John Armsden (d.1792)

JOHN ARMSDEN was a convict who was tried and convicted at Bedford, England and sentenced to seven years transportation in 1787. ARMSDEN arrived with the Third Fleet per Matilda (1791) on 1 August 1791. Just under eight months later, he was buried as “JOHN ARNSTON, Convict” in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 27 March 1792.


  • Alternate: JOHN ARNSTON (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: Bedford, England

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Matilda (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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