IRISH FAMINE MEMORIALSydney
  • Surname : Allingham
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Billig [Belleek], Fermanagh
  • Parents : Robert & Fanny (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Donegal/Fermanagh Ballyshannon
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write, cousin in colony: William Allingham. NAI, Ballyshannon Union BG/38/A/4, 19 Aug 1848. Im Cor 25 Aug 1849 to Police Magistrate, Wollombi & 15 Sep 1849, to Bench of Magistrates, Brisbane Water to provide police protection for her. She is now an apprentice in employ of Mr John Waugh Drysdale residing at Mangrove Creek. Married John Elem [Ellem] on 2 Aug 1852 at CofE Gosford; family farmed, grew corn & raised cattle until in 1871 when John decided to join his brothers on the Clarence River; 9 ch; family notes that Mary was very small and thin, about 5 feet tall, a very fair complexion, extremely red hair; Mary died 8 Dec 1917; buried old South Grafton cemetery. possible relatives from Boa Island, Fermanagh per Lloyds Jun 1850. Margaret Barnes: barnesdm[at]bigpond.net.au and see article on Allingham connections at http://www.vindicator.ca/history/famine/orphans.html accessed 13 Aug 2012
  • Surname : Barrett
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Adragool, Mayo [Addergoole parish]
  • Parents : Harry & Catherine (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : Addergoole parish, south of Crossmolina so Ballina PLU; shipping: nursemaid, reads only, no relatives in colony, complains of the mate. Captain and Doctor very kind.
  • Surname : Beirne
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Clonoghill [Cloonlaughil], Leitrim
  • Parents : Patrick & Margaret (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Leitrim, Mohill
  • Other : shipping: dairymaid, reads only, no relatives in colony, sister Mary also on Inchinnan.
  • Surname : Beirne
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Clonoghill [Cloonlaughil] Leitrim
  • Parents : Patrick & Margaret (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Leitrim, Mohill
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads, no relatives in colony, sister Catherine also on Inchinnan.
  • Surname : Blake
  • First Name : Mary (Mary Ann, Elizabeth)
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Aughrim, Galway
  • Parents : Patrick & Mary(both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Galway, Ballinasloe?
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; orphan wages – empl by Mr Charles Wiseman 3 Aug 1850 & purchased shoes from Mr R Cleary 25 Jan 1851; married 1) Charles Whittingham, a mechanic, in Bathurst, 2 May 1851 RC Bathurst, 9 children; bigamously married 2) to Francis Young, at Redfern on 28 Feb 1881; she had been abandoned by Charles Whittingham with her four youngest children & owed a shop in Leichhardt; died relatively well-off as Mary Elizabeth Young, 5 Jan 1922.
  • Surname : Bourke
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Loughrea, Galway
  • Parents : Alick & Sarah (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Galway, Loughrea
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony, complained that Mr Taylor (Chief Officer) beat her one day for washing her handkerchief below. Im. Cor. 49/111(?) to Parramatta to be 'bound' 4 yrs at £8 p.a.
  • Surname : Bourke
  • First Name : Biddy
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Ballina, Mayo
  • Parents : Henry & Ellen(both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads, no relatives in colony.
  • Surname : Breen
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Castle Galway, Galway
  • Parents : Hugh & Mary (mother living)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony.
  • Surname : Bregan
  • First Name : Maria
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Galway
  • Parents : William & Kitty (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Galway PLU?
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony.
