IRISH FAMINE MEMORIALSydney
  • Surname : Baldwin
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 14
  • Native Place : Thurles, Tipperary
  • Parents : Timothy & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Thurles
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads, no relatives in colony. Empl. T Prendergast, South Head Road, £9 per annum, 4 years.
  • Surname : Beirne
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Creaves [Creeve], Roscommon
  • Parents : Patrick & Margaret (father lives at Creeve)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Roscommon, Carrick-on-Shannon?
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. Mr E Walton, Sydney, £10, 1 year.
  • Surname : Beirne
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Kilmore, Roscommon
  • Parents : Michael & Mary (father at Cluneshannon, Roscommon)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads, no relatives in colony. born/bap 25 Jul 1828 Aughrim, Ros, dau of Michael Beirne & Mary Clappy/Claffy; sponsers John Claffy & Brigid Gaffy [Clappy given as mother's name on death cert]. Empl. MW Lewis, Wooloomooloo, £10, 1 yr. SRNSW, Register & applications for orphans, Reg. 2 No.944 Alex Burnett, Sydney, reported satisfactorily on her conduct. Married William Johnson (b.Germany c1820) on 26 May 1851 St Marys, Sydney; 10 children born Macleay River & north coast NSW; husband William died 15 Jan 1911 & Catherine died 13 Apr 1911, both at Grafton. Note 'Cluneshannon' is Cloonshannagh in the civil parish of Kilmore, Carrick-on-Shannon Poor Law Union. A Michael Beirne in Griffith Valuation at Aughim. Cloonfad Beg, County Roscommon. Pam Hayes: pamhayes[at]bigpond.com
  • Surname : Bolton
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Dundrum, Tipperary
  • Parents : Thomas & Ann (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Cashel
  • Other : Shipping: laundress, reads, relations in colony: a cousin named Collins, does not know his name. Empl. J Stewart Paddington, £10, 1 year.
  • Surname : Bowes
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Cashel, Tipperary
  • Parents : George & Mary (mother living in America)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Cashel
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads, no relatives in colony Empl. JH Maddox, Sydney, £8, 4 yrs. Appendix J to V&P LA NSW Report 1858-9 vol 2. For details see T. McClaughlin, Barefoot vol 2 p.140. Imm report 1858, Appendix J No.34 14 Sep 1849 indentures cancelled general bad conduct & absence without leave. Im Cor. 49/721 & 723 Bathurst; 49/758 should receive proper medical assistance; 50/922 16 Oct 1850 Bathurst indentures. Register 1 No 954 20 Oct 1849 re forfeiture of wages.
  • Surname : Breen
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Mishell [Cashel], Tipperary
  • Parents : Michael & Mary A (father living)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Cashel
  • Other : Shipping: dairymaid, reads only, no relatives in colony. Empl. Henry Osborne, Illawarra, £10, 1 year. Register No 1 17 Jul 1849 Illawarra application for her.
  • Surname : Brien (Bryan)
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Cashel, Tipperary
  • Parents : Lawrence & Peggy (mother living at Cashel)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Cashel
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads only, no relatives in colony, sister Catherine also on Lady Peel; Empl. F Stewart, Sydney, £9, 3 years.
  • Surname : Brien (Bryan)
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Cashel, Tipperary
  • Parents : Lawrence & Peggy (mother living at Cashel)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Cashel
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony,sister Bridget also on Lady Peel; empl. R Chorley, Wooloomooloo; £7, 5 yrs. Register 1 No.698 indentures cancelled, ill health. Register 2 No 590, 3 May 1850, WPO report on her case; no 944 19 Jul 1850 Alex Burnett reports satisfactorily on her conduct; orphan wages - payment to husband Angelo Viney, 6 Dec 1851 who she married at St Marys 25 Nov 1851.
  • Surname : Brien
  • First Name : Honora
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Cashel, Tipperary
  • Parents : William & Nora (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Cashel
  • Other : Shipping: houses ervant, reads & writes, no relatives in colony. Empl. J Armstrong, Sydney, £10, 1 year.
  • Surname : Britt
  • First Name : Sarah
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Carlow
  • Parents : Martin & Johanna (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Carlow, Carlow
  • Other : Shipping: kitchenmaid, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl E Rishworth, Balmain, £9, 3 yrs. Imm Report 1858, Appendix J No 94, 15 Feb 1850 indentures with Mrs E Rishworth, Balimain, cancelled for improper conduct. Register 2 No.224, 15 Feb 1850 WPO report on case.
