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life span was 54 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
21st May, 1836
6th September, 1836
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Travelled with 218 other convicts
||Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures.
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Wendy Smith on 18th September, 2020 wrote:
The Convict Indentures state that James Finn was 18 years old. He could neither read or write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Antrim. His occupation was shoemaker’s boy. James was convicted on robbing master at Antrim on 6 January 1836 and sentenced to 7 years. He had no prior convictions. Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 3 inches; complexion sallow and freckled; hair brown and eyes hazel. Transport number 9. Prisoner number 36-1814.
Received ticket of leave on 9 January 1841 in Illawarra, NSW.
Received Certificate of Freedom on 8 July 1844 (number 44/1035).
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 18th September, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Finn, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1818, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime