Robert Petford (d.1792)

ROBERT PETFORD was a convict who was tried and convicted at Worcester and sentenced to seven years transportation on 17 July 1790. PETFORD sailed with the Third Fleet per Britannia I (1791) on 27 March 1791 and arrived on 14 October 1791. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 3 June 1792.


Names

  • Alternate: ROBERT PATFORD

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location unknown, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Sources

  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Lists

# Third Fleet

# Convict

# Trial Place: Worcester

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Britannia I (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked


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