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)
- 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
# Trial Place: Bedford, England
# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation
# Ship: Matilda (1791)
# Grave: unmarked
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