James Cook (d.1792)

JAMES COOK was a convict who was tried and convicted at Louth, Lincolnshire, England and sentenced to seven years transportation on 16 April 1790. COOK arrived with the Third Fleet per Britannia (1791) on 14 October 1791 but lasted only a short time in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 19 April 1792.

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: Louth, Lincolnshire

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Britannia (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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