William Norton (d.1792)

WILLIAM NORTON was a convict who was tried and convicted at the Old Bailey, London and sentenced to seven years transportation on 8 December 1790. NORTON arrived with the Third Fleet per Albemarle (1791) on 13 October 1791 but did not survive long in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 21 March 1792.

Burial Location

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

Trial Records

  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 8 December 1790, trial of WILLIAM NORTON (t17901208-37).


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# Third Fleet

# Convict

# Trial Place: Old Bailey

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Albemarle (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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