James Rayner was born circa 1800 in United Kingdom to John Rayner (c1758-1834) and Sarah Allerton (c1751-1807) and died 11 August 1886 in Triangle Swamp, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Eliza Calf (1807-1886) 26 September 1826 in Little Livermere, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.

He arrived in New South Wales on 24 June 1837 on the Resource with his wife and children.


Offspring of James Rayner and Eliza Calf (1807-1886)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Rayner (1828-1892)
Lucy Rayner (1832-1912) 20 May 1832 Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom 25 June 1912 Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia John Dean (1820-1907)

Robert Rayner (c1834-1835)
Robert Rayner (1836-1906)
Mary Ann Rayner (1838-1894)
John Rayner (1840-1920)
Thomas Rayner (1843-1888)
James Rayner (1845-1926)
George Rayner (1847-1914)
Eliza Rayner (1848-1931)
Edward Rayner (1852-1869)

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