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Sarah Foley (1831–1908)

Mrs. James [Sarah] Foley, formerly of Clifford-street, Goulburn, died at her son's residence, Springfield, on New Year's Day. Deceased, who was a native of New South Wales, was 79 years of age, and resided in Goulburn for about 40 years. A few days prior to her death she was the victim of a paralytic seizure, and did not recover. She leaves four daughters and two sons.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • death notice, Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW), 7 January 1908, p 2

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'Foley, Sarah (1831–1908)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 16 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Ryan, Sarah

5 June, 1831
Picton, New South Wales, Australia


1 January, 1908 (aged 76)
Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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