Anthony West (1765–1791)

ANTHONY WEST was an Irish convict who was tried and convicted at County Armagh, Ireland in 1790 and sentenced to seven years transportation. He sailed from Country Cork with the Third Fleet per Queen (1791) and arrived in the Colony of New South Wales on 26 September 1791. On 28 November 1791 WEST was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta.


  • Born. 1765, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted: 1790, County Armagh, Ireland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1790, County Armagh, Ireland
  • Sailed to the Colony of New South Wales with the Third Fleet per Queen: 19 April 1790, Cork, Ireland
  • Arrived per Queen: 26 September 1791, Port Jackson, Colony of New South Wales
  • Died: c. 28 November 1791
  • Buried: 28 November 1791, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Burial Location

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


Primary Sources

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

Secondary Sources


# Third Fleet

# Convict

# Irish

# Trial Place: County Armagh

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Queen (1791)

# Burial year: 1791

# Grave: unmarked

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