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Lydia Foxley, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||21st June, 1871
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 550
||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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Maureen Withey on 17th April, 2020 wrote:
Appropriation Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON27-1-1$init=CON27-1-1p4
90. Lydia Foxley, 30, Ho. Servant, Sickly.
D Wong on 18th April, 2020 wrote:
Lydia Foxley was listed as 30 years old on arrival.
Place of Birth: Wicking, Northamptonshire.
Transported for ‘Stealing a watch from the person’.
Gaol Report: Bad common prostitute.
Lydia was single, 5’1¼” tall, brown hair, dark grey eyes.
1832-33 Musters: Assigned to Mr. Bateman.
311/12/1835 Muster: TOL
30/7/1832: Married Samuel Blullen (Phoenix 1822) at Hobart.
28/5/1834: Ann Elizabeth
27/12/1845: James Samuel
1844: Free Certificate.
21/6/1871: Lydia Foxley died at Tack Street, Collingwood, Victoria, of ‘Senile Decay’.
From death certificate:
Father Alexander Foxley, father’s occupation and mother’s Christian and maiden surname unknown, death registered by J Buller son Park Street Collingwood, buried 22 June 1871 Melbourne Cemetery, from Northamptonshire, England, 35 years in Tasmania, 10 years in Victoria, married Hobart aged 26 to James Henry Buller, children Elizabeth 38 James dead, Matilda 28, James Samuel 25.
Maureen Withey on 18th April, 2020 wrote:
The following female convicts were removed from Warwick gaol on Wednesday, to be put on board the America, at Woolwich, viz — For life, Matilda Smith, Mary Ann Baker; fourteen years, Lydia Foxley; seven years, Emma Crisp. Ann Tabitha Hall, Susannah Sandall, Frances Fretwell, Matilda Smith, Mary Kennedy, Mary Ann Boden, and Elizabeth Johnson alias Pritchard.
Aris’s Birmingham Gazette, 13 Dec 1830.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 17th April, 2020 made the following changes:
D Wong on 18th April, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st June, 1871 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime