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Early Rayner Arrivals

Using the convict record range as our base this post will attempt to collate all early Rayner arrivals in Van Diemen's Land 1818 - 1850. This will assist in ensuring we are tracking the correct individuals in the Rayner story.

Convicts

Note that no convicts with the surname Raynor were found in the Archives Office of Tasmania Convict Records.

Arrival Date Convict No. Surname, Given Name Ship, Sailing Date, Port
18 Mar 1819 58495 Rayner, Richard Surrey (1), 17 Oct 1818, England
29 Dec 1820 58487 Rayner, James Juliana, 03 Sep 1820, England
13 Mar 1821 58483 Rayner, David Medway (1), 13 Nov 1820, England
13 Mar 1821 58485 Rayner, George Medway (1), 13 Nov 1820, England
13 Mar 1821 58490 Rayner, John Medway (1) 13 Nov 1820, England
16 Aug 1823 58496 Rayner, Robert Commodore Hayes, 26 Apr 1823, England
16 Aug 1823 58498 Rayner, William Commodore Hayes, 26 Apr 1823, England
19 Jan 1824 58491 Rayner, John Asia (1), 28 Aug 1823, Portsmouth
02 Aug 1827 58492 Rayner, John Governor Ready, 05 Apr 1827, London
14 Jan 1834 58497 Rayner, Thomas Southworth (2), 27 Sep 1833, Downs
12 Apr 1835 58482 Rayner, Breder George III, 14 Dec 1834, Woolwich
19 Aug 1836 58499 Rayner, William Lord Lyndoch (2), 24 Apr 1836, London
06 Aug 1840 58479 Rayner, James Asia (5), 27 Apr 1840, London
25 Aug 1840 79944 Rayner, William (Reyner) Caroline (Tried Port Louis Apr 1840)
02 Apr 1844 58481 Rayner, Amelia Emma Eugenia (2), 30 Nov 1843, London
08 Apr 1844 58489 Rayner, John Flying Fish (To NSW per Florentia)
06 Jul 1844 58484 Rayner, Edward Blundell (Off Norfolk Island per Governor Phillip Feb 1847)
25 Dec 1845 58486 Rayner, Henry Stratheden, 03 Aug 1845, London
06 Aug 1848 58493 Rayner, Martha Tory (3), 30 Apr 1848, London
12 Nov 1848 58480 Rayner, Abraham Ratcliffe (2), 29 Jul 1848, Spithead
01 Mar 1849 58506 Rayner, David Lady Franklin (Tried Sydney 1844. Governor Phillip to Norfolk Island)
03 Oct 1850 58488 Rayner, James Nile, 16 Jun 1850, London1

Free Arrivals

This is an incomplete list and will no doubt grow over time.

Arrival Date Ref. No. Surname, Given Name Ship, Sailing Date, Port
03 Apr 1829 N/A Raynor Thomas Pyramus, 3 Apr 1829, England2
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From the AOT Convict Permission to Marry records1:

  • RAYNER Amelia; Emma Eugenia; SHARP Charles, free; 00 MAR 1846; CON52/2 p434
  • RAYNER Amelia; Emma Eugenia; WELLS Philip, Augusta Jessie; 00 MAR 1847; CON52/2 p397
  • RAYNER Amelia; Emma Eugenia; BARFOOT James, free; 00 NOV 1847; CON52/2 p330 RGD37
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