William Brooks (d.1791)

WILLIAM BROOKS was a convict who was tried and convicted at Essex in 1790 and sentenced to seven years transportation. BROOKS arrived with the Third Fleet per William and Ann (1791) on 28 August 1791. He survived only a few short months in the colony; by 6 November 1791 he was lying in an unmarked grave in St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta.

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: Essex

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: William and Ann (1791)

# Burial year: 1791

# Grave: unmarked

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