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Catherine Finn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Finn
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1746
Occupation: Not known.
Date of Death: 1826
Age: 80 years

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: Bad notes
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Rowena
Departure date: 19th January, 1826
Arrival date: 17th May, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 56 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Lady Rowena - 1828
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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Lady Rowena - 1828
Indent No; 19
Name; Catherine Finn
Age; 80
Catholic, Widow - 2 children, one here .. the G W Webster a prisoner
Native Place; Cork
Trade or calling;—-
Trial where & Date; Bad money - Cork - 17 March 1825
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 4 ft. 7 1/4 in
Eyes; Brown
Hair; Grey
Completion; Pale

Additional remarks noted against name; DIED in the Factory 1826.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th March, 2021 wrote:

Australia, Death Index,
Name: Catherine Finn
Death Date: 1826. Death Place: New South Wales. Registration Year: 1826
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales. Volume Number: V182696 128

Kevin Dodds on 16th July, 2021 wrote:

Reading the Convict Indent
Date of Conviction: 17 March 1825
Education: None
Religion: Catholic
Single or Married: Widow
Occupation: is not blank it reads “Incapable”
Description: 4’7 1/4”, Pale complexion, grey hair, brown eyes
Died in 1826 should read “Died in November 1826”

According to Parramatta Female Factory Punishment Record please add:

“1826 Class of Offence - Disobedience, Punishment - Confined to Penitentiary Class for Insolence”

Gay Hendriksen on 8th October, 2021 wrote:

Son’s name is James Finn age 30, transported for felony - Money came out on Sir George Gilbert Ship

2 death certificate references: V182696 128 and V1826101 127 Most likely as died in the factory but also registered in Sydney General Hospital records

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th March, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Lady Rowena - 1828 (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Finn, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1746, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupa

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1826 (prev. 0000)

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