Edward Thorowgood (d.1792)

EDWARD THOROWGOOD alias THOMAS SIMMONS was a convict who was tried and convicted at the Essex Quarter Sessions, Chelmsford, Essex and sentenced to seven years transportation on 12 March 1787. THOROWGOOD sailed with the Third Fleet from Portsmouth per Admiral Barrington (1791) on 27 March 1791 and arrived on 16 October 1791, but he did not last long in the colony. He was the “EDWARD THURERGOOD, Convict” [sic] buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 21 June 1792.


  • Alternate: EDWARD THURERGOOD (c.f. burial record)

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: Essex Quarter Sessions

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Admiral Barrington (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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