Patrick McCann (1769–1792)

PATRICK McCANN was an Irish convict who was tried and convicted at County Armagh, Ireland and sentenced to seven years transportation in 1790 for stealing linen. McCANN sailed from Cork, Ireland with the Third Fleet per Queen (1791) on 19 April 1791 and arrived in the colony on 26 September 1791 but survived less than seven months. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 8 April 1792.

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

# Irish

# Convict

# Trial Place: County Armagh, Ireland

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Queen (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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