FAMINE ORPHAN GIRLS... Journal by edmondsallan
According to FAMINE ORPHAN GIRLS---- Various Ships departed Plymouth England bound for Australia with Orphan Girls from Ireland. One such Ship was "PEMBERTON" which left Plymouth, England 29 January 1849 arriving Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 14 May 1849.
One such Girl on this ship was 17 year old Harriett McManus/MacManus from Buttevant, Cork, Ireland. Religion R. C. Her Employer on Arrival was John Clarke, Newtown, Victoria. Her Wages being 8 Pound (would be per year).
Within 6 months of arrival Harriett Married Patrick Higgins, in Victoria..
Harriett and Patrick had 13 children.
Harriett died in TUMUT, N.S.W., Australia on 10 September 1886 and is buried at the old Tumut cemetery, Tumut.
|Date of Birth||5th Jun 1832|
|Date of Death||18th Sep 1886|
|Number of Children||13|
|Place of Death||TUMUT, N.S.W., Australia|