William Davenport (d.1792)

WILLIAM DAVENPORT was a convict who was tried and convicted at Essex and sentenced to seven years transportation on 21 July 1789. DAVENPORT sailed from Plymouth with the Third Fleet on 27 March 1791 per William and Ann (1791) and arrived on 28 August 1791 but he did not last long in the colony. He was the “WILLIAM DEVENPORT, Convict” who was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 11 June 1792.


  • Alternate: WILLIAM DEVENPORT (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: Essex

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: William and Ann (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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