Bridget Ferry

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Bridget Ferry is associated with Dunfanaghy, County Donegal, Ireland located at these coordinates 55.1834711, -7.9694369

Date of Birth: 1834
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User Tags: irish famine orphan, lady kennaway, earl grey scheme


Biography:
Bridget Ferry was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Lady Kennaway. She had been a Nurse prior to leaving her native place of Dunfanaghy, County Donegal, Ireland; she was Roman Catholic; possessed a prayer book and a Testament and could neither read nor write. No entry regarding whether her parents were still alive or not. (Nominal Passenger List - VPRS 14/P0000/0004)

Bridget left the Immigration Depot on 6th February 1849 when she was engaged as an Apprentice by Henry Delahey of Melbourne for 2 years at £6 per annum. (Disposal List - VPRS 14/P0000/0006)


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