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Silvanus Fincham, one of 200 convicts transported on the Earl Spencer, May 1813
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 95 (49)
||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 December, 2019 wrote:
Silvanus Fincham, 28, for stealing wearing apparel from the house of Edward Hall at Lewisham ;
Kentish Gazette, 27 Mar 1812.
Tasmanian Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-1$init=CON13-1-1p46
Silvanus Fincham arrived in New South Wales per Earl Spencer. He arrived in VDL on the Emu.
His name is on a List of 31 Mechanics and Labourers to be embarked on H,M C. Brig Emu for the Service of the Government at Port Dalrymple in Van Diemen’s Land, 30 October 1815.
No 13. Silvanus Fincham, sawyer, Earl Spencer, convicted at Kent, 16 March 1812, sentence, seven years.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 17th December, 2019 made the following changes: