IRISH FAMINE MEMORIALSydney
  • Surname : Donohue (O'Donohoe, Donahue)
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : County Clare?
  • Parents :
  • Religion :
  • Ship name : Elgin (Adelaide 12 Sep 1849)
  • Other : Possibly from Co Clare, married William Cobbledick (bc1824 Cornwall) at St Patrick's, Adelaide, 9 Jan 1854; 9 children all born in Willunga.
  • Surname : Hannan
  • First Name : Alice
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Clann [Clare barony?], Galway
  • Parents : Bryan & Mary (living in Edford [Headford?])
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Galway, Tuam
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, reads, no relatives in colony, sister Mary also on Panama. Empl. J Hanrahan, Jamberoo, £8, 1 year; married her cousin John Hemfil at St James CofE Sydney on 29 Mar 1858 at St James CofE; 10 daughters; sister, Mary sponsored mother and sister, Ann, to NSW per Simonds in 1855; died 28 Sep 1892 at Grafton.
  • Surname : Maly
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Clereilin [Clare Island], Mayo
  • Parents : John & Mary (mother at Clereilin-Clare Island)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Mayo, Westport
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. C Bateson, Illawarra, £8, 1 year; married David Kenan 1850 at Presbyterian Church Wollongong.
  • Surname : Trench
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Clare, Clare Town
  • Parents : John & Catherine (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Panama (Sydney 12 Jan 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennis
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; Empl. Thomas Bell, Parramatta, £7-8, 2 years.
  • Surname : Barrett
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Tooclay?, Clare
  • Parents : Francis & Mary (mother living in Ennistymon)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennistymon PLU ?
  • Other : Have assumed Ennistymon PLU because her mother was there but this needs verification. Shipping: house servant, read & write, no relatives in colony; Empl. WJ Norton, Gundagai £7-8, 2yrs. Im. Cor. 50/747, 28 Oct 1850 Yass; married John Ferguson St Clement's, Yass, 11 Nov 1850
  • Surname : Boyle
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Lisgana [Liscannor], Clare
  • Parents : Patrick & Bridget (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennistynom
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Im. Cor. 50/747 Yass; Empl. as house servant by M. Cassidy, Yass, £7-8, 2 years; married Patrick Shannon, St Augustine's, Yass 1853, 9 children; died Yass River 1871
  • Surname : Bradshaw
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Ennis, Clare
  • Parents : Joseph & Margaret (mother in Ennis)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennis
  • Other : shipping: house servant, read & write, relations in colony: an uncle, George Bradshaw, water carrier Sydney. Im.Cor. 50/747 Yass. Hired by Mr George Shelley, at Tumut Plains as nursemaid (disposal list & Strutt's Journal, pp.87-8) ₤7-₤8, 2 years; married Samuel Scott, Tumut Presbyterian Church 10 Nov 1851.
  • Surname : Brien
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Dingle, Clare [on shipping]
  • Parents : James & Johanna (father in Dingle)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Other : shipping: dairymaid, reads only, no relatives in colony. To Yass with Strutt (Ref: 'A Decent Set of Girls'). Empl. as house servant by Henry Bingham, Wallangawa near Tumut, £8, 1 year from the Gundagai Depot.
  • Surname : Burke
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Currafin [Corofin], Clare
  • Parents : John & Margaret (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennistymon PLU
  • Other : Corrofin's workhouse was built in second wave of building so Bridget would have been in the Ennistymon PLU. Shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. as house servant by Mr Edward (Ned). Ryan, Galong, near Yass ₤8, 1 year from Yass Depot. Married 1) John Somers of Galong 51, 1 child; marr 2) Michael Coughlan at Burrowa 1857; 6 children born Walla Walla & Binalong; Bridget died at Cootamundra 1906
  • Surname : Canny [Kenny]
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Ennistymon, Clare
  • Parents : Michael & Mary (nee Hogan) (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennistymon PLU
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads, relation in colony: a cousin, John Canny [place not noted] but he married a Thomas Arbuthnot girl Ann Bohen in Yass; empl. by Mr T Digby, a baker in Yass ₤7-₤8 on day of arrival in Yass (Sat 2 Mar 1850); Mrs Digby proved to be violent-tempered. Dr Strutt resettled her with more 'Christian people'; married 1) Hugh Keon, at Beechworth, about 1852, 2 children; family moved to Wodonga by 1856. married 2) Henry Shepherd at Lambing Flat in 1862; 2 children; lived in a make-shift residence on the gold-fields at Tipperary Gully (Young). She died, after childbirth of twins, at Young 1869.
