Catherine Baird (1836 - 1919)

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Birthplace: Letterkenny, Donegal, Donegal, Ireland
Death: Died in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Managed by: Anne-Marie Healy-Kalishoek (C)
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Catherine Baird

Catherine Baird was one of the Irish Famine Orphans on the Lady Kennaway. Her native place was Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland; she was Roman Catholic; possessed a Bible and could read only. Her Mother was still living.

Catherine left the Immigration Depot on the 10th February 1849. She was engaged as an Apprentice by Mr. Howe, a Clerk, of Melbourne for 2 years at £6 per annum.

  • Age on arrival in Australia according to arrival record : 14 (according to Irish baptism record born in 1836) so age 12.
  • Native Place : Letterkenny, Donegal (workhouse) original residence might have been elsewhere in Donegal
  • Parents : Not recorded
  • Religion : Roman Catholic
  • Ship name : Lady Kennaway (Melbourne1848)
  • Workhouse : Donegal, Letterkenny

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Letterkenny, Donegal, Donegal, Ireland
Age 38
Victoria, Australia
July 10, 1919
Age 83
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia