Earl Grey’s Irish Famine Orphans

This blog by Trevor McClaughlin is his attempt to set down what he knows about Earl Grey’s Famine orphan scheme, a topic he has extensively researched since the 1970s.  The blog categories include: “Belfast Girls”, Atlas of the Great Irish Famine, Earl Grey orphans in Victoria, Earl Grey’s Irish female orphans, Great Irish Famine, Irish Famine orphans in Australia, Irish female emigration,  Irish Female Orphans, Irish workhouses, Irish-Australian Studies, Orphan Family Reconstitutions, The Earl Grey scheme and the voyage to Australia. There is an absolute wealth of information on this site including individual orphan’s stories, photos, illustrations and maps. New

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