John Cadman (d.1792)

JOHN CADMAN was a convict who was tried and convicted at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England and sentenced to seven years transportation on 11 March 1788. CADMAN sailed with the Third Fleet from Portsmouth per Matilda (1791) on 27 March 1791 and arrived on 1 August 1791, but he did not last long in the colony. He was the “JOHN CADMAN, Convict” buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 20 June 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: Cambridge

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Matilda (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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