Thomas Powell (d.1792)

THOMAS POWELL was a convict who was tried and convicted at Hereford, England on 22 March 1787 and sentenced to seven years transportation. POWELL arrived with the Third Fleet per Matilda (1791) but did not live long in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 7 March 1792.


  • Alternate: THOMAS POWEL (c.f. burial record)

Burial Location

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


  • New South Wales Government, Indents First Fleet, Second Fleet and Ships, Series: NRS 1150Item: [SZ115]; Microfiche: 621, (State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia).
  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.


# Third Fleet

# Convict

# Trial Place: Hereford

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Matilda (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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