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Orphan Number: 4780
Orphan: Ellen RYAN
Mother:RYAN, Ann
Father:BURNES, Patrick
Mother's ship:Phoebe
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:7yrs
Date admitted:10 Jan 1845
Date discharged:25 Jul 1849
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: mother, Ticket of Leave and married
Remarks: surname on Grangegorman records Byrnes
References: SWD7, 28


This orphan has been claimed by: Dawn Cantwell

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There were three sisters, Bridget, Ellen and Sarah and another child, Catherine, who was born either soon after arriving or onboard the Phoebe. They arrived on the Phoebe with their Mother Ann.

Eight days after arriving Ellen and Bridget were placed in the Orphan School, Sarah at a later date.

I have not been able to find any other info about her, there is no other info about her in the family notes. Sarah went by the name Archer and it is possible that Ellen also changed her name to Archer as Ellen was discharged to her mother Ann one month after Ann and Robert Archer were married; Bridget. Ellen and Sarah's Father was Patrick Ryan,


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