Thomas Daveney (II) (d.1791)

THOMAS DAVENEY (II) was the child of CATHERINE DAVENEY (née CATHERINE HOUNSON) and THOMAS DAVENEY (I). CATHERINE was a Second Fleet convict per Lady Juliana (1790) while her husband THOMAS was the overseer of the Government Farm and Toongabbie. THOMAS DAVENEY (II) was buried at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 25 November 1791.


  • Alternate: THOMAS DAPHNEY

Burial Location

  • Section 4, Row D, No. 5, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta


Thomas Daveney (II), Baby, Headstone, 1791, St. John's Cemetery, Parramatta, St. John's Cemetery Project, Old Parramattans, Tyrant of Toongabbie
The grave of baby Thomas Daveney (II), Section 4, Row D, No. 5, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta is among the oldest in the cemetery and in Australia. His father, Convict Superintendent Thomas Daveney (I), whose exact resting place in the cemetery is unknown, may also be buried here or nearby. The Daveney grave lies right next to that of another Convict Superintendent: Henry Dodd, who has the oldest surviving European grave with headstone in situ in Australia. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron (2019).


  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.


# Child

# Convict’s Child

# Burial year: 1791

# Grave: marked