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James Finn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Finn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Shoemaker
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 7 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Dorothy
Departure date: 5th May, 1820
Arrival date: 29th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records (available via Ancestry.com.au)
Source description:

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Community Contributions

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:
FINN, James

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

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