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Michael Finnegan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Finnegan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Weaver
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: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Sidmouth
Departure date: 9th November, 1820
Arrival date: 19th February, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 87 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867
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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st May, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867

Ticket of Leave Date: 1 JANUARY 1828 . No; 28/1

Tony Beale on 14th October, 2020 wrote:

Michael Finnegan in the New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers
31/10/1823 On a list of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per the Lady Nelson. Formely with William Cox esq at Windsor
30/3/1825 Run away Sent to Port Macquarie per ship Mermaid. To serve remainder of original sentence
14/9/1825 Run away from Port Macquarie returned per ship Elizabeth Henrietta

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Michael Finnegan
18/5/1826 Attempted house robbery sentenced to 18 months in a penal settlement. He escaped and was retaken on 26/5/1826 where he was sent to the Hulk
1843 in Darlinghurst Gaol
16/2/1844 Trial sent to the iron gan at Wooloomooloo on 13/3/1844

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) View title info Wed 24 May 1826 Page 3
ESCAPED from H. M. Gaol, Sydney, on the
21st of May, 1826, MICHAEL FINNEGAN, per
Ship Lord Sidmouth (2), 23 years of age ; 5 feet 1 and a quarter inches high ; hazle eyes; brown hair; florid freckled complexion; sentenced to a penal settlement for 18 months. All Constables and others, are hereby required to use their utmost Exertions to apprehend and lodge the said Michael Finnegan in any of H. M. Gaols

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Finnegan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1802, date of death: 0000, gende

Tony Beale on 14th October, 2020 made the following changes:

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