IRISH FAMINE MEMORIALSydney
  • Surname : Gracy (Gracey)
  • First Name : Ann
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Cranagh [Caragh], Tyrone
  • Parents : John & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Clogher
  • Other : Shipping: housemaid, reads, no relatives in colony; to Moreton Bay, empl. by Mr Jones, £10, 1 year; married James Dawes at Ipswich, 1851; Brisbane General Hospital Registers of cases & treatment - Ann Gracey aged 16 admitted early 1849 a number of ulcers on right thigh from mosquito bites, discharged a week later.
  • Surname : Greenwood
  • First Name : Eliza
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Moy, Tyrone
  • Parents : William & Ann (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Dungannon
  • Other : shipping: housemaid, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; to Moreton Bay; empl. by E Gage, Brisbane, £14, 3 months; married 1) Richard Bolstridge, labourer in Brisbane 1850, 3 children; married 2) James Barrett, bushman, 1858 in Warwick; 9-11 children; lived Warwick, Drayton, Goomburra, East Talgai, Allora & Stanthorpe; died 1906, buried Emmaville near Glen Innes.
  • Surname : Grimes
  • First Name : Jane
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Cookstown, Tyrone
  • Parents : Edward & Eliza (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Cookstown
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, reads & writes, no relatives in colony. Empl. Mr MacDermott, Sydney, £9, 2 years; married George Matthews 1849 Mudgee
  • Surname : Hartley [Wood]
  • First Name : Anne alias Mary Wood
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Dungannon, Tyrone
  • Parents : John & Jane (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Dungannon
  • Other : Shipping: houseservant, reads only, no relatives in colony, note on shipping that her name is Mary Wood, sent from Dungannon workhouse, in place of Anne Hartley, who died & told she must go under that name; to Moreton Bay; empl. Mr Richardson, Nth Brisbane, £14, 6 months; married John Connors at Brisbane 1849; 3 children; possibly married 2) William Trotter in 1864, no children or record of her death located.
  • Surname : Kelly
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Cookstown, Tyrone
  • Parents : John & Isabella (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Cookstown, Tyrone
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, reads, no relatives in colony. Empl. John Bagnell Sydney £8, 3 years; Appendix J No.204, 17 Jan 1851 indentures with Thomas Ryan cancelled; Register 22 Nov 1848 & 24 Dec 1849 applications for her. Register 3 No.186 Feb 1851 in employ of George Smith, Sydney.
  • Surname : Machlin (Macken, McClean?)
  • First Name : Sarah
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : County Tyrone
  • Parents : Thomas & Sarah (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Other : Shipping: farm servant, reads only, no relatives in colony. as Maclen or Machelnid? to Parramatta, General Hospital.
  • Surname : Mansfield
  • First Name : Anne
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : County Tyrone
  • Parents : William & Kitty (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony, to Moreton Bay. Empl. Mrs E Capism, Kangaroo Point, £11, 3 months; married EJ Price at North Brisbane in 1849
  • Surname : Moore
  • First Name : Susan
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Kelmana[?], Tyrone [Crossmore in PLU mins]
  • Parents : Robert & Mary (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Armagh, Armagh PLU
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads, no relatives in colony. PRONI Armagh PLU BG2/G/2 No.1428, Crossmore, thinly clothed, hungry. Empl. Mr William Baird at Woolloomooloo, £10, 12 months.
  • Surname : Miller (Mullen?)
  • First Name : Anne J
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Tyrone County
  • Parents : David & Eliza (both dead)
  • Religion : Presbyterian
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Other : wrongly noted in 'Barefoot & Pregnant' as Mullen. Shipping: farm servant, reads, no relatives in colony. Empl. Mr J Roberts, Cook's River Road near Sydney, £10, 12 months.
  • Surname : McConnell
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Co Tyrone [on shipping]
  • Parents : James & Fanny (both dead)
  • Religion : Presbyterian
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relations in colony, went to Maitland; daughter of James Magee & Fanny McConnell, worked in flax mills, Laggan Village, Belfast; alleged Belfast prostitute; to Maitland; empl. Mr J Wilson, East Maitland, £13, 3 months, within a year of arriving in Maitland, Mary began a relationship with William Ashton (per Theresa 1839) which lasted for life; 11 children; Mary died after falling down stairs in Newcastle in 1892, buried beside William in Sandgate Cemetery.
