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Christopher Raffely

Christopher Raffely, one of 298 convicts transported on the Hilsborough [Hillsborough], October 1798

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Christopher Raffely
Aliases: Rafferty
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Assault and attempted robbery
Convicted at: Southampton Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hilsborough
Departure date: October, 1798
Arrival date: 26th July, 1799
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 252
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

D Wong on 10th June, 2018 wrote:

Christopher was also listed as ‘RAFFERTY’ on other websites.
Found no records under either surname.

10/3/1798 Hampshire Chronicle Hampshire, England:
Christopher Raffely, for having assaulted and robbed one Sarah Horn, of a black silk bonnet, was capitally convicted.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th June, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Rafferty, gender: m, crime

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