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William Raynes, one of 180 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
1st January, 1818
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 180 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 377 (190)
||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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Maureen Withey on 5th March, 2021 wrote:
List of 28 male convicts embarked on board the ship Duke of Wellington for the Derwent in Van Diemen’s Land. 30th January 1818.
Wm. Raynes, per Ocean 3rd. Tried at London G.D. 16 Apr 1817. Life, Shoemaker.
The men sent on this ship to VDL all had skilled trades.
Colonial Secretary Index.
RAYNES, William. Per “Ocean”, 1818; shoemaker.
1818 Jan 30 - On list of prisoners embarked on “Duke of Wellington” for the Derwent (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.35)
1818 Jan 31 - Transferred from the Town Gang, Sydney, to the Derwent; listed as Rayner (Reel 6047; 4/1741 p.224)
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 5th March, 2021 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation