Biddy Costello

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Biddy Costello is associated with Maylaugh, County Galway, Ireland located at these coordinates 53.4877053, -8.565876

Date of Birth: 1830
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Biddy Costello was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Lady Kennaway. She had been a Child's Maid prior to leaving her native place of Maylaugh, County Galway, Ireland; she was Roman Catholic; possessed a prayer book and a Testament and could neither read nor write. No entry regarding whether her parents were still alive or not. (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004)

Biddy spent 4 days in the Immigration Depot before she was engaged as a House Servant by Mr. Magg of Melbourne for 6 months at £1111 £
825 £approx2009
1,672 $AUDapprox2009
220 shillings
2,640 pence
per annum with rations. (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004)


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