Bessy Gordon

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'Bessy Gordon is associated with ' located at these coordinates 54.0152604, -9.4289369000001

Date of Birth: 1832
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User Tags: irish famine orphan, lady kennaway, earl grey scheme


Biography:
Bessy Gordon was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Lady Kennaway. She had been a Nursemaid prior to leaving her native place of County Mayo, Ireland; she was Roman Catholic and could neither read nor 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 S. Amr(?) Kyte of Bourke Street, Melbourne, for 2 years at £6 per annum. (VPRS 14/P0000/0006)


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