Ebenezer Downing (d.1792)

EBENEZER DOWNING was a convict who was tried and convicted at New Sarum, Wiltshire, England and sentenced to seven years transportation on 7 March 1789. DOWNING arrived with the Third Fleet per Admiral Barrington (1791) on 16 October 1791 but lasted only a short while in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 19 April 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

# Convict

# Trial Place: New Sarum, Wiltshire

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Admiral Barrington (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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