Joseph Edwards (d.1791)

JOSEPH EDWARDS was a convict who was tried and convicted at Derby, England in 1788 and sentenced to seven years transportation. He arrived with the Second Fleet on board Surprize (1) (1790) on 26 June 1790, and was buried at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 23 October 1791.

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.


# Second Fleet

# Convict

# Trial Place: Derby

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Surprize (1) (1790)

# Burial year: 1791

# Grave: unmarked

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