David Lewis (d.1792)

DAVID LEWIS was a Welsh convict who was tried and convicted at Quarter Sessions for the County of Brecon, Brecknock, Wales and sentenced to seven years transportation on 17 April 1787. LEWIS sailed from Plymouth with the Third Fleet per Salamander (1791) on 27 March 1791 and arrived on 21 August 1791 but survived only a short while in the colony. He was the “DAVID LEWIS, Convict” buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 11 June 1792.

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

# Welsh

# Convict

# Trial Place: Brecon

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Salamander (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

This profile is a stub. Further information will be added in due course.