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William Rayner

William Rayner, one of 128 convicts transported on the Champion, 24 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Rayner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 1831
Age: 29 years

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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Champion
Departure date: 24th May, 1827
Arrival date: 17th October, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 127 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 189 (96)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Ship: Champion - 1827
No; 99
Name; Wm Rayner. Age; 25 [1802]

Reads, married no children
Native County; Lancashire
Trade; Weaver & Labourer
Offence; Highway Robbery
Trial; York - 2 April 1827 - Life
Height; 5 ft. 3 3/4 in
Complexion; Ruddy
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Hazel
Additional Remarks; DIED at Windsor - 1 Aug 1831
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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1831 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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