Bessy Golden

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Bessy Golden is associated with County Sligo, Ireland located at these coordinates 54.2766103, -8.4760888000001

Date of Birth: 1833
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User Tags: irish famine orphan, lady kennaway, earl grey scheme


Biography:
Bessy Golden was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Lady Kennaway. She had been a Nursemaid prior to leaving her native place of Sligo, Ireland; she was Roman Catholic; possessed a Bible and could read but not write. Both her parents were dead. (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004)

Bessy left the Immigration Depot on 3rd February 1849 when she was engaged as an Apprentice by William Harewood of Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, for 2 years at £6 per annum. (VPRS 14/P0000/0006)


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