  • Surname : Brodrick
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Tenagh (Tynagh) Galway
  • Parents : John & Mary Costello (mother living in Tenagh)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Galway, Ballinasloe orLoughrea
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; married 1) Evan Williams, bootmaker, (b.England c. 1823), supposedly in Sydney in 1850, 5 children, the 1st born 'at sea' and baptised St Francis' Melbourne. Evan died in a fight in 1865; married 2) James Henry Proctor, 6 Jan 1877. Mary died 5 Apr 1892 buried in Melbourne General Cemetery. Pauline Powell: pepowell[at]ozemail.com.au
  • Surname : Burke
  • First Name : Ellen
  • Age on arrival : 20
  • Native Place : Galway, Galway
  • Parents : James & Margaret (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Galway, Galway
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads & writes, no relatives in colony, sister Mary also on Inchinnan and they complained that they were short in their provisions until they complained to the Dr; Appendix J No 51, 19 Oct 1849 indentures with Mr Edward McEnroe cancelled WPO. SRNSW, Register Register 19 Oct 1849.
  • Surname : Burke
  • First Name : Honora
  • Age on arrival : 14
  • Native Place : Tuam, Galway
  • Parents : Richard & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Galway, Tuam
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads, no relatives in colony, shipping notes 'apparently deformed'.
  • Surname : Burke
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Beltroy [Beltra], Sligo
  • Parents : Ryan & Hannah (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Sligo, Sligo
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, relations in colony, 3 sisters who are supposed to have arrrived in Sydney seven months ago, sent to hospital; Im. Cor. 50/514 now fit for light work.
  • Surname : Burke
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Galway, Galway
  • Parents : James & Margaret(both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Galway, Galway
  • Other : shipping:nursemaid, reads, no relatives in colony, sister Ellen also on Inchinnan and they complained that they were short in their provisions until they complained to the doctor.
  • Surname : Cafferty
  • First Name : Ellen
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Ballina, Mayo
  • Parents : James & Cecilia (mother living)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; Im. Cor. 49/111 Parramatta to be 'bound' 4 years at £8 a year; 'Sydney Morning Herald' 1 Mar1850 p.2 refuses to work.
  • Surname : Cafferty
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Ballina, Mayo
  • Parents : Thomas & Ellen (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Ballina
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; Im. Cor. 49/111 Parramatta to be 'bound' 4 years at £8 pa
  • Surname : Callery (Gallery)
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Mohill, Leitrim
  • Parents : Edward & Nelly (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Leitrim, Mohill
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Im. Cor. 49/328 Parramatta; 50/357 re 7 girls on 'Shamrock' to Eden/Twofold Bay; married Joseph Poole at Cooma 2 Sep 1851; 7 children; husband labourer & bushman, lived Bemboka & Bega, probably worked at Kameruka where Joseph worked when a convict; had child a year after her husband died, claimed maintenance from the 18 yo father who allegedly raped her; her case was dismissed, the magistrate lecturing her on 'dragging the good name of this young man before the courts'! See 'Bega Gazette' 6 & 28 Oct 1886; 13 Oct she inherited £100 from her 'son' Joseph of Brown Mt. near Bega; died 20 Mar 1887 after nineteen years of widowhood.
  • Surname : Cane (Cain)
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Leitrim
  • Parents : Michael & Catherine (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Other : shipping: dairymaid, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; 1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.159 as Cain 27 Oct 1850 Indentures with Dr Thomson, North Shore, cancelled, complaints of having been illegally discharged, WPO; orphan wages, 27 Dec 1850 employer Dr Thomson; Im.Cor. 49/111 Parramatta, to be bound 2 years at £10 per annum.
  • Surname : Carbary [Carberry, Carbarry]
  • First Name : Jane
  • Age on arrival : 14
  • Native Place : Ballyshannon, Donegal
  • Parents : William & Ellen (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Donegal, Ballyshannon
  • Other : shhipping: nursemaid, can read & write, no relatives in colony; married Henry Gibson Kemp at CofE Yass 23 Jun 1850; 11-14 chidren; died Tumut 1917 aged 84.
  • Surname : Carlton [Carleton]
  • First Name : Jane
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Fermanagh
  • Parents : James & Mary(both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Inchinnan (Sydney 13 Feb 1849)
  • Workhouse : Donegal/Fermanagh Ballyshannon
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, Ballyshannon Union, relative in the colony: a cousin Mary Ward.