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Jenkins, John (1814–1834)

John Jenkins, by John Austin, 1834

John Jenkins, by John Austin, 1834

National Library of Australia, nla.pic-an5600121

John Jenkins, a sailor, was