  • Surname : Carrigge
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Ennis, Clare
  • Parents : Michael & Sarah (mother in Ennis)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennis PLU
  • Other : sister Eliza also on Thomas Arbuthnot. shipping: nursemaid, read & write, relations in colony: uncle & aunt, Edward & Elizabeth Colquhoun, residence unknown; to Moreton Bay; Empl. as house servant by M. Slavin, South Brisbane, £8, 1 year; married James Winn, Brisbane 1850; 9 children; she died of heart disease 1878, buried Toowong as a 'Bible Christian'.
  • Surname : Carrigge
  • First Name : Eliza
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Ennis, Clare
  • Parents : Michael & Sarah (mother in Ennis)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennis
  • Other : sister to Mary who went to Moreton Bay; shipping: nursemaid, read & write, relations in colony: uncle & aunt, Edward & Elizabeth Colquhoun, residence unknown; Empl. as house servant by D. Holborrow, George St., Sydney £7-8, 2 years; married George Coop(e)s, Pennant Hills 1853; c.9 children, 2 illegitimate(?); no record of death; descendant noted that George and Eliza returned to Ireland but this is unconfirmed.
  • Surname : Casey
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Ennis, Clare
  • Parents : Patrick & Susan (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennis PLU
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. In Gundagai Depot. Empl as house servant by Mr F.W. Viner, Munngillidymatta, Tumut, £8, 1 year; married Thomas Healey, Tumut 1852; 10 children; died Lacmalac 1906.
  • Surname : Clune
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Ennistymon, Clare
  • Parents : John & Mary (mother in Ennistimon [sic])
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennistymon
  • Other : shipping: house servant, read & write, no relatives in colony. Im. Cor. 50/344 Moreton Bay Depot. Empl. as house servant by Mr William Fowles, Brisbane, £7-8, 2 years
  • Surname : Conlon
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Ennis, Clare
  • Parents : Michael & Margaret (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennis
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads, no relative in colony; to Moreton Bay Depot; Empl as house servant by Mr W. Lynch, Kangaroo Pt., £8, 1 year; married John Balsillie RC Ipswich 25 Nov 1851; 6 children; John a blacksmith from Scotland arrived Sydney as immigrant on Herald in 1844; was wheelwright in Ipswich, he died Goondiwindi 17 Oct 1873; Catherine died 1918, mother shown as Margaret. Many thanks to Ray Debnam.
  • Surname : Carmody
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Ennis, Clare
  • Parents : Thomas & Bridget (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennis
  • Other : shipping: house servant, read & write, no relatives in colony. 'Somewhat refractory' one day during voyage, (Strutt Journal, p.69). Im.Cor. 50/513 Yass. Empl. as house servant by Mr W. Wharton, Yass, ₤7-₤8, 2 years; married Michael Murphy, St Augustine's RC, Yass, 3 Jun 1853.
  • Surname : Connolly
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 14
  • Native Place : Kilmaley, Clare
  • Parents : Patrick & Bridget (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennis
  • Other : shipping: needlewoman, read & write, no relatives in colony. Im. Cor. 50/344 Moreton Bay; empl as house servant by John Smith, Brisbane, £6-8, 3 years.
  • Surname : Considine
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Ennistyon, Clare
  • Parents : Darby & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennistymon
  • Other : shipping: Im. Cor. 50/344 Moreton Bay; Empl. as house servant by Richard Gill, Ipswich, ₤6-8, 3 years; married William Clarke, Brisbane 29 May 1855; 7 children; husband a lighthouse keeper, George St., North Brisbane; she died a widow at Monkland, Gympie, from dysentery 29 Jun 1897; her estate sworn under ₤1420.
  • Surname : Considine
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 14
  • Native Place : Scarriff, Clare
  • Parents : John & Bridget (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Scariff, Clare
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; Im. Cor. 50/513 Yass. Empl as house servant by Mr D. Murray, Yass, ₤6-8, 3 years
  • Surname : Cunningham
  • First Name : Bridget
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Ennis, Clare
  • Parents : Timothy & Bridget (mother living in
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Thomas Arbuthnot (Sydney 1850)
  • Workhouse : Clare, Ennis
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, reads & writes, no relatives in colony; empl as house servant by Mr W. Lyons, Yass, £8, 12 months; married William Quail Hatfield of Douro at St Augustine's RC, Yass, 24 Nov 1850; 7 children; lived Cassilis, Sydney, Brisbane & Ipswich; died Balmain, Sydney, of pneumonia, aged 97 on 14 Jun 1926 at home of great grand son-in-law.