Biddy Lyons

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Biddy Lyons is associated with County Galway, Ireland located at these coordinates 53.3564509, -8.8534113000001

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


Biography:
Biddy Lyons 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 neither read nor write. Both her parents were dead. (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004)

Biddy entered the Immigration Depot on 13th December 1848 and left there on 6th February 1849 when she was engaged as an Apprentice by Mrs. Toomey of Queen Street, Melbourne for 2 years at £6 per annum. (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0006)


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