WILLIAM PARTRIDGE was a convict who was tried and convicted at Warwick Assizes, England and sentenced to fourteen years transportation on 3 April 1789. PARTRIDGE 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 29 January 1792. Though WILLIAM was the only convict named WILLIAM PARTRIDGE to be transported to the colony by 1792, another individual recorded as WILLIAM PARTRIDGE, Convict was also buried at St. John’s Cemetery a few months later, on 2 April 1792. Further research required.
- 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
# Trial Place: Warwick Assizes
# Punishment: Fourteen Years Transportation
# Ship: Admiral Barrington (1791)
# Grave: unmarked
This profile is a stub. Further information will be added in due course.