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Charles Rayner

Charles Rayner, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Rayner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 184
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

Maureen Withey on 14th March, 2020 wrote:

In 1828 Charles, aged 25, is in the same household as George Webb,and his wife Sarah, George was the overseer for Samuel Tovey, Charles was employed as gardener.
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NSW Census 1828, at Cabramatta, Oxenpark, (The householder’s/landowner’s name is Samual Tovey, Esqr. Resident at Sydney)
George Webb, age 29, T.L. (Ticket of Leave) Morley 1, 1817, 14 years, Employed as overseer S.T. (Samuel Tovey), protestant.
Sarah Webb, age 18, C.F. Dutchess York 1820 – no conviction, Wife G.W., protestant.
Charles Reyner, 25, G.S. Malabar, 1819, life, employed as gardner, protestant.

George Webb marked his X. The form was signed by District constable M. Taylor.

Maureen Withey on 14th March, 2020 wrote:

Chas. Rayner, for stealing a grey poney, from Charles Elwin, of Wortham;
Bury and Norwich Post, 7 April 1819.

Four of the seven miserable men under sentence of death at Ipswich have been reprieved, viz. Charles Rayner and J. S. Baker, for horse-stealing; Wm. Neave, for a burglary at Friston ; and Joseph Webb, for shooting at Mr. Baker.
Bury and Norwich Post, 21 April 1819.

Yesterday se’nnight the following convicts were removed from Ipswich County Gaol to the hulks at Portsmouth : — William Neeve, Charles Rayner, John Sterry Baker, George Smith, Thomas Death, and Robert Harvey, to be transported for life; and Hubert Marjoram, John Bates. Frederick Rivett, and Henry Rice, to be transported for seven years.
Bury and Norwich Post, 21 April 1819.

Maureen Withey on 14th March, 2020 wrote:

Four of the seven miserable men under sentence of death at Ipswich have been reprieved, viz. Charles Rayner and J. S. Baker, for horse-stealing; Wm. Neave, for a burglary at Friston ; and Joseph Webb, for shooting at Mr. Baker, of Bentley. — On Thursday last they were informed that their lives would be spared, when their their behaviour was truly affecting. The two latter fell on their knees, and continued for some moments in fervent prayer and thanksgiving for the mercy so unexpectedly shewn them, and evinced the strongest abhorrence of their former conduct . Webb has nine children. — Rayner is only 19 years of age; on this account, and as it was his first offence, a Petition in his favour had been numerously signed and despatched, but a reprieve was granted previously to its arrival;
Bury and Norwich Post, 21 April 1819.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 14th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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