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William Finn, one of 300 convicts transported on the Aurora, 18 June 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Kent Quarter Session
18th June, 1835
27th October, 1835
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 299 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 92
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Barbara on 18th December, 2011 wrote:
William Finn was assigned to the Van Diemen’s Land Company, Highfield House, in Stanley, North-West Tasmania in 1835.
In 1854 he married Catherine Shanks,an orphan Irish Immigrant girl in St.Joseph’s Catholic church, Launceston, Tasmania. They had four children, Edward, Ellen, Mary and John. William died in Stanley in July 1859 from consumption.
Catherine re-married, had several more children and settled in Tallarook, Victoria where she died in 1900.
Convict Changes History
Barbara on 18th December, 2011 made the following changes:
date of death 1859-00-00, gender m