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Edward Foley

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Foley
Aliases: Ned Foley
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 18th December, 1838
Age: 30 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Assault
Convicted at: Ireland, Queen's County
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Roslin Castle (Roslyn Castle)
Departure date: 8th October, 1832
Arrival date: 5th February, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 36 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 15th January, 2013 wrote:

Edward (Ned) Foley Age 24. Farm servant from Queens Co., Tried in Queens Co., 27 July 1832 and sentenced to transportation for life for assault and levelling. (whiteboy).
Executed 18 Dec 1838 for his part in the Myall Massecre in which 30 Aboriginals were murdered.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th January, 2022 wrote:

1833 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Roslin Castle -1833
Indent No; 33/
Name;  Edward Foley
Age;  24 years, Reads, Catholic, Single
Native Place; Queens
Trade or calling;  Farm Servant
Offence; Assault Dwelling
Trial; Queens Co - 27 July 1832. No Previous Conviction.
Height;  5ft. 7 1/2 in
Noted against name; EXECUTED; for
18 Dec 1838 at Sydney. Goal Report 40/853

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 15th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 18th December, 1838, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 15th January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1808

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