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Denham Tween

Denham Tween, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Denham Tween
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1873
Age: 74 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 248
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

D Wong on 3rd March, 2014 wrote:

Denham Tween was convicted along with John Walden (also on board Coromandel, but disembarked in NSW) for breaking into a shop owned by James White and stealing 3 cheeses, 48lbs butter, 4lbs Tea, 5 loaves bread, 97 yards Calico and 4 gallons of Elder Wine.

Denham was 20 years old on arrival in VDL.

1830: TOL
25/3/1833: CP

29/11/1830: Married Mary Scott, 1 child Louisa 1842 is listed but I think there were other children.

25/3/1846: Declared Insolvent - he was a farmer at Hollow Tree Bottom near Oatlands.

Denham then moved to Victoria and died there in 1873 aged 74. 

Louisa married in Victoria, nothing known about his wife Mary.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 3rd March, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1873 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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