George Dixon (d.1792)

GEORGE DIXON was a convict who was tried and convicted at Maidstone, Kent, England and sentenced to transportation for life on 15 March 1790. DIXON arrived with the Third Fleet per William and Ann (1791) on 28 August 1791 but did not last long in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta just six months later on 21 February 1792 as “GEORGE DICKSON, Convict” [sic].


Names

  • Alternate: GEORGE DICKSON (c.f. burial record)
  • Alias: GEORGE ELLIS

Burial Location

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

Sources

  • New South Wales Government, Bound manuscript indents, 1788–1842. 
  • Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4003]; Microfiche: 615, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).
  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Lists

# Third Fleet

# Convict

# Trial Place: Maidstone, Kent, England

# Punishment: Transportation for Life

# Ship: William and Ann (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked


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