John Saunders (d.1792)

JOHN SAUNDERS was a convict who was tried and convicted at Worcester, England and sentenced to seven years transportation in 1790. SAUNDERS arrived with the Third Fleet per Britannia (1791) on 14 October 1791 but did not survive long in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta just over three months later on 31 January 1792 as “JOHN SANDERS, Convict” [sic].


  • Alternate: JOHN SANDERS (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: Worcester, England

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Britannia (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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