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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: 1829
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Kerry
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2016 wrote:

Jeremiah Foley was convicted at Kerry, Ireland on 29/3/1849 for stealing a sheep. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Rodney’ arriving 1853.

Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2016 wrote:

Aged 24yrs; single; labourer; Church of England.
Native place - Co. Kerry.
Sister: Mary
Brothers: John (59th Regiment); .....(?)

Assignments in Colony. 18mths Probation.
1854 at Oatlands: absconded. Transportation sentence extended 6mths.
1857 at Port Arthur.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives (prev. ), firstname: Jeremiah, surname: Foley, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1829, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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