" State Records NSW film 2483 Wallasea , 1865 Assisted Immigrants to NSW ( also on film 2140 with less information )
#112 Reilly , Mary , aged 19 ,laundress , from Ballyconnell ,County Cavan ; parents John and Rose Reilly of Ballyconnell , Co. Cavan , Ireland . R.C. , read and write , to sister Margret , Grafton , good health , no complaints."
I gather from the above that Mary Reilly's sister , Margaret Reilly , had preceded her younger sister to Grafton , New South Wales , Australia.
As for elder sister , Margaret , she married a Patrick Manning who was also from Ireland (born atMoycarky , County Tipperary , 1834) The couple married at Grafton , in 1866.
In a book titled 'Manning Family History', the following entriesappear to recordmis-information :- MARGARET RILEY Margaret Riley , born 1844 , Grafton , N.S.W. Father : Thomas Riley Mother : Margaret , maiden name unknown