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Samuel Finbow

Samuel Finbow, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Finbow
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1782
Occupation: Unknown
Date of Death: 1849
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 5th May, 1836
Arrival date: 31st August, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 399 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 273 (139)
Source description: 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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D Wong on 26th October, 2015 wrote:

The Ipswich Journal Suffolk, England
23 Jan 1836
Robert Girling 56, and Samuel Finbow, 54 by Sir Augustus Henniker, Bart., charged with having stolen a quantity of wheat, the property of John Hart, of Cotton.
Robert Girling, not found.

1844: TOL Liverpool

NSW BDM has a death for a Samuel Finbow in 1849 aged 62??, place of death not given - presumably it’s this one.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th October, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1782 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1849 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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