Biddy Burke (3)

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Biddy Burke (3) is associated with County Galway, Ireland located at these coordinates 53.3564509, -8.8534113000001

Date of Birth: 1831
Date of Death:
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User Tags: irish famine orphan, lady kennaway, earl grey scheme


Biography:
Biddy Burke was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Lady Kennaway. She had been a Nursemaid prior to leaving her native place of County Galway, Ireland; she was Roman Catholic; possessed a Bible and could read only. Both parents were dead. (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004)

Biddy was admitted to the Immigration Depot on 13th December and spent 3 days there - leaving the Depot on 15th December. She was engaged as a Nursemaid by Joseph Herring of Melbourne for 6 months at £1010 £
750 £approx2009
1,520 $AUDapprox2009
200 shillings
2,400 pence
per annum with rations. (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004 & VPRS 14/P0000/0006)


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