Australia Day At The Belfast Charitable Society


While completing some research work on the Belfast Charitable Society and the Poor House I came across a document in PRONI which referenced a young boy, William Daly having been sent to the Poor House in 1825 as his mother Sarah Cramshee [sic] was sent for transportation. I haven’t been able to find much out about William, however I have been more successful in tracking down what happened to his mother. Sarah Cramsie was born in 1799 and appears to have had two sons. She was sentenced in 1825 for robbery in the street and was taken to Cork. She was [...]