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life span was 54 years*
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||Finns Leinster Journal 1771-1828, Wednesday, 11 August, 1790; Page: 3
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Robin Sharkey on 30th March, 2016 wrote:
Michael Finn was transported for life per convict ship ‘Queen’ after being tried at Limerick. He was aged 25 on departing Ireland; his crime was stealing a horse:
Finns Leinster Journal 1771-1828, Wednesday, 11 August, 1790; Page: 3
“Limerick, August 9th, Saturday last,the Assizes for this county ended when the following persons were tried and found guilty: ... Michael Finn, convicted of stealing a mare out of the livery stables of Mr Stephen Kelly; to be executed on 21st December next.”
This execution date was set four months away so there was time to seek mercy and have the death sentence commuted to transportation for Life.
Convict Changes History
Robin Sharkey on 30th March, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Finns Leinster Journal 1771-1828, Wednesday, 11 August, 1790; Page: 3 (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Finn, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, o