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John Rayner

John Rayner, one of 150 convicts transported on the Asia, 29 July 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Rayner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: House servant
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 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 29th July, 1823
Arrival date: 19th January, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 76. Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 wrote:

John Rayner was convicted at Gloucester on 04/04/1823 for stealing - 40/- from his Master.
14 yr sentence.
Gaol Report: 1st offence
Hulk Report: orderly

Single man; Footman; aged 29yrs; mother & 5 brothers live in London. Last worked and lived with M. Randall, Blackheath.
Native Place: Coggeshall, Essex.

Assignments in Colony:
1824-26: F. Champion
1827: D. Lamb

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 wrote:

Note on Record: Inquiry from nephew William Damyon (?), Simcoe,Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada dated 15/03/1877.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1794, gender, occupation, crime

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