William Dyke (d.1792)

WILLIAM DYKE was a convict who was tried and convicted at the Warwick Assizes, England and sentenced to seven years transportation in 1789. DYKE arrived with the Third Fleet per Admiral Barrington (1791) on 16 October 1791 but did not last long in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta just over three months later on 23 January 1792.


Names

  • Alternate: WILLIAM DIKES (c.f. burial record)

Burial Location

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

Sources

  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Lists

# Third Fleet

# Convict

# Trial Place: Warwick Assizes

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Admiral Barrington (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked


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