Samuel Wakelam (d.1792)

SAMUEL WAKELAM was a convict who was tried and convicted at Warwick, England and sentenced to seven years transportation in 1790. WAKELAM arrived with the Third Fleet per Britannia (1791) on 14 October 1791 but did not last long in the colong. He awas buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 8 March 1792 as “SAMUEL WEAKLAMB, Convict” [sic].


  • Alternate: SAMUEL WEAKLAMB (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: Warwick, England

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Britannia (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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