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

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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