William King (c.1759-1819)

William King is one of St John’s First Fleeters. King came to the Colony of New South Wales with the First Fleet as a marine per Charlotte (1788). He died at Windsor, aged 60, on 3 August 1819 and was buried at St. John’s the same day. His grave is unmarked, therefore its exact location is unknown.

Burial Location

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


  • Marine


  • Marine, New South Wales Marine Corps, Charlotte (1788)


  • Parish Burial Records, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet, (Sydney: Library of Australian History, 1989)
  • Ron Withington, Dispatched Downunder: Tracing the Resting Places of the First Fleeters, (Woolloomooloo, The Fellowship of First Fleeters, 2013), p.441


# First Fleet

# Marine

# Ship: Charlotte (1788)

# Burial year: 1819

# Grave: unmarked