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William Foister, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
30th January, 1816
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 220 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 234
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th January, 2021 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Ocean - 1816
Name; William Foster
Trade or calling; Labourer
Trial where & Date Devon. [Exeter] - 20 March 1815
Sentence; 14 years
Age; 21. Year of birth; 1794
Native Place; Suffolk
Height; 5 ft. 7 1/2 in
Hair; Lt. Brown
Completion; Fair Ruddy
1821 - Convict List. Servant to Wm Badgery. In the Colony
1823 - 27 Aug. His services as bullock driver at the Government Stock Establishment, Cawdor, no longer required
1823 - Prisoner attached to the Cawdor Stock Department to be returned into Government employ at Sydney
1824 - 28 Jan. Re permission to marry at Campbelltown
William Foster - Convict per ship Ocean  on Ticket of Leave.
Bridget Carrigan - Convict per ship John Bull
1828 - Census.
No; 1112. William Foster. Age; 30.  T.L. Ocean - 1816. 14 years. Protestant. Super’t Vine & Co. Cotton Valley District: Cookbundoon
No; 1113. Bridget Foster. Age; 32.  F.S. John Bull. 1821. Catholic
1829 - 8 Jun. Certificate of Freedom.
1868 - New South Wales, Australia, Hospital & Asylum Records, Liverpool Asylum for the Infirm and Destitute
Admissions and Discharges
Name; William Foster
Religion; Church of England
By whom recommended; Board
Date of Admission; 28 March 1868
Date of Discharge; DIED - 15 Oct 1874.
Ship; Ocean - 1816
Convict Changes History
Iris Dunne on 9th August, 2020 made the following changes:
Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th January, 2021 made the following changes:
surname: Foster (prev. Foister), date of birth: 1794 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1874 (prev. 0000), occupation