Edward Page was a Second Fleet convict sentenced to 14 years transportation at the Kent Assizes. He survived the Guardian (1790) shipwreck but he did not survive life in the colony. Page and fellow Guardian survivor, John Morris, both died less than a year after their arrival. Page is now buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta, exact location unknown.
Abstract: This biography of First Fleet convict David Killpack includes a section detailing the trials and tribulations of the Guardian (1790) and what the wrecking of the ship filled with much needed supplies meant for the fledging colony. more>>
- “Edward Page,” Convict Records, accessed 27 November 2016
- Parish Burial Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
- Edward Riou, The Last Voyage of the Guardian: Lieutenant Riou, Commander, 1789-1791, (Cape of Good Hope, South Africa: Van Riebeeck Society, 1989), p.118
# Second Fleet
# Ship: Guardian (1790)
# Grave: unmarked