JOHN HYAMS was a convict who was tried and convicted at the Old Bailey, London and sentenced to fourteen years transportation on 13 January 1790. HYAMS arrived with the Third Fleet per Active (1791) on 26 September 1791 but lasted only a few months in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 25 February 1792 as “JOHN HYON, Convict” [sic].
- Alternate: JOHN HYON (c.f. burial record)
- Unmarked grave, exact location unknown, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta
- Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 13 January 1790, trial of JOHN HYAMS (t17900113-81).
- Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 13 January 1790, trial of JOHN HYAMS (t17900113-81), https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?div=t17900113-81, accessed 11 March 2019.
- Parish Burial Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
- The Digital Panopticon (https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/, version 1.1), John Hyams Life Archive (ID: obpt17900113-81-defend798), https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/life?id=obpt17900113-81-defend798, accessed 11 March 2019.
# Third Fleet
# Trial Place: Old Bailey
# Punishment: Fourteen Years Transportation
# Ship: Active (1791)
# Grave: unmarked
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