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John Venables

John Venables, one of 300 convicts transported on the Aurora, 03 July 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Venables
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1859
Age: 57 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 3rd July, 1833
Arrival date: 3rd November, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts


Primary source: Aus-PT_JACKSON_CONVICTS_L Archives
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

John Kirkaldy on 16th March, 2016 wrote:

John Venables was charged with stealing hay and on arrival in NSW was assigned to W H Broughton at Boorowa

Convict Changes History

Sarah on 21st November, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1859 (prev. 0000)

John Kirkaldy on 16th March, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Aus-PT_JACKSON_CONVICTS_L Archives (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 152), crime

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