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Rachel Bryant

Rachel Bryant, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Rachel Bryant
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Silk weaver
Date of Death: 1831
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 416
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

Ann Marie Gould on 24th May, 2020 wrote:

Married Moses Rochotz in 1830.  died in 1831

Tony Beale on 25th October, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1827-1828 From London single protestant who could read and write received life for stealing a cloak sallow pock pitted drown hair and hazel eyes 5’ 0 1/2” cert no 37/353 noted and she was assigned to Willam Jackson

Name: Rachael Bryant - Walter Black was her employer and he stated she had 6 weeks 3rd class at the factory on 13/5/1829 for insolence and disobedience. Rev Joseph Docker
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1806
Age: 24
Arrival year: 1828
Arriving Vessel: Baring 1
Spouse Name: Moses Rocholz ToL no 27/562 behaviour good
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Birth Year: 1788
Spouse Age: 42
Spouse Arrival Year: 1815
Spouse Vessel: Competitor 2
Marriage Year: Abt 1830
Application Date: 27 Feb 1830
Application Place: Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 27th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

Ann Marie Gould on 24th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1831 (prev. 0000)

Tony Beale on 25th October, 2020 made the following changes:


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