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Thomas Finlan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Finlan
Aliases: Thomas Finland, Thomas Fenlan
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Carlow County
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Boyd
Departure date: 10th March, 1809
Arrival date: 14th August, 1809
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 63 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry and NSW 1828 census and Colonial Secretary's Index
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 27th July, 2019 wrote:

Colonial Secretary’s Index
FINLAND, Thomas. Per “Boyd”, 1809

1817 Jul 5 - On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.227).

1828 NSW Census at Field of Mars, lists Thomas Finlan and his family.
Thomas Finlan, age 49, (Boyd, 1809, Life) lsbourer, catholic.
Mary Finlan, 49 , free by servitude,(Atlas 1802, 7 yrs) wife of above, catholic.
Ellen Duggan, born in colony, age 16, daughter of Mary Finlan.
Nora Duggan, age 12, b.c. dughter of Mary Finlan.
William Duggan, 17, b.c. son of Mary Finlan.

Also in household is a convict servant, 18 year old Edward Giles, newly arrived ( Hooghley 1828, 7 years)

Thomas Finlan made his mark X on the form.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 27th July, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry and NSW 1828 census and Colonial Secretary's Index (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Finlan, alias1: Thomas Finland, alias2: Thomas Fenlan, alias3: , alias4: , dat

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