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.
- unmarked grave, exact location unknown, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta
Abstract: This biography of First Fleet convict David Killpack includes a section detailing the trials and tribulations of the Guardian (1790) and what the wrecking of the ship, which was filled with much needed supplies, meant for the fledging colony. more>>
- 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.
- Convict Records (https://convictrecords.com.au/, 2019), “Edward Page,” https://convictrecords.com.au/convicts/page/edward/45908, accessed 15 February 2019
# Second Fleet
# Trial Place: Maidstone, Kent
# Punishment: Fourteen Years Transportation
# Ship: Guardian (1790)
# Grave: unmarked
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