b. about 1832, d. after 1857
Filley was born about 1832 in China.1
Involvement in crime
, aged at age 39, in Byron, NSW, Australia, on 12 December 1856. was described as "a Chinaman"||Mary was killed by multiple stab wounds and her body was brutally mutilated. Martin suffered a major stab wound to his side, but survived. Sarah was badly beaten and stabbed, but survived.2,3,4
- [S643] Murder at Auburn Vale, New England, The Maitland Mercury, 3 Jan 1857.
- [S623] "Research Report: Tobin, Mary by Peter Page", 7 Jul 2004, Peter Page (email address), to Jim Fleming (email address); Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
- [S644] Murder by a Chinaman, The Moreton Bay Courier, 10 Jan 1857.
- [S642] Mary Howard nee Tobin, Police Gazette Vic: 1857 Howard Mary nee Tobin, (Kingswood: NSW State Archives), 8 Jan 1857
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