Biddy Kildea

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Biddy Kildea is associated with Glenelly, County Donegal, Ireland located at these coordinates 55.2387477, -7.1466476000001

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


Biography:
Biddy Kildea was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Lady Kennaway. She had never been been employed prior to leaving her native place of Glenelly, County Donegal, Ireland; she was Roman Catholic; possessed a prayer book and a Testament and could neither read nor write. Both her parents were dead. (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004)

Biddy left the Immigration Depot on 16th December 1848 when she was engaged by Elizabeth Dene of Swanston Street, Melbourne for 6 months at £10 per annum. (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0006)


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