Samuel Pigott (c.1761-1817)

Samuel Pigott is one of St. John’s First Fleeters. He was a convict transported to the Colony of New South Wales on board the First Fleet ship Charlotte (1788). Pigott died 13 May 1817, aged 56, and was buried the following day, 14 May 1817 in an unmarked grave in the cemetery, the exact location of which is unknown. On the parish burial register his name is recorded as Picket.

Burial Location

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


  • Alternate: Samuel Picket


  • Convict Charlotte (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: Charlotte (1788)

# Burial year: 1817

# Grave: unmarked