Bridget Bergin

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'Bridget Bergin is associated with ' located at these coordinates 53.41291, -8.24389

Date of Birth: 1843
Date of Death:
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User Tags: irish famine orphan, pemberton, earl grey scheme


Biography:
Bridget Bergin was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Pemberton. She had been a Nursemaid prior to leaving her native place; she was Roman Catholic; . (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/000)

Bridget arrived at the Immigration Depot on 26th May 1849 and left there on 2nd June. She was engaged by R. Spencer of Swanston Street, Melbourne for 6 months at £99 £
675 £approx2009
1,368 $AUDapprox2009
180 shillings
2,160 pence
per annum. Cancelled & in Barracks. (This last entry regarding her engagement was crossed out and the word "Portland" written above it.) (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0006 & VPRS 115/P0000/0001 File ref. 49/148 - Inward Registered Correspondence - Immigration Branch)


Pemberton Girls to Portland.JPG


To Portland via Brig "Raven"

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