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Thomas Rymer, one of 240 convicts transported on the Marquis of Hastings, 16 March 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 1
||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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Dick Collins on 2nd September, 2012 wrote:
Mr Rymer was the son of alcolm Rymer, of Edinburg, and Louisa Dixon of London. He was born in Clerkenwell, London, on 1 February 1816, in Coldbath Square. His brother James was an author, and the creator of one of the most popular and enduring villains in English literature. If this were not a pay site, I would tell you more.
Rebecca Nesvet on 24th August, 2015 wrote:
He was convicted of forgery: Tim Hitchcock, Robert Shoemaker, Clive Emsley, Sharon Howard and Jamie McLaughlin, et al., The Old Bailey Proceedings Online, 1674-1913 (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 7.2, 25 March 2015).
Like Collins, I would tell you more, but this is a paid site, and it’s such a very good story. Keep attending the tale…
Convict Changes History
Dick Collins on 2nd September, 2012 made the following changes: