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Robert Rayner, one of 220 convicts transported on the Commodore Hayes, April 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 32. Tasmanian Archives - convicts
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 wrote:
Robert Rayner was convicted at York on 09/03/1822 for Highway Robbery. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Commodore Hayes’, arriving 1823.
Aged 25yrs; cordwainer; married, 1 child - at Scarboro.
Native Place: Hull
Assignments in Colony: several notes of misconduct & punishments.
1830: Public Works
1832 & 33: W.G. Walker Esq.
1834: Port Arthur Penal Settlement
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1797, gender, crime