Bridget Connell

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Bridget Connell is associated with Melbourne, Victoria, Australia located at these coordinates -37.8113667, 144.9718286

Date of Birth: 1833
Date of Death:
Also known as: bridget connel, biddy connel
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User Tags: irish famine orphan, pemberton, earl grey scheme

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

She arrived at the Immigration Depot on 26th May 1849 and left there on 16th. She was engaged by I.Migine(?) of Portland for 12 months at £88 £
600 £approx2009
1,216 $AUDapprox2009
160 shillings
1,920 pence
per annum. (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0006 & VPRS 115/P0000/0001 File ref. 49/148 - Inward Registered Correspondence - Immigration Branch)

Biddy, aged 16, arrived in 1849 is desperately sought by her brother, Martin Connell, who is able and willing to protect her. (Inward Registered Correspondence, Immigration Branch - VPRS 115/P0000/0001)

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