Born in Harristown, Kildare in 1860. She became a seamstress.
Hariett Watson emigrated to Canada, age 22, on the SS Peruvian which sailed fom Liverpool on 27 April and arrived in Quebec 23 May 1882. She travelled with a family called Byrnell, who do not appear to have been related.
She went to Manitou, Manitoba and married to Henry Pugh, who had emigrated from Shropshire. They moved to Victoria, British Colombia.
William Watson, her father