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, 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 (Hanlon)
  • 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 1895.
  • 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, Hanlon)
  • 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, 1863; Hannah died 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; PRO Vic VPRS 521 Melbourne Gaol unit 1 1856 No.149.