Thomas Spencer (d.1791)

THOMAS SPENCER was a convict who was tried and convicted at the Old Bailey, London and sentenced to seven years transportation on 12 December 1787. He may have been the same THOMAS SPENCER who had previously been tried and convicted at the Old Bailey and sentenced to be whipped and imprisoned. SPENCER arrived with the Third Fleet per Admiral Barrington (1791) on 16 October 1791 and survived just over one month in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave in St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 21 November 1791.

Burial Location

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

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# Third Fleet

# Convict

# Trial Place: Old Bailey

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Admiral Barrington (1791)

# Burial year: 1791

# Grave: unmarked

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