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Anne Finn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Anne Finn
Aliases: Simmins
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Ireland, Roscommon
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Margaret
Departure date: 1st September, 1838
Arrival date: 5th January, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 4th June, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Anne Finn was 29 years old.  She could neither read or write; religion Roman Catholic; status married with no children stated and a native of County Carlow.  She was a house maid and kitchen maid.  Anne was convicted of receiving stolen goods at Roscommon on 28 December 1837 and sentenced to 7 years.  She had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 2 1/2 inches; complexion dark sallow; hair light brown and eyes light grey.  Transport number 98.  Prisoner number 96-39.
Comments added with Anne’s indentures state that husband John Finn, a prisoner 7 years ago and brother Thomas Simmins 11 years ago for 7 years.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 4th June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Anne, surname: Finn, alias1: Simmins, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1809, date of death: 0000, gender: , occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 17th July, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

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