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Orphan Number: 1294
Orphan: Ellen CURRAN
Mother:CURRAN, Mary
Father:,
Mother's ship:Hope
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:6yrs
Date admitted:23 Aug 1842
Date discharged:25 Feb 1847
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: mother, Ticket of Leave
Remarks:
References: SWD7, 28


This orphan has been claimed by: Mary Overbeek

My great, great, great grandmother Mary Curran was transported from Dublin, Ireland in 1842. She came out on the ship Hope with her daughter Ellen aged 6 years. It appears Ellen was placed in the orphan school. Mary Curran was born abt. 1812 in County Galway. She was married to John Curran. They had 3 other children left in Ireland. It would be great if I could find out what happened to these children and their father. It would have been during the famine in Ireland so life was desperate for these families.



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