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John Ray

John Ray, one of 369 convicts transported on the Dromedary, 11 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Ray
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Dromedary
Departure date: 11th September, 1819
Arrival date: 10th January, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 369 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 209 (106)
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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greg petersen on 25th January, 2020 wrote:

born Sussex, England 1792, John Ray, one of 369 convicts transported on the ship ‘Dromedary’, 11 September 1819.
Sentence details: Convicted at Middlesex Gaol Delivery for a term of life. Married Jane Homewood and had one son Nicholas Homewood Ray, born 10th December 1825 in Hobart, died 2nd August 1880 aged 54. Jane Homewood (Ray) died 19th December 1864.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 25th January, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), gender: m

greg petersen on 25th January, 2020 made the following changes:

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