Mary Newlan (d.1793)

Mary Newlan is one of St John’s First Fleeters. Newlan was convicted at the Old Bailey and sentenced to seven years transportation on board the First Fleet transport Prince of Wales (1788). She died on 2 March 1793 at Parramatta and was buried the following day, 3 March 1793 in an unmarked grave. The exact location of her grave in the cemetery is, therefore, unknown.

Burial Location

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


  • Alternate: Mary Knowland
  • Alternate: Mary Nowland


  • Convict Prince of Wales (1788)


  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online (, version 7.2, 20 January 2017), 21 February 1787, trial of MARY WILSON and MARY NEWLAN, (t17870221-55), accessed 20 January 2017
  • 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

# Old Bailey

# Ship: Prince of Wales (1788)

# Burial year: 1793

# Grave: unmarked