IRISH FAMINE MEMORIALSydney
  • Surname : Grady
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : New Ross, Wexford
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Wexford, New Ross
  • Other : shipping: housemaid, reads & writes; per 'Raven' to Portland; arrived Belfast (Port Fairy) 1 Oct 1849. Empl. George Barber, solicitor, £12, 12 months; married Scotsman, Archibald Hamilton, at Belfast, 26 Nov 1852, moved to Mt Napier cattle station in 1854, then to township of Macarthur in 1864; 12 children. Archibald died 1884 and Catherine acquired 13 acres and 'her' house in 1885, maintaining her family as nurse and midwife. She died 3 Jan 1918. A family story is that while they lived on the cattle station, some Aboriginal people took one of their babies from a crib left out in the sunshine. Catherine wanted to give chase but Archibald counselled otherwise and the Aboriginal people returned replacing the baby in the crib. JG Muller, 23 Loch Ave., Ballarat 3350.
  • Surname : Grady
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 20
  • Native Place : Clonmel, Tipperary
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Clonmel
  • Other : Clonmel PLU Minutes BG67/A/9, 14 Apr 1849, p.257, No.26 Mary Grady, 18, had small pox; Clonmel PLU 14 Apr 1849, BG67/A/9 p.257 list of 28 orphan girls about to leave the workhouse, includes Mary Grady, aged 18, left workhouse on 18 Apr 1849; shipping: house servant, reads; per 'Raven' to Portland. Empl. R. Bloomfield, The Grange, £9, 12 months
  • Surname : Green
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Clonmel, Tipperary
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Clonmel
  • Other : Clonmel PLU 14 Apr 1849, BG67/A/9 p.257 list of 28 orphan girls about to leave the workhouse, includes Margaret Greene, aged 17, left workhouse on 18 Apr 1849; Shipping: housemaid, reads & writes; Empl. James Edwards, Elizabeth St., £8, 3 months.
  • Surname : Griffin
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 20
  • Native Place : New Ross, Wexford
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Wexford, New Ross
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write; possible sister of Biddy also on New Liverpool; Empl. Patrick Cavannah, Merry [Merri] Creek, £10, 6 months; married Samuel Gardiner/Garner, a draysman, at St Francis RC, 2 Nov 1850; 8 children between 1850-68; Samuel died in Melbourne Hospital of cardiac disease in 1886, Mary of chronic alcoholism in 1891, both buried Melbourne General Cemetery. Julie Hands, 3 Justin Court, Wantira South 3152.
  • Surname : Griffin
  • First Name : Biddy
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : New Ross, Wexford
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Wexford, New Ross
  • Other : shipping: housemaid, cannot read or write; possible sister of Mary Griffin also on New Liverpool; Empl. Dennis Tracey, cooper, Little Lonsdale St., £10, 12 months.
  • Surname : Haley (Halley)
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 17/15
  • Native Place : Ballingarry, Tipperary
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary SR, Callan
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write; Empl. Edward Murphy, shoemaker, Elizabeth St., £10, 6 months.
  • Surname : Hanlow
  • First Name : Sarah
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Gorey, Wexford
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Wexford, Gorey
  • Other : shhipping: farm servant, cannot read or write, possible sister of Mary Hurlow also on New Liverpool; Empl. Joseph Burns, Melbourne, £6, 3 months. As Sarah Hanlon married George Clarke; at least 4 children born in the Bendigo area. Sarah died 1875.
  • Surname : Hannis [Harris, Haines]
  • First Name : Jane
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Brownstown, Dublin
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Celbridge or Balrothery PLU
  • Other : Brownstown would be Celbridge or Balrothery PLU; shipping: house servant, cannot read or write; per 'Raven' to Portland. Empl. W. Robinson, Portland, £10 6 months.
  • Surname : Hanratty
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 15
  • Native Place : Ardee, Louth
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Louth, Ardee
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads & writes; per 'Raven' to Portland. Empl. C. Mills, near Belfast [Port Fairy], £10, 12 months.
