Bridget Brown

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Bridget Brown is associated with County Mayo, Ireland located at these coordinates 54.0152604, -9.428936900000053

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

Bridget Brown was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Lady Kennaway. She had been a Nursemaid prior to leaving her native place of County Mayo, Ireland; she was Roman Catholic; possessed a Bible and could neither read nor write. Both parents were dead (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004)

Bridget left the Immigration Depot on the 3rd February 1849. She was engaged as an Apprentice by James Barry of Elizabeth Street, Melbourne for 2 years at £66 £
450 £approx2009
912 $AUDapprox2009
120 shillings
1,440 pence
per annum. (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0006).

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