Isaac Tarr (c.1762–1828)

Isaac Tarr is one of St John’s First Fleeters. Tarr came to the Colony of New South Wales as a marine in the New South Wales Marine Corps aboard the First Fleet flagship, HMS Sirius (1788). He died, aged 66, at Parramatta on 15 June 1828, and was buried two days later on 17 June 1828. His grave is unmarked, therefore its exact location in the cemetery is unknown.

Burial Location

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


  • Marine


  • Marine, New South Wales Marine Corps, HMS Sirius (1788)


  • Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet, (Sydney: Library of Australian History, 1989), p.350.
  • Parish Burial Records, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Ron Withington, Dispatched Downunder: Tracing the Resting Places of the First Fleeters, (Woolloomooloo, The Fellowship of First Fleeters, 2013), p.441.


# First Fleet

# Came Free

# Marine

# Ship: HMS Sirius (1788)

# Burial year: 1828

# Grave: unmarked