  • Surname : McFarlane
  • First Name : Elizabeth
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Cookstown, Tyrone
  • Parents : James & Sally (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Cookstown
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads only, no relatives in colony, sister Ellen also on Earl Grey; empl. Mr Phillip Walsh, £9, 2 years; 1858-9 Report on Irish Female Immigrants, Appendix J No.68 15 Dec 1849 indentures with Mr P Walsh, Sydney, cancelled for improper conduct; Register 6 Jul 1849 complaint, Parramatta; married George Stiff, a miller at Bathurst, 1854; 14 children, one of whom died by accidental scalding; George Stiff & Michael Hamer ran Rainham Steam Mill, then Stiff moved to Rockley & ran Buddens Flour Mill before moving to Teapot Swamp (Moorilda) where he died after being crushed by a mill; Elizabeth died 1906, buried Moorilda; Her estate valued at £190 [see 'The Long Swamp Dust' pp.376-81.
  • Surname : McFarlane
  • First Name : Ellen
  • Age on arrival : 14
  • Native Place : Cookstown, Tyrone
  • Parents : James & Sally (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Cookstown
  • Other : sister Elizabeth also on Earl Grey. Shipping: house servant, reads, no relatives in colony; empl. Mr Cosgrove, Sydney, £7, 4 years. Appendix J No.101, 1 Mar 1850 indentures with Mr J Cosgrove cancelled WPO; married John Green, Bathurst, 24 Sep 1851; husband a farmer; 10 children by 1869; lived Queen Charlotte Vale and Poor Man's Hollow, Bathurst [see 'The Long Swamp Dust' pp.376-81]
  • Surname : McGeery (McGeary]
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Glenoe [Glenroe or Glenoo?], Tyrone
  • Parents : Peter & Isabella (mother living at Glenoc)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Clogher
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony; Empl. by Mr John Lett, Sydney £8, 3 years; Im Cor 19 Mar 1849 complaint from John Lett, Sydney of the incompetency of Mary McGerry, requested to be allowed to exchange her; response: no comment. She must have been sent to Maitland for employment and on 17 & 28 Mar 1849 reports in 'The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser' on an incident where Mary Geary, an orphan girl engaged at Mr Long's farm on Mrs Cobb's estate, was 'enveloped in flames' while removing a pot from the fire. She was taken to Maitland hospital but died there on Thursday 22 Mar 1849 from severe burns.
  • Surname : McKinlay
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Castle Caulfield, Tyrone
  • Parents : James & Richard (mother living in Dungannon)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Dungannon
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads, no relatives in colony. Empl. Joseph Hewit?, Balmain, £10, 12 months; Register 7 Jul 1849 indentures cancelled.
  • Surname : McLoughlan (McLaughlin)
  • First Name : Anne
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Clonfeacle, Tyrone
  • Parents : Moses & Eliza (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Dungannon
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads & writes, no relatives in colony, sister Eliza also on Earl Grey; empl. Mr J Mackay, Sydney, £9, 2 years. Appendix J No.52, 2 Nov 1849 indentures with John Mackay cancelled for general misconduct; Appendix K in Goulburn 30 Nov 1849.
  • Surname : McLoughlan (McLaughlin)
  • First Name : Eliza
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Clonfeacle, Tyrone
  • Parents : Moses & Eliza (both dead)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Dungannon
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads, no relatives in colony, sister Anne also on Earl Grey; empl. Mr Baker, King St., £10, 1 year; married Aaron Matthews, in Sydney 1849; 10 children; lived Sydney; died 1892. Husband's estate valued at £601.
  • Surname : McMullen
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Aglish [Eglish], Tyrone
  • Parents : Henry & Margaret (both dead)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Cookstown
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. Mr C Adrian, Sydney, £9, 2 years. Register 2 No.481, 16 Apr 1850 Charles Adrian re transfer to service of WG Hopkins approved.
  • Surname : McMinn
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Castlecaulfield, Tyrone
  • Parents : Joseph & Mary (father living in Castle Caulfield)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Dungannon
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, no relatives in colony. Empl. Mr Henry Carter Perdriau, mariner & steamboat proprietor [see ADB] at Balmain, £10, 1 year; Register 13 Nov 1848 Balmain, complaint.
  • Surname : Patterson
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Dungannon, Tyrone
  • Parents : William & Bridget (father living, unknown where)
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Dungannon
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, reads, no relatives in colony. Empl. Mr John Lord, Sydney, £9, 2 years; Register 3 No.160. 6 Feb 1851 JE Tucker requests permission for her to marry Patrick Cameron; married Thomas Young, horsebreaker, at Canberry 1855; 8 children; lived Queanbeyan, Yass & Cootamundra. She died 1874.
  • Surname : Picken
  • First Name : Clarinda
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Killymone [Killymoonan], Tyrone
  • Parents : John & Betty (mother dead, father in Sydney)
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : Earl Grey (Sydney 6 Oct 1848)
  • Workhouse : Tyrone, Omagh
  • Other : Shipping: nursemaid, reads, relative in colony: father John Picken in Sydney; Empl. Mr E Jolly, Pitt St., as house servant, £10, 12 months; Edward Bliss Jolly was a butcher in Pitt Street [1851 Directory]