John Doyle (1746–1792)

JOHN DOYLE was an Irish convict who was tried and convicted at Kilkenny, Ireland in 1790, aged 45, and sentenced to seven years transportation. DOYLE arrived with the Third Fleet per Queen (1790) on 26 September 1791 but did not survive long in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 31 January 1792 as “JOHN DOIL, Convict” [sic].


  • Alternate: JOHN DOIL (c.f. burial register)

Burial Location

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


Primary Sources

  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Secondary Sources


# Third Fleet

# Convict

# Irish

# Trial Place: Kilkenny, Ireland

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Queen (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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