Biddy Quin

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

Date of Birth: 1830
Date of Death:
Also known as: biddy quinn
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User Tags: irish famine orphan, lady kennaway, earl grey scheme


Biography:
Biddy Quin, (who was also recorded as Biddy Quinn) was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Lady Kennaway. She had been a Housemaid prior to leaving her native place of Galway, Ireland; she was Roman Catholic and could neither read nor write. Both her parents were dead. (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004)

Biddy arrived at the Immigration Depot on 13th December 1848 and left there 16th December 1848. She was engaged by Mr. McDonnel of Collins Street, Melbourne for 6 months at £10 per annum. (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0006)


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