Edward Page (d.1791)

EDWARD PAGE was a Second Fleet convict sentenced to fourteen years transportation at the Maidstone, Kent. He survived the Guardian (1790) shipwreck but he did not survive life in the colony. Page and fellow Guardian survivor, JOHN MORRIS, both died less than a year after their arrival. Page is now buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta, exact location unknown.

Burial Location

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

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Primary Sources

  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Edward Riou, The Last Voyage of the Guardian: Lieutenant Riou, Commander, 1789–1791, (Cape of Good Hope, South Africa: Van Riebeeck Society, 1989), p. 118.

Secondary Sources


# Second Fleet

# Convict

# Trial Place: Maidstone, Kent

# Punishment: Fourteen Years Transportation

# Ship: Guardian (1790)

# Burial year: 1791

# Grave: unmarked

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