Atlas of the great Irish famine/edited by John Crowley, William J. Smyth, Mike Murphy. This Landmark work conveys the experiences of the more than two million Irish who perished or fled the great hunger, emigrating to North America and as far away as Australia.  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales:    http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b4019928~S2

Atlas of the great Irish famine/edited by John Crowley, William J. Smyth, Mike Murphy. This Landmark work conveys the experiences of the more than two million Irish who perished or fled the great hunger, emigrating to North America and as far away as Australia. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b4019928~S2

Farewell my children: Irish assisted emigration to Australia 1848-1870/ by Richard E. Reid. The story of Irish emigrants who departed for Australia in the mid nineteenth century. Among the 44,000 arriving in Sydney between 1848-1870 were Irish famine emigrants embarking under schemes such as the Earl Grey Scheme.  The scheme provided foe young female orphans from Irish workhouses. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales.  http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b3637173~S2

Farewell my children: Irish assisted emigration to Australia 1848-1870/ by Richard E. Reid. The story of Irish emigrants who departed for Australia in the mid nineteenth century. Among the 44,000 arriving in Sydney between 1848-1870 were Irish famine emigrants embarking under schemes such as the Earl Grey Scheme. The scheme provided foe young female orphans from Irish workhouses. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales. http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b3637173~S2

A Decent set of girls : the Irish famine orphans of the Thomas Arbuthnot 1849-1850 / Richard Reid, Cheryl Mongan. The sole surviving surgeon’s journal on voyages carrying Irish famine orphans to Australia. Charles Edward Strutt aboard the Thomas Arbuthnot records the journey of orphan girls from south-west Ireland to their new life in NSW. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales. http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1785542~S2

A Decent set of girls : the Irish famine orphans of the Thomas Arbuthnot 1849-1850 / Richard Reid, Cheryl Mongan. The sole surviving surgeon’s journal on voyages carrying Irish famine orphans to Australia. Charles Edward Strutt aboard the Thomas Arbuthnot records the journey of orphan girls from south-west Ireland to their new life in NSW. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales. http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1785542~S2

Irish famine database. Much of the material in the database, particularly for those who landed in NSW, is provided by the Board of Immigration in State Records of New South Wales [SRNSW] and appears on the ‘shipping lists’. This includes name, age, native place, parents’ names and whether alive and where living, orphan’s religion, whether they had relatives in the colony and if they had any complaints about the voyage.

Irish famine database. Much of the material in the database, particularly for those who landed in NSW, is provided by the Board of Immigration in State Records of New South Wales [SRNSW] and appears on the ‘shipping lists’. This includes name, age, native place, parents’ names and whether alive and where living, orphan’s religion, whether they had relatives in the colony and if they had any complaints about the voyage.

The Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine & single free female immigration: some considerations/ by Dr Perry McIntyre (Descent, June 2013) Article documents the story of 4000 Irish women who emigrated to Australia during the Great Irish Famine and the Monument at Hyde Park Barracks Sydney built to preserve their memory. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales. http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1170683~S1

The Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine & single free female immigration: some considerations/ by Dr Perry McIntyre (Descent, June 2013) Article documents the story of 4000 Irish women who emigrated to Australia during the Great Irish Famine and the Monument at Hyde Park Barracks Sydney built to preserve their memory. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales. http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1170683~S1

Mapping the great Irish famine : a survey of the famine decades/ Paul Ell, Margaret Crawford & Leslie Clarkson, editors. Great tool for researching Irish family history tracing the devastating impact of the Great Irish famine through maps at county, poor-law union, barony, city and town level. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1988023~S2

Mapping the great Irish famine : a survey of the famine decades/ Paul Ell, Margaret Crawford & Leslie Clarkson, editors. Great tool for researching Irish family history tracing the devastating impact of the Great Irish famine through maps at county, poor-law union, barony, city and town level. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1988023~S2

Barefoot and pregnant? Irish famine orphans in Australia: documents and register/ compiled and introduced by Trevor McClaughlin. Register of all Irish famine orphans who emigrated to Australia under the ‘Earl Grey scheme’. Provides flesh on bones for those researching Irish ancestors. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b2100082~S2

Barefoot and pregnant? Irish famine orphans in Australia: documents and register/ compiled and introduced by Trevor McClaughlin. Register of all Irish famine orphans who emigrated to Australia under the ‘Earl Grey scheme’. Provides flesh on bones for those researching Irish ancestors. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b2100082~S2

Irish Famine Memorial Sydney. Located at Hyde Park Barracks, Macquarie Street, Sydney. The Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine was inspired by the arrival of over 4,000 single young women between 1848-1850, teenage orphans from the workhouses of Ireland.

