Bessy McGowen

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'Bessy McGowen is associated with ' located at these coordinates 54.4513524, -7.712501800000041

Date of Birth: 1835
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User Tags: irish famine orphan, derwent, earl grey scheme

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

Bessy was received into the Immigration Depot on 4th March 1850 and left there on 9th March. She was engaged as an Apprentice by M.G. Smith, Shoemaker, of Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne for 1 year at £77 £
525 £approx2009
1,064 $AUDapprox2009
140 shillings
1,680 pence
per annum. (Disposal List of Immigrants VPRS 14/P0000/000006)

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