  • Surname : Hare
  • First Name : Sarah
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Newry, Dubllin
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Church of England
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads & writes; Empl. William Snell, Elizabeth St., Melbourne, £8, 6 months; married Thomas Crush, a Millbank Exile, Jan 1853; 12 children; husband a sawyer, lived Collingwood, died 25 Sep 1895. Descendant please email us.
  • Surname : Hayes
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 14
  • Native Place : Dungarvan, Waterford
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Waterford, Dungarvan
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads; Empl. Catherine Shanahan, Great Bourke St., Melbourne, £5, 12 months.
  • Surname : Hickey (Hickery)
  • First Name : Catherine
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Tipperary, Clonmel
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Clonmel
  • Other : Clonmel PLU 14 Apr 1849, BG67/A/9 p.257 list of 28 orphan girls about to leave the workhouse, includes Catherine Hickey, aged 19, left workhouse on 18 Apr 1849; shipping: house servant, cannot read or write. as Hickery, never in service, per 'Raven' to Portland. Empl. R Urquhart, Port Fairy, £12, 6 months; married William Kinniburgh, Port Fairy, 1850.
  • Surname : Hickey
  • First Name : Eliza
  • Age on arrival : 18
  • Native Place : Enniscorthy, Wexford
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Wexford, Enniscorthy
  • Other : Shipping: house servant, reads & writes; never in service, empl. by Francis Hitchins, Geelong, £12, 6 months.
  • Surname : Honan
  • First Name : Ellen
  • Age on arrival : 17
  • Native Place : Clonmel, Tipperary
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Clonmel
  • Other : Clonmel PLU 14 Apr 1849, BG67/A/9 p.257 list of 28 orphan girls about to leave the workhouse, includes Ellen Honan, aged 17, left workhouse on 18 Apr 1849; Shipping: house servant, cannot read or write; Empl. Thomas Lindsey, Flinders St., £7, 12 months; probably married John Murray; daughter Ellen born to them at Mt Korong in 1868. As Ellen Murray was admitted to Maryborough Hospital in 1880, 1895 & 1902; possibly died Nazareth House, Ballarat 25 Jan 1911.
  • Surname : Hughes
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Clonmel, Tipperary
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Tipperary, Clonmel
  • Other : Clonmel PLU 14 Apr 1849, BG67/A/9 p.257 list of 28 orphan girls about to leave the workhouse, includes Margaret Hughes, aged 17, left workhouse on 18 Apr 1849; shipping: housemaid, cannot read or write; Empl. Mr Hood, druggist, Melbourne £10, 3 months.
  • Surname : Hughes
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 14
  • Native Place : Not recorded
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Not recorded
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Other : Per <em>Raven</em> Portland.
  • Surname : Hurlow (Hanlow)
  • First Name : Mary
  • Age on arrival : 15/17
  • Native Place : Gorey, Wexford
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Wexford, Gorey
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads & writes, possible sister of Sarah Hanlow also on New Liverpoo; Empl. Joseph Burns, Melbourne, £10, 6 months.
  • Surname : Jackson
  • First Name : Hannah
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Wexford
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Other : shipping: house servant, reads; per 'Raven' to Portland; Empl. Mr Angus, Russell St., £7, 12 months; married Henry Branston, Melbourne, 1852, at least 3 of their children survived childhood. Henry died Ballarat, 19 Mar 1863; Hannah died 8 Jun 1866.
  • Surname : Jones
  • First Name : Margaret
  • Age on arrival : 16
  • Native Place : Killary, Meath
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Louth, Ardee
  • Other : shipping: nursemaid, reads, probable sister of Jane Jones also on New Liverpool; Empl. Mrs Cutmore, Great Bourke St., Melbourne, £5/10/-, 6 months, remarks: 'rehired Mr Long'.
  • Surname : Jones
  • First Name : Jane
  • Age on arrival : 19
  • Native Place : Killary, Meath
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : New Liverpool (Melbourne 1849)
  • Workhouse : Louth, Ardee
  • Other : shipping: house servant, cannot read or write, probable sister of Margaret Jones also on New Liverpool; Empl. Mrs Doyle, Swanston St., Melbourne, £7, 6 months