James Ogden (c.1768-1820)

James Ogden is one of St. John’s First Fleeters. He was a convict transported with the First Fleet per Alexander (1788). Ogden died at Parramatta, at the age of 52, on 18 September 1820 and was buried the same day. His grave is unmarked, therefore its exact location in the cemetery is unknown.

Burial Location

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


  • Alias: William Ogden


  • Convict Alexander (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: Alexander (1788)

# Burial year: 1820

# Grave: unmarked