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Jeremiah Foley

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jeremiah Foley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 15 years

Crime: Arson
Convicted at: Ireland. Tipperary
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Duke of Richmond
Departure date: 21st September, 1843
Arrival date: 2nd January, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 10 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 14th April, 2016 wrote:

Jeremiah Foley was convicted at Tipperary for Arson (burning a house) - also convicted with him was his brother-in-law. 15 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Duke of Richmond’ arriving 2/1/1844.

Nell Murphy on 14th April, 2016 wrote:

Married man - wife Mary (at native place - Co. Waterford).
Ploughman/labourer; aged 25yrs; 5’9”; Roman Catholic; literate.

Station Gang - Maria Is (east coast of Tasmania)
Ticket of Leave 25/2/1851
Conditional Pardon 7/6/1853

Application to bring out family

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 14th April, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 15 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives (prev. ), firstname: Jeremiah, surname: Foley, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 14th April, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), occupation

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