One of St John’s First Fleeters. Thomas Daveney came to the colony as a seaman on board the First Fleet flagship HMS Sirius (1788). He was a free settler who was appointed superintendent of convicts at Toongabbie in 1791 to supervise the clearing of the land.
- Unmarked grave, location unknown, but he may be buried in or near the grave of his son, Thomas Daveney II, who predeceased him.
- Alternate: Thomas Daphney
- Spouse of Catherine Daveney
- Parent of Thomas Daveney II
- Public servant
- Superintendent of Convicts at Toongabbie
- 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.440
# Ship: HMS Sirius (1788)
# Grave: unmarked