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James Vennemore

James Vennemore, one of 222 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 21 February 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Vennemore
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 30th April, 1834
Age: 26 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Bucks. Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Katherine Stewart Forbes
Departure date: 21st February, 1832
Arrival date: 16th July, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 221 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 267 (134)
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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D Wong on 26th May, 2018 wrote:

22/10/1831 Bucks Gazette Buckinghamshire, England:
James Vennemore was indicted for stealing, on the 3rd or 4th of September, at Princes Risborough, four ducks, of the value of 6s., the property of James Phelps.

James Vennemore was listed as 24 years old on arrival.  He was 5’9” tall, light brown hair and whiskers, grey eyes, single.

1832 Muster: Assigned to Mr. Hoskinson
1833 Muster: Public works.

30/4/1834: James Vennemore aged 37, died at Bridgewater - Bridgewater Gang.
James died by gravel falling on him.
??Big difference in the ages stated.

Dianne Jones on 19th March, 2021 wrote:


Prison records in England: James VENNEMORE, 24, was admitted to the prison hulk Justitia at Woolwich on 15 November 1831. He was sent from the hulk on 11 February 1832 for transportation (see UK, Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books, 1802-1849).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 30th April, 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 26th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000)

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