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James Haydock Reibey (1798–1843)

James Haydock Reibey was the son of Thomas Reibey and Mary Haydock. He was born on 2 October 1798 at Sydney. He moved to Tasmania some time between 1811-1816 and married Rebecca Doyle/Devine on 25 March 1816 at St David's Hobart.

Reibey worked as a general merchant and commission agent at Launceston with his older brother Thomas and also engaged in sealing and other coastal shipping activities. He died on 11 September 1843. His occupation was given as 'gentleman'; his cause of death as 'dropsy'; and his age as 45.

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  • death notice, Launceston Advertiser (Tas), 14 September 1843, p 3

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'Reibey, James Haydock (1798–1843)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 12 July 2024.

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  • Raby, James Haydock

2 October, 1798
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


11 September, 1843 (aged 44)
Hadspen, Tasmania, Australia

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