Bessy O'Laughlin

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Bessy O'Laughlin is associated with County Galway, Ireland located at these coordinates 53.3564509, -8.8534113000001

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


Biography:
Bessy O'Laughlin was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Lady Kennaway. She had been a Child's Maid prior to leaving her native place Galway, Ireland; she was Roman Catholic and could neither read nor write. Her Father was still alive. (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004)

Bessy arrived at the Immigration Depot on 13th December 1848 and left there 3rd February 1849. She was engaged as an Apprentice by Richard Grimes of Melbourne for 2 years at £6 per annum. (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0006)


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