Peter Skipwith (d.1792)

PETER SKIPWITH was a convict who was tried and convicted at York, England and sentenced to seven years transportation in 1790. SKIPWITH arrived with the Third Fleet per William and Ann (1791) on 28 August 1791 but did not last long in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 24 February 1792 as “PETER SHIPWORTH, Convict” [sic].


  • Alternate: PETER SHIPWORTH (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: York, England

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: William and Ann (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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