Cullen, Ellen Mary [Interview 1]

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    Introduction
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    Tells the story about grandfather's family travelling across the ocean (with five children). They stopped in Newfoundland. Sister Ellen's grandfather was nine when they crossed). Speaks of the Irish boat, St Theresa's. Discusses animosity between Scottish and Irish. Great grandfather Cullen arrived in PEI in 1828; he became a farmer near Cavendish. They paid, yearly, for lots, Cavendish. Her grandmother came from Cork; grandfather came from Wexford. Her mother was a Landrigan and the family was from County Tipperary. Speaks of Irish schools.
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    Timothy Harrington, married a Leonard, Cornwall, 3 farms, Mr Smith, cemetery surveys, 1885, Catholics in Charlottetown, Birchwood School, monuments, Tracadie Cross, Prendergast's, loss of documentation, Bishop MacEachern. Animosity between groups, fixing museums, 1798 Island census.
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    [Heavy shuffling, squealing, interview loses clarity after this, lots of very loud background noises throughout].
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    Ellen reads stories: 1849, Scottish settlers, Fort Augustus, Hennessey, priest in Charlottetown and Kinkora. Picture album, Toronto, family tree, California, census, Kinkora, Summerside, Fitzgerald, Mr. Morrison.
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    Irish education, Edward Whalen, politician, stained window, Emerald, monuments, Catholic cemetery, Catholic parishes, bishop, Spain, copies of a will, Tignish.
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    Grand uncle, California, documents, letters, WW Sullivan, River parishes, John Kent met wife on the ship to PEI, Claire McDonald, looking for a list of names, late 1700s, Fort Augustus. Songs from her father, histories of families, parishes, secretary, unpublished, Alberton, 1908, Toronto, President of Canadian Church Extensions Society.
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    Cleaning church house 1950, found old handwritten papers, glass plates, Henry Blanchard, 1950s Guardian, scrapbooks made by priests, pictures, 1926, Father Burke.
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