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life span was 59 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
5th May, 1820
29th September, 1820
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 192 other convicts
||New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records (available via Ancestry.com.au)
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Dianne Jones on 23rd May, 2020 wrote:
His crime was “felony of a watch”. His court appearance was in January 1820. He was 18 years old when the Muster from which most of this information is sourced was recorded.
D Wong on 23rd May, 2020 wrote:
James was 5’7½” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.
29/9/1820 Arrived NSW
Colonial Secretary Index:
1821 Mar 24: On list of convicts proceeding per “Prince Leopold” to Van Diemen’s Land for assignment (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.190)
1/3/1821: Arrived VDL per ‘Prince Leopold’.
Police No. 138F
Occupation: Now listed as a Tinman.
Conduct Record: Empty.
31/5/1827: Newspaper date: COF
19/2/1852: Departed Launceston to Melbourne per ‘Shamrock’.
Ship to Colony: Dorothy
Free by servitude.
Convict Changes History
Dianne Jones on 23rd May, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records (available via Ancestry.com.au) (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Finn, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, d
D Wong on 23rd May, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), occupation