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A Chronological History
of Venie's father's line taken from Judy Andrew's tree
and  Row..Coldwell..Sterel Family History and  The Tree of Us Website                          

Constance Navena Welman historical notes from thetreeofus website (back to convict ancestors)

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1752 Harvey Welman was born 1752 in Diocese of Ossary, Leinster Province Ireland, and died date unknown. He married Margaret Lowcay on 1778 in Diocese of Ossary, Leister Province, Ireland.

1757 Margaret Lowcay was born 1757 in Diocese of Ossary, Leinster Province Ireland, and died date unknown. She married Harvey Welman on 1778 in Diocese of Ossary, Leister Province, Ireland.

Children of Margaret Lowcay and Harvey Welman are: +Harvey Welman, b. 1782, Tintern Wexford Ireland, d. 03 May 1869, Launceston Tasmania Australia.

1785 Major Harvey Welman, b. 1782, Tintern Wexford Ireland, d. 03 May 1869, Launceston Tasmania Australia.

Major Welman was Born 1785, and served with the 57th Regiment of Foot, joining in 1802. He had quite an active Military life; landing in Spain with Wellington in 1808,present at the battle of Rolica,Vimiera and the famous retreat of Corrunna. Alson with the expedition to Walcheren [Denmark]in 1809and again in the Peninsula,including the siege of Tarragona in 1811 and San Sebastion in 1813


1806 27 July Harvey Welman and Abagail Pigott:
Marriage: 27 Jul 1806, Eustace St Dublin Ireland.

Children of Harvey Welman and Abagail Pigott are:

  1. +Margaret WELMAN, b. 10 Dec 1807, Wexford, Ireland, d. date unknown.

  2. +Harvey Wellesley Pole WELMAN, b. 10 Jan 1814, Wexford Ireland, d. 1893, Medway, Kent.

  3. John Cameron WELMAN, b. 06 Jan 1810, Warrington Cheshire England, d. 28 Jul 1871, Sydney.

  4. +Mary WELMAN, b. 24 Feb 1812, Gibraltar, d. date unknown.

  5. +Abigail WELMAN, b. 13 Mar 1818, Peter St. Dublin Ireland, d. 23 Dec 1852, Campbell Town Tasmania.

  6. Hercules WELMAN, b. 25 Apr 1819, Enniscorthy Wexford Ireland, d. date unknown.

1810 06 Jan John Cameron WELMAN (son of Harvey Welman and Abagail Pigott) was born 06 Jan 1810 in Warrington Cheshire England, and died 28 Jul 1871 in Sydney. He married Amelia G. Beckham in 1845.
Burial: Unknown, Necropolis Sydney.

1812 (Judy's notes) John Cameron WELMAN (eldest? son of Harvey Wellesley Pole Welman)

b. c1812 Northhampton? England.d.28 July 1871 Sydney

m.Dec 1845 in Yass Amelia Georgina Beckett b.c1808 d.c1904 or 6 Perth age 98



1820 & 1830 Captain Welman of the 57th Regiment were garrisoned in Sydney and Tasmania. Most of Harvey Welman descendants settled in Tasmania, although a number of his descendents returned to England.

1825 Harvey Welman and Mary Collins:
Marriage: 16 Dec 1825, St. Marks Dublin Ireland.

Children of Harvey Welman and Mary Collins are:



  1. Mary Collins WELMAN, b. 11 Sep 1826, Chatham Kent England, d. date unknown.

  2. William Henry Dowling Reeves WELMAN, b. 22 Oct 1827, Dartford Kent England, d. date unknown.

  3. +Annie Alicia WELMAN, b. 30 Mar 1829, St. Phillips Sydney NSW Australia, d. date unknown.

  4. Donaldson John Harvey WELMAN, b. 20 Jul 1830, Ross Tasmania Australia, d. 27 Oct 1838, Tasmania.

  5. Caroline Eliza WELMAN, b. 09 Mar 1832, St. Davids Horbart Tasmania, d. 21 Aug 1866, Launceston Tasmania.

  6. Anthony WELMAN, b. 12 Oct 1833, Fort St George Madras India, d. date unknown.


1835? James Bourke, father of Constance Mary Bourke born Wagga Wagga, NSW


1836 Major Harvey Welman. Obviously a colourful character, he was one of the leaders in the renowned "black line" of Governor Arthur's attempt to drive the Tasmanian Aborigines into the Tasman Peninsula. Welman interested himself in the life of the city and district, and became a J.P. In 1836 he was a signatory to an address to the Governor on necessary developments for Launceston. He became a Police Magistrate, and was a shareholder in the Launceston Melbourne Steam Navigation Company. Highly respected, he died in Launceston in 1869, in his 87th year, and was buried in the Cypress Street Cemetery.

1839 28 Dec Martha Susannah Mary Best mother of Constance Mary Bourke born at Toongabbi, NSW m1 28 Nov 1855 James Bourke m2.c1862 Henry Thompson died 1926 Sydney


1845 Dec John Cameron WELMAN married in Yass Amelia Georgina Beckett b.c1808 d.c1904 or 6 Perth age 98

John Cameron WELMAN (son of Harvey Welman and Abagail Pigott) was born 06 Jan 1810 in Warrington Cheshire England, and died 28 Jul 1871 in Sydney. He married Amelia G. Beckham in 1845.

1849 (Judy's tree) Harvey Hercules Welman (Venie's father) b.1849 d.1884 m.1878 Constance Mary Bourke

1856 7 May Amelia Georgina (Amy) Welman born at Berwang, near Binalong, NSW

1857 Constance Mary Bourke (Venie's mother) born at Wagga Wagga

1869 07 May Major Harvey Welman died in Launceston in 1869, in his 87th year, and was buried in the Cypress Street Cemetery.


1873 28 Jan George Seaborn Wilcox born.

1877 Constance Mary Bourke married Harvey Hercules Welman (Venie's parents)

m2 Barty Manchee

1878 20 Oct Constance Navena (Venie) Welman born at Wagga Wagga.

1884 Harvey Hercules Welman died

1899 22 Aug Constance Navena (Venie) Welman married George Seaborn Wilcox

1915 15 July George Seaborn died

1932 17 July Constance Navena (Venie) died in Sydney.

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