Ann Drum

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Ann Drum is associated with Goorambat, Victoria, Australia located at these coordinates -36.4177125, 145.9276545

Date of Birth: 1834
Date of Death: 1900
Also known as: ann haley
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User Tags: irish famine orphan, derwent, earl grey scheme

Ann Drum was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Derwent. She had been a House Maid prior to leaving her native place of County Fermanagh; she was Roman Catholic; . (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/000)

Ann was received into the Immigration Depot on 4th March 1850 and left there on 23rd March. She was engaged by Mr. McDermott of Melbourne for 6 months at £88 £
600 £approx2009
1,216 $AUDapprox2009
160 shillings
1,920 pence
per annum. (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0006)

Ann Drum married Thomas Haley (Marriage Cert. 1852/29654) Her husband, Thomas, died in 1868.

The Benalla Rate Books show that the widowed Ann had 200 acres in her own name in the Stewarton district between 1869 and 1872.

Between 1878 and 1881, the Rate Books show that she was Publican of the Mt. Ada Hotel and had between 18 and 28 acres of land in Goorambat and VPRS 1874 / P0000 Volume 6 Court of Petty Sessions Cause List Books shows that the hotel licence was renewed in 1881 and transferred to Robert Roe in 1882 - VPRS 1907/ P0000 / 0001 Licence Register of Applications and Other Proceedings – Benalla

The 1884 Benalla Rate Books show Mrs. Ann Haley as a Lodging House Keeper with a House on Allotment 4A Carrier Street, in Benalla – property being owned by Mrs. L Williamson.

She died in 1900 and is buried at the Devenish Cemetery.

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