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Daniel Foley, SV/PROG

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Birthplace: St Giles Highgate, London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Dewetsdorp, Motheo, Free State, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Magdalena Carolina Foley, b3c9d1e16, SM
Father of Magdalena Carolina Foley, b1; Susara Catharina Spies, b2; Alwyn Daniel Francois Foley, b3; Jacobus Johannes Foley, b4; Cornelia Susanna van Niekerk, b5 and 7 others

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About Daniel Foley, SV/PROG

Onderwyser te Aliwal-Noord. Trou in Aliwal-Noord op 28/07/1856 met Magdalena Carolina Erasmus volgens SAG vol2


Many children were sent to South Africa as part of the Children's Friends Society. Some of these were not always children and other's mere babes either taken away from their parents or sent from children's homes and workhouses in England.

The Royal Victoria Asylum, Chiswick Mall, was run by the Children’s Friend Society where destitute girls and boys were trained to be Servants before being sent to the Colonies “to give these children the chance of a better life”. Daniel was 14 when they left Portsmouth on the Henry on 10th January 1836 under Captain Bunney, arriving in Cape Town 22 March 1836.

He was apprenticed to P.V. van der Byl, Stellenbosch district, farmer as a farm servant.

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Daniel Foley, SV/PROG's Timeline

1822
April 21, 1822
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1857
July 6, 1857
Age 35
Aliwal North, Drakensberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1858
August 11, 1858
Age 36
Aliwal North, Drakensberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1860
May 17, 1860
Age 38
Smithfield, Xhariep, Free State, South Africa
1862
1862
Age 39
Smithfield, Xhariep, Free State, South Africa
1864
January 6, 1864
Age 41
Smithfield, Free State, South Africa
1865
August 15, 1865
Age 43
Reddersburg, Xhariep, Free State, South Africa
1867
May 24, 1867
Age 45
Edenburg, Xhariep, Free State, South Africa
1869
July 22, 1869
Age 47
Edenburg, Xhariep, Free State, South Africa