Edward Maclean (c.1731-1794)

Edward Maclean is one of St John’s First Fleeters. He was transported as a convict per Scarborough (1788) and died, aged 63, on 6 February 1794 at Parramatta. He was buried the following day, 7 Februrary 1794 as “James McLane.” His grave is unmarked, therefore its exact location in the cemetery is unknown.

Burial Location

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


  • Alternate: James McLane


  • Convict Scarborough (1788)


  • Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet, (Sydney: Library of Australian History, 1989)
  • Parish Burial Records, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Ron Withington, Dispatched Downunder: Tracing the Resting Places of the First Fleeters, (Woolloomooloo, The Fellowship of First Fleeters, 2013), p.441


# First Fleet

# Convict

# Ship: Scarborough (1788)

# Burial year: 1794

# Grave: unmarked