  • Surname : Bruther
  • First Name : Bessy
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Carlow
  • Parents : Joseph & Catherine (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Carlow, Carlow
  • Other : Shipping: housemaid, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. J Beuzeville, Eastwood, Ryde, £10, 2 yrs. Register 2 Nos.1183 & 1189, 7 Sep 1850 letters from J Beuzeville, Parramatta.
  • Surname : Burke
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Borough-lees [Borrisoleigh], Tipperary
  • Parents : Michael & Bridget (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Thurles
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. In depot at Moreton Bay.
  • Surname : Burke
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Bouragholees [Borrisoleigh], Tipperary
  • Parents : Michael & Bridget (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Thurles
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. In depot at Moreton Bay.
  • Surname : Cane
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Brownsill, Carlow
  • Parents : Jeremy & Ann (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, reads only, no relatives in colony. In depot at Moreton Bay.
  • Surname : Cannon
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim
  • Parents : John & Biddy (mother lives in Carrick)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, read & write, no relatives in colony. empl Michael O'Brien, Church Hill, Sydney ₤10, 2 years; orphan wages with Michael O'Brien on 12 Oct 1849; 1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.41, 12 Oct 1849 Indentures with Mr Michael O'Brien cancelled for general misconduct; Register 1 Nos 937 & 940 15 Oct 1849 gone to Moreton Bay; married John Smith, Brisbane, 30 Jan 1850; husband a labourer, bullock driver, carrier & farmer; 10 children; lived Ipswich; Novr 1891 she took her violent husband to court for threatening her & a son with a pitchfork - he was fined ₤20 & bound to keep the peace for six months; she died 14 Oct 1897; his estate, farmer, parish of Purgo, sworn under ₤621 in 1896. N Wratten: nwratten1[at]bigpond.com
  • Surname : Carew
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 14
  • Native Place : Cashel, Tipperary
  • Parents : John & Ann (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Cashel
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads & writes, an uncle named John Farr; sister Mary also on Lady Peel; Register 1 No.819 30 Aug 1849 Sydney transfer No.882 Campberdown, indentures cancelled. Im.Cor. 49/721 Bathurst. 1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.33, 21 Sep 1849 indentures with Mrs Mary Callopy (widow), Camperdown cancelled for general misconduct, to be sent into the country for employment, WPO.
  • Surname : Carew
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Cashel, Tipperary
  • Parents : John & Ann (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Cashel
  • Other : Shipping: laundress, reads only; sister Ann also on Lady Peel; relations in colony, an uncle named John Farr; 1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.82, 25 Jan 1850 indentures with Thomas Carew cancelled for negligence & disobedience, WPO; Register 2 No.136 WPO 25 Jan 1850 report on her case; orphan wages 28 Jan 1850 with Thomas Carew.
  • Surname : Carr
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Cashel, Tipperary
  • Parents : Michael & May (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Cashel
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads, no relatives in colony.1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.55, 30 Nov 1849 indentures with Mr James Henry cancelled for neglect of duty, WPO. Register 1, 30 Nov 1849 Sydney report on case WPO 22 Dec 1849 needlework done for her; orphan wages - 1 Dec 1849 empl James Henry.
  • Surname : Carrol [Carroll]
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Athy, Kildare
  • Parents : Martin & Biddy (father in America)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Kildare, Athy
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads only, no relatives in colony. Empl. Joseph Mills, Redfern, Sydney, £10, 2 years; 1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.53, 30 Nov 1849 indentures with Joseph Mills cancelled, charge of assault against her mistress, Mills not to have another orphan, WPO; orphan wages, 1 Dec 1849.
  • Surname : Carrol
  • First Name : Elizabeth
  • Age on arrival : 14
  • Native Place : Leitrim
  • Parents : John & Biddy (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Peel (Sydney 3 Jul 1849)
  • Workhouse : Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. George Wright Watson, South Head Rd, Sydney £7, 5 years; 1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.35, 21 Sep 1849 indentures cancelled for misconduct, WPO; re orphan wages, 25 Oct 1849; Im. Cor. 49/721 & 753 Bathurst.