The tale of Mary Ellen Kearney

Found in the Law Report of The Argus, Saturday 15th of September,1866. It is the curious tale of Mary Ellen Kearney, who spent a short time here at Sacred Heart Convent in 1866. It gives us an interesting insight into the Reverend Mother Xavier Maguire, her business acumen in applying for costs and the sorts of family trauma that she could be involved in as Superioress of the Convent.


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