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  • ID: I338
  • Name: Mary Jane GRAY
  • Given Name: Mary Jane
  • Surname: Gray
  • Name: Mary Jane GREY
  • Name: Jane GRAY
  • Name: Jane DUNN
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: ABT 1834 in Armagh, Ireland
  • Note:
    year of birth calcuated from daughter Rose's birth certificate.

    Noting age given as 16 years on emigration is probably suspect and she may have been 14, especially when reference to Guardian Records / Indoor Relief Register (PRONI)
  • Event: Poor relief 1842 Armagh, Northern Ireland 1
  • Note: as adjacent records in Indoor Relief Register, it seems likely that they are brother and sister.
  • Emigration: MAY 1848 Belfast, Down, Northern Ireland 2
  • _PLAC: Plymouth, Devon, England
  • Immigration: 6 OCT 1848 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 3 4
  • Note: departed Plymouth 3rd Jun 1848
  • _PLAC: Plymouth, Devon, England
  • Occupation: nursemaid 1848 Armagh, Ireland
  • Event: Register 2 JUL 1849 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 5
  • Residence: 1862 Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia
  • Residence: 1885 Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia
  • NCHI: 6
  • NMR: 1
  • Death: 15 FEB 1885 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia of stomach cancer 6 7 8 9
  • Burial: 16 FEB 1885 Toowong, Queensland, Australia 10 11 12 informant to mother's death
  • RELA: daughter 13 14
  • Note:
    BG2G/1 (2696)
    BG = Poor Law Union records at PRONI
  • Reference Number: 59
  • Change Date: 31 MAR 2007 at 00:23:32



    Father: Henry GRAY b: BEF 1816
    Mother: Ellen b: BEF 1816

    Marriage 1 Alexander DUNN b: CAL 1820 in England
    • Married: ABT 1850 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    • Note: cited on death certificate
    • Note: No record of marriage or births of first three children.
    • Change Date: 21 APR 2006
    Children
    1. Has Children Eleanor DUNN b: CAL 1852 in Queensland, Australia
    2. Has No Children Louisa DUNN b: ABT 1855 in Queensland, Australia
    3. Has No Children Matilda DUNN b: ABT 1857 in Queensland, Australia
    4. Has No Children Eliza Jane DUNN b: CAL 1860 in Queensland, Australia
    5. Has Children Rose DUNN b: 27 MAY 1862 in Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia
    6. Has No Children Margaret Ann DUNN b: 3 MAY 1867 in Queensland, Australia

    Sources:
    1. Title: Board of Guardian Records (Indoor Relief Register)
      Abbrev: Indoor Relief Register
      Publication: Register BG2/G/1
      Repository:
        Name: Public Records Office of Northern Ireland
        Date: 16 APR 2006

      Note:
      Extracts supplied in letter from PRONI 4 Feb 1992
      Date: 16 APR 2006
      Text: Name of Pauper Year No. in Register Age
      Gray ... Eliza 1845/46 5671 37 years
      Gray ... Eliza 1842 7862 26 years
      Gray ... Mary 1842 3 8 years
      Gray ... James 1842 4 2 years
      Quality: 3
    2. Author: Trevor McClaughlin
      Title: Barefoot and Pregnant? Irish famine orphans in Australia
      Abbrev: Barefoot and Pregnant?
      Publication: Genealogical Society of Victoria
      Note:
      first edition, published 1991
      ISBN 0 949672 25 4
      Date: 15 APR 2006
      Quality: 2
      Note: text from book giving time period
    3. Title: Assisted Immigrants (Boards' List) 1848 (Ships) Agincourt - Waverley
      Abbrev: Assisted Immigrants 1848
      Publication: microfilm
      Repository:
        Name: State Records of New South Wales
        Date: 21 APR 2006

      Note:
      AONSW reel no. 2458
      Date: 16 APR 2006
      Page: Earl Grey, no. 58
      Text: List of Immigrants per Ship Earl Grey as Inspected by the Immigration Board

      No. 58 Gray Mary Jane Single 16 years old
      Occupation Nursemaid
      Residence ???????????, Armagh
      Parents Names and if alive their residences
      Henry and Ellen Both dead
      Religion Church of England
      Read and Write Both
      Relation in the Colony None
      State of bodily health, strength and probable usefulness Good
      Any comments respecting treatment on board the ship None
      Remarks ---
      Quality: 3
      Note: Earl Grey

