermanagh
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Fermanagh, Enniskillen
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads;PRONI Enniskillen PLU BG14/G/4 (4612) & BG14/G/5 (527) child of George & Mary Ann Bing, sister of Mary (also on Diadem), William, George & Cathy; from Enniskillen, part of large family group; entered workhouse 28 Nov 1848, left 3 Oct 1849; married John Deslandes 5 Apr 1852; lived Melbourne; 10 Children; died 1899 [Vic BDM 8678].
  • Surname : Black
  • First Name : Sarah Ann
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Tyrone
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write; Empl. Margaret Duffies, grocer, Bourke St., Melbourne £7, 1 year, apprentice; married John Motherway, Victoria, 1852.
  • Surname : Boyd
  • First Name : Elizabeth
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Londonderry, Derry
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Presbyterian
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Londonderry [Derry], Derry
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads & writes; Empl. James Duff, fellmonger, Bourke St., Melbourne £8, 1 year, apprentice; probably married James Mitchell in Presbyterian church, Melbourne on 25 Oct 1852; 10 children by 1877; husband worked on railways & died in 1886 at Benalla. Elizabeth disappeared.
  • Surname : Brennan (Brenan)
  • First Name : Mary Ann
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Carrickfergus, Antrim
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Antrim, Larne
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads & writes; . Carrickfergus. Empl. George Hewer, butcher, Bourke St., Melbourne £6, 18 months; probably married Charles Johnston in Victoria, 1852/29595
  • Surname : Brennan (Brenan)
  • First Name : Ellen
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Carrickfergus, Antrim
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Antrim, Larne
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads & writes; Empl. Thomas Farrell, Little Bourke St., Melbourne £6, 12 months; Ellen Brenan (Ellen Stewart) PRO Vic VPRS 521 Melbourne Gaol unit 1A No. 366; married James Huxley 1852 St James, Melbourne; 3 children; last child James b&d 1858 in Collingwood when Ellen living with her sister Mary Ann; elder children Eliza Ann b.1853 & Francis b.1855 to Sunbury Industrial School.
  • Surname : Brooks
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Armagh
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads; Empl. William Hall, Tea Tree Creek, £9, 5 months.
  • Surname : Brown
  • First Name : Nancy
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Bambridge {Banbridge] Down
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Down, Banbridge
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads; Empl. Charles Oliver, storekeeper, Bourke St., Melbourne £8, 2 years. Possibly daughter of George Brown & Matilda Bradley, born in Newry c 1834, married George Jarvis Harris, Collingwood, 27 Aug 1856 as Annie Brown; 8 children; lived around Wangaratta & Benalla. Annie died 16 Oct 1864 in Wangaratta. lost contact with descendant Mary Hanson
  • Surname : Browne (Brown)
  • First Name : Isabella
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Londonderry, Derry
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Presbyterian
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Londonderry [Derry], Derry
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads; PRO Vic VPRS 115-4, 20 Feb 1850, Report on 'Diadem' mentions her; Empl. Thomas Stevens, Melbourne, £10, 6 months; married 1) Samuel Birch 1 Sep 1851; married 2) John Andrews 26 Feb 1862; lived Geelong & Ballarat; Meryl Birch, 'Toftrees', 6 Monsants lane, Maiden Gullly 3551 as listed in Barefoot & Pregnant?, Vol 2.
  • Surname : Browne
  • First Name : Anne
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Fermanagh [Tempo town?]
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Fermanagh, Enniskillen
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads & writes; as Anna Brown, Timpoo or Tempo, empl. James Purvis, Chewton, £5, 12 months.
  • Surname : Bryas (Briers, Bryers)
  • First Name : Anne
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Londonderry, Derry
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Diadem (Melbourne Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Londonderry [Derry], Derry
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads & writes; as Briers or Bryaer empl. Charles Edney, Lower Plenty, £10, 6 months; married Charles Warren in Melbourne 23 July 1850, 8? children; died Heathcote 6 Aug 1880.