Joseph Dorrington (d.1792)

JOSEPH DORRINGTON was a convict who was tried and convicted at Nottingham, England and sentenced to seven years transportation in 1790. DORRINGTON 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 as “JOSEPH DORINGTON, Convict” [sic], just under three months later on 9 January 1792.


  • Alternate: JOSEPH DORINGTON (c.f. burial register)

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: Nottingham, England

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Britannia (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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