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by moranding
Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Recruitment to religious orders abroad, or from abroad
Replies: 10
Views: 1703

Re: Recruitment to religious orders abroad, or from abroad

In 1838 , 5 Sisters of Charity, at the response of their foundress Mary Aikenhead,arrived in Sydney, Australia Bishop Polding had visited Ireland in 1836 and discussed the plight of many convict women and children in the colony . Much has been written about these early sisters, volunteers, and their...
by moranding
Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Recruitment to religious orders abroad, or from abroad
Replies: 10
Views: 1703

Re: Recruitment to religious orders abroad, or from abroad

In 1838 , 5 Sisters of Charity at the responnse of their foundress Mary Aikenhead,arrived in Sydney.
A local bishop had requested the support
by moranding
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Assisted Immigrants from Clare to New South Wales (1844-1887)
Replies: 9
Views: 13715

Re: Assisted Immigrants from Clare to New South Wales (1844-1887)

Thanks Sheila Patrick King, the convict father of Michael and Mary was convicted at the Summer Assizes in July 1837 , with a 7yr sentence for manslaughter By December that same year he is in New South Wales His Certificate of Freedom is dated as 1843, and his now grown children arrive in Sydney 1857...
by moranding
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Assisted Immigrants from Clare to New South Wales (1844-1887)
Replies: 9
Views: 13715

Re: Assisted Immigrants from Clare to New South Wales (1844-1887)

Hi Murph and Sheila
I appreciate the time you took to respond to my query
Kilmiskydwyer is the Ancestry transcription- when I look more closely at the original document it is Kilmacduane
Thanks
Moranding
by moranding
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Assisted Immigrants from Clare to New South Wales (1844-1887)
Replies: 9
Views: 13715

Re: Assisted Immigrants from Clare to New South Wales (1844-1887)

Thanks again Murf for this comprehensive work I am following up on all the King families on the list Two children of an Irish convict Patrick King arrive in 1857 Their place of origin is written as Kilmiskydwyer-.I presume this was written down by the agent in Sydney from the pronunciation of Michae...
by moranding
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Assisted Immigrants from Clare to New South Wales (1844-1887)
Replies: 9
Views: 13715

Re: Assisted Immigrants from Clare to New South Wales (1844-1887)

Thanks Murf You have reminded everyone of the great free Aussie on line data bases we are fortunate to have ,not just for New South Wales but other states. Though you may have to pay a small fee, 19th Australian death certificates can be "gold" in terms of parents names occupations, and if you are r...
by moranding
Thu May 30, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Agricultural Labourers in Clare in the 19th Century
Replies: 16
Views: 20744

Re: Agricultural Labourers in Clare in the 19th Century

HI Sheila and Sharon With regard to overseas relatives sending money back to Ireland , I have such an example Admittedly it is 1901 Victoria Australia Will- a bit later than your discussion. The maker of the will Patrick OHalloran possibly from Tulla, not only leaves money to the King family in the ...
by moranding
Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: tithes clare 1820s
Replies: 9
Views: 5790

Re: tithes clare 1820s

Hi Forum members
Could someone discuss the notion of "landless" in relation to ancestors not mentioned in the Tithes or Griffiths please?
One researcher suggested to me that towns people were possibly not included in these surveys ?
Thanks, Moranding
by moranding
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: TRAVEL FROM CO. CLARE TO LONDON 1880s BOARDING FOR AUSTRALIA
Replies: 1
Views: 3510

Re: TRAVEL FROM CO. CLARE TO LONDON 1880s BOARDING FOR AUSTR

Maxine I have also to pondered on the journey from Ireland to Australia in the 19th century, and the various components of this trip Two books I have located may be of interest to you Keith Pescod,Melbourne historian and academic, has produced a volume entitled " GOOD FOOD,BRIGHT FIRES and CIVILITY ...
by moranding
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Children of Irish bounty immigrants to Australia
Replies: 6
Views: 8077

Re: Children of Irish bounty immigrants to Australia

Hi Sheila Thanks for the post and information re Vere Foster .Interesting that Caroline Chisholm was a subscriber to his scheme.- The plight of less fortunate Irish( women and children especially) ,seemed to inspire her to act. There still exists in Melbourne today an organisation in her name,which ...
by moranding
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Children of Irish bounty immigrants to Australia
Replies: 6
Views: 8077

Re: Children of Irish bounty immigrants to Australia

Yes Murf. Perhaps extra support was given to the children. I am curious to seek out any local Australian records ,also the Colonial office records in London if these exist. It seems the parents application was first with local bureaucracy(in Victoria it was a Superintendant )then to London to the Co...
by moranding
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Children of Irish bounty immigrants to Australia
Replies: 6
Views: 8077

Re: Children of Irish bounty immigrants to Australia

Thanks Sheila for your efforts There is quite a bit of information about the voyage- carefully supervised by a teacher, doctor and matron. The excellent free online website TROVE- (historical Australian newspapers and journals etc) has some information. I am intrigued to think of the journey of the ...
by moranding
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Children of Irish bounty immigrants to Australia
Replies: 6
Views: 8077

Children of Irish bounty immigrants to Australia

Many forum readers will be aware of an the amazing Caroline Chisholm who ,in 19th century Australia had a special concern for families in which children were separated following emigration of parents . Bounty immigrant parents had to pay extra for each child accompanying them and so children were so...
by moranding
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Children of Irish bounty immigrants to Australia
Replies: 0
Views: 14191

Children of Irish bounty immigrants to Australia

Many forum readers will be aware of an the amazing Caroline Chisholm who ,in 19th century Australia had a special concern for families in which children were separated following emigration of parents . Bounty immigrant parents had to pay extra for each child accompanying them and so children were so...
by moranding
Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:16 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Clare Assizes
Replies: 2
Views: 5288

Re: Clare Assizes

Hi Kerry thanks a lot