Irish Famine Memorial Sydney. Located at Hyde Park Barracks, Macquarie Street, Sydney. The Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine was inspired by the arrival of over 4,000 single young women between 1848-1850, teenage orphans from the workhouses of Ireland.

Inside history magazine. Special edition for Australians tracing their Irish ancestry. Includes records of Irish convicts, famine orphans and assisted immigrants. 40 per cent of Australians claim Irish ancestry. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales. http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b3534598~S2

Inside history magazine. Special edition for Australians tracing their Irish ancestry. Includes records of Irish convicts, famine orphans and assisted immigrants. 40 per cent of Australians claim Irish ancestry. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales. http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b3534598~S2

Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine. Published by the Historic Houses Trust this volume documents the establishment of the Irish Famine Memorial at Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales. http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b2063074~S2

Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine. Published by the Historic Houses Trust this volume documents the establishment of the Irish Famine Memorial at Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales. http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b2063074~S2


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Irish famine database. Much of the material in the database, particularly for those who landed in NSW, is provided by the Board of Immigration in State Records of New South Wales [SRNSW] and appears on the ‘shipping lists’. This includes name, age, native place, parents’ names and whether alive and where living, orphan’s religion, whether they had relatives in the colony and if they had any complaints about the voyage.

Irish famine database. Much of the material in the database, particularly for those who landed in NSW, is provided by the Board of Immigration in State Records of New South Wales [SRNSW] and appears on the ‘shipping lists’. This includes name, age, native place, parents’ names and whether alive and where living, orphan’s religion, whether they had relatives in the colony and if they had any complaints about the voyage.

Mapping the great Irish famine : a survey of the famine decades/ Paul Ell, Margaret Crawford & Leslie Clarkson, editors. Great tool for researching Irish family history tracing the devastating impact of the Great Irish famine through maps at county, poor-law union, barony, city and town level. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1988023~S2

Mapping the great Irish famine : a survey of the famine decades/ Paul Ell, Margaret Crawford & Leslie Clarkson, editors. Great tool for researching Irish family history tracing the devastating impact of the Great Irish famine through maps at county, poor-law union, barony, city and town level. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b1988023~S2

Barefoot and pregnant? Irish famine orphans in Australia: documents and register/ compiled and introduced by Trevor McClaughlin. Register of all Irish famine orphans who emigrated to Australia under the ‘Earl Grey scheme’. Provides flesh on bones for those researching Irish ancestors. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b2100082~S2

Barefoot and pregnant? Irish famine orphans in Australia: documents and register/ compiled and introduced by Trevor McClaughlin. Register of all Irish famine orphans who emigrated to Australia under the ‘Earl Grey scheme’. Provides flesh on bones for those researching Irish ancestors. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/record=b2100082~S2

Digging for Potatoes    A starving family digging for potatoes, as depicted in the Illustrated London News in 1847  Getty Images

Digging for Potatoes A starving family digging for potatoes, as depicted in the Illustrated London News in 1847 Getty Images

Rhode Island Irish Famine Memorial | Flickr - Photo Sharing! ... in Providence

Rhode Island Irish Famine Memorial | Flickr - Photo Sharing! ... in Providence

An Gorta Mor, Memorial to the Great Irish Famine in Sydney, Australia

An Gorta Mor, Memorial to the Great Irish Famine in Sydney, Australia

Famine memorial at Kilmoe graveyard

Famine memorial at Kilmoe graveyard

The Ryerson Index. The Ryerson Index is an index to death notices appearing in current Australian newspapers. It also includes some funeral notices, probate notices and obituaries.

The Ryerson Index. The Ryerson Index is an index to death notices appearing in current Australian newspapers. It also includes some funeral notices, probate notices and obituaries.

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