William Russell (d.1792)

WILLIAM RUSSELL was a convict who was tried and convicted at Maidstone, Kent, England on 17 March 1788 and sentenced to seven years transportation. RUSSELL arrived with the Third Fleet per Admiral Barrington (1791) on 16 October 1791 but did not survive long in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 7 March 1792 as “WILLIAM RUSSEL, Convict” [sic].


  • Alternate: WILLIAM RUSSEL (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: Maidstone, Kent

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Admiral Barrington (1791)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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