Winifred  Calaghan 1833

Winifred Calaghan 1833

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Winifred Callaghan entered a Dublin orphanage at the age of 10 and in 1850 she emigrated to Australia on the ship "Maria",  as part of the Earl Gray assisted emigration scheme for young girls.

She married a mariner by the name of Captain Richard Plummer Burgess and settled down in New  Zealand in 1855 in Auckland.  The subsequently moved to the Sount Island of New Zealand and were landlords of a pub and post office in Christchurch in 1860.

In 1863 Captain drowned at sea leaving.

 Winifred died on 3 April 1890 at Redfern, Sydney and is buried at Rookwood cemetery.

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1833  
Date of Death 3rd Apr 1890  
Father (First Name/s and Surname) William Callaghan  
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Mary Byrne  
Place & Date of Baptism St James, Dublin. 11th October 1833  
Place & Date of Marriage 4th September 1852, St Andrews, Kent St, Sydney.  
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