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David Venson, one of 224 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 31 October 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 209 (107)
||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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Trish Symonds on 24th March, 2012 wrote:
VENSON was an alias - real name David Venson WEST, son of Stephen WEST and Ruth Venson WILLIAMS. Moved to Mortlake in Victoria following emancipation where he became a farmer and married Mary BLEWETT, the town’s first schoolteacher. They had four sons - Henry Venson WEST, Walter Williams WEST, Richard Claud WEST and David Venson WEST jnr. David and Mary are buried in Mortlake Pioneer Cemetery.
Convict Changes History
Trish Symonds on 24th March, 2012 made the following changes: