Ambrose Clissold (d.1791)

AMBROSE CLISSOLD was a convict who was tried and convicted at Gloucester and sentenced to seven years transportation in 1790. He sailed with the Third Fleet per William and Ann (1791). The ship arrived on 28 August 1791. AMBROSE did not survive in the colony long; by 14 September 1791, he was buried in St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta in an unmarked grave; exact location unknown.


  • Tried and convicted: 1790, Gloucester, England
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1790, Gloucester, England
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales with the Third Fleet per William and Ann: 27 March 1791, Plymouth, England
  • Arrived per William and Ann: 28 August 1791, Port Jackson, Colony of New South Wales
  • Died: c. 14 September 1791, Parramatta, New South Wales
  • Buried: 14 September 1791, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • unmarked grave, exact location unknown, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta


  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.


# Third Fleet

# Convict

# Trial Place: Gloucester

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: William and Ann (1791)

# Burial year: 1791

# Grave: unmarked

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