Biddy Boyle

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Biddy Boyle is associated with County Donegal, Ireland located at these coordinates 54.8661152, -7.9954087

Date of Birth: 1830
Date of Death:
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User Tags: irish famine orphan, lady kennaway, earl grey scheme


Biography:
Biddy Boyle was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Lady Kennaway. She had been a Dairymaid prior to leaving her native place of County Donegal, Ireland; she was Roman Catholic; did not possess a bible and could neither read nor write. Her mother was still living. (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004)

Biddy was admitted to the Immigration Depot on 13th December and spent 6 days there - leaving the Depot on the 18th December. She was engaged as a General Servant by Charles Manton of Melbourne for 12 months at £1212 £
900 £approx2009
1,824 $AUDapprox2009
240 shillings
2,880 pence
per annum with rations. (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004 & VPRS 14/P0000/0006)


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