      Barque arrived in Port Jackson, 6th October 1848
      Vessel Earl Grey
      Where registered London
      Tonnage 571
      Master Alexander Robertson
      From whence Plymouth
      When sailed 3rd June
      Lading Merchandise
      Agent Smith & Campbell
      Cabin Passengers 12
      and 195 single women
    4. Author: Trevor McClaughlin
      Title: Barefoot and Pregnant? Irish famine orphans in Australia
      Abbrev: Barefoot and Pregnant?
      Publication: Genealogical Society of Victoria
      Note:
      first edition, published 1991
      ISBN 0 949672 25 4
      Date: 15 APR 2006
      Page: Orphan register 7
      Text: Gray, Mary Jane [age] 16 [native place] Armagh [Parents] Henry & Ellen (both dead) [Religion] C of E
      Quality: 2
      Note: Board of Immigration Shipping List
      Sydney orphans per ship "Earl Grey" arrived 6 October 1848
      AONSW Ref. 4/4905 - reels 2135 & 2458
    5. Author: Trevor McClaughlin
      Title: Barefoot and Pregnant? Irish famine orphans in Australia
      Abbrev: Barefoot and Pregnant?
      Publication: Genealogical Society of Victoria
      Note:
      first edition, published 1991
      ISBN 0 949672 25 4
      Date: 15 APR 2006
      Page: p.7
      Text: Register 2/7/1849 Moreton Bay, beginning of negotiations for her marriage to Henry Skinner, ticket of leave holder.
      Quality: 2
      Note: "Register and application for orphans" AONSW 4/4715-4/4717
      give information on the about the orphans' early days in Australia
    6. Title: DUNN (nee GRAY) Mary Jane, death, 1885
      Abbrev: GRAY Mary Jane death 1885
      Publication: certificate
      Text: 1885 Death in the District of Brisbane on the colony of Queensland Registered by Charles James Whitley, Deputy Registrar-General

      No. 17538

      Died 15 February 1885, Duncan Street, Fortitude Valley
      Name Jane DUNN, widow
      Sex and age Female, 50 years
      Cause 1) Chronic wasting of stomach, 2) wasting, 3) exhaustion
      Duration 1) over 3 years, 2) 2 days, 3) a few days
      Medical attendant Dr J. Mullen, last saw 13 February 1885

      Father Alexander Gray, Weaver
      Mother -
      Informant Louisa Dunn, Daughter, Duncan Street
      Registrar Charles J. Whitley, 16 February 1885, Brisbane
      Burial 16 February 1885, Toowong Cemetery
      Certified Jno. Smith
      Minister & witnesses Hervert Guinness, Church of England Minister, Thos. H. Brown, John Griffin
      Born Co. Armagh, Ireland, 35 years in Australia
      Marriage Brisbane, Queensland, (age) 16 years, (to) Alexander Dunn
      Issue living Louisa 30, Matilda 28, Eliza Jane 25, Rose 22, Margaret Ann 17
      Issue deceased one female
      Repository:
        Name: Queensland Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages
        Date: 13 APR 2006

      Note:
      hold copy of certificate
      Date: 11 FEB 2007
      Page: Qld Death 1885 no.17538
      Quality: 3
    7. Title: Queensland birth, death and marriage indexes
      Abbrev: Qld BDM
      Publication: State of Queensland
      Note:
      microfiche and CD
      Date: 29 APR 2006
      Page: Qld Death 1885 no.17538
      Quality: 2
    8. Title: Crosse - Dunleavy File
      Publication: card index
      Repository:
        Name: Genealogical Society of Queensland
        Date: 20 JAN 2006

      Date: 20 JAN 2006
      Page: Bris Courier 26th Feb 1885
      Text: Death Notice

      DUNN, Jane
      On 15 Feb, at her residence, Duncan St, Fortitude Valley, after a long and painful illness, Jane beloved wife of the late Alexander Dunn, age 50 years.

      Bris Courier 26th Feb 1885
      Quality: 2
    9. Title: Barker family bible
      Note:
      possession of John Beauchamp
      Date: 2 APR 2007
      Text: Jane Dunn, aged 50 years, who departed this life on 18th February 1885, after a long and painful illness borne with Christian fortitude. My mother-in-law.
      Quality: 3
    10. Title: Crosse - Dunleavy File
      Publication: card index
      Repository:
        Name: Genealogical Society of Queensland
        Date: 20 JAN 2006

      Date: 20 JAN 2006
      Page: Bris Courier 16th Feb 1885
      Text: Funeral Notice
      DUNN Mrs Jane
      The friends of the late Mrs. Jane Dunn, deceased, are respectfully invited to attend her funeral , to move from her late residence, Duncan St., Fortitude Valley this afternoon at a quarter to 2 0'clock to Brisbane General Cemetery.

      Bris Courier 16th Feb 1885
      Quality: 2
    11. Title: Toowong Cemetery Card Index 1875-1928
      Publication: index
      Repository:
        Name: Genealogical Society of Queensland
        Date: 20 JAN 2006

      Date: 16 APR 2006
      Text: DUNN, JANE, F, 50
      Burial No. G569
      Buried 16/2/1885

      Position 1, Section 45, Grave 6
      Undertaker: J Smith
      Religion: C/E
      Minister: H. Guinness

      Same grave as A204-A6
      A6 Eleanor Waddell, bur. 13 Oct 1876, F, 24
      A204 Margaret Waddell, F, 6/12, bur. 28 Oct 1876
      Quality: 2
    12. Title: Brisbane City Council Grave Location Search
      Note:
      https://online.brisbane.qld.gov.au/cemeteries/cemeteries_step1.jsp
      Date: 30 MAR 2007
      Text: Waddell Eleanor NR* 13 / 10 / 1876 Unknown
      Waddell David NR* 21 / 06 / 1880 Unknown
      Thompson Margaret Ann NR* 02 / 08 / 1929 62 years
      Dunn Jane NR* 16 / 02 / 1885 Unknown
      Waddell Margaret NR* 28 / 12 / 1876 Unknown
      Toowong Cemetery Portion 1 Section 45 Grave Number 6
      Quality: 2
    13. Title: DUNN Rose, birth, Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia
      Abbrev: DUNN Rose birth 1862
      Publication: certificate
      Text: Birth in the District of Brisbane in the Colony of Queensland
      1862 Registered by Robert Creyke

      No. 1200
      Born 27th May 1862
      Name Rose
      Sex Female

      Father Alexander DUNN
      Occupation Stockman
      Age 42 years
      Birthplace Kent England
      Issue living - 4 daughters, deceased -

      Mother Mary Jane formerly Gray
      Age 28 years
      Birthplace Co. Armagh, Ireland

      Informant Mary Jane Dunn, mother, Fortitude Valley
      Witness Nurse Mrs Carter
      Registrar Robert Creyke, 4th August 1862, Brisbane. After declaration duly made according to Law
      Repository:
        Name: Queensland Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages
        Date: 13 APR 2006

      Title: Birth certificate of Rose Dunn in 1862
      File: dunn_rose_birth.pcx
      Date: 30 APR 2006
      Page: Brisbane, no. 1200
      Quality: 3
    14. Title: BARKER, George Albert - DUNN, Rose, marriage, 1879
      Abbrev: BARKER - DUNN marriage 1879
      Publication: State of Queensland
      Text: Marriage solemnised in the District of Brisbane in the Colony of Queensland
      1879 Registered by William theophilus Blakeney Deputy Reg. General

      No. 6719
      13 December 1879 Fortitude Valley

      Bridegroom
      BARKER George Albert
      Bachelor
      Ipswich Stanley Queensland (birthplace)
      Compositor (trade)
      23
      Brisbane (residence)
      Thomas Richard Barker (father)
      Mary Elizabeth Gibbon (mother)
      Carpenter (Father's trade)

      Bride
      DUNN Rose
      Spinster
      Fortitude Valley Stanley Queensland
      -
      17
      Brisbane
      Alexander Dunn
      Mary Jane Grey
      Drover


      Married in the Trinity Church, Fortitude Valley according to the rites of the Church of England

      This marriage was solenised between us
      George Albert Barker
      Rose Dunn

      In the presence of us
      Louisa Dunn
      Thomas John Barker

      By me James Love Officiating Minister
      Date: 21 JAN 2006
      Page: Brisbane, No. 6719
      Quality: 3
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