William Gloster (c.1739-1792)

William Gloster is one of St John’s First Fleeters. Transported as a convict per Alexander (1788), Gloster was 53 years of age when he died on 30 July 1792. He was buried the following day, 31 July 1792 at the cemetery. His grave is unmarked and its location is, therefore, unknown. In the parish burial register, his name was recorded as William Glister.

Burial Location

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


  • Alternate: William Glister


  • Convict Alexander (1788)


  • 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


# First Fleet

# Convict

# Ship: Alexander (1788)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked