William Atherly (d.1792)

WILLIAM ATHERLY was a convict who was tried and convicted at Notthingham, England and sentenced to seven years transportation in October 1790. ATHERLY arrived with the Third Fleet per Britannia (1791) on 14 October 1791 but did not survive long in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta as “WILLIAM HATHERLEY, Convict” just over five months later on 28 March 1792.


  • Alternate: WILLIAM HATHERLEY (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: Nottingham, England

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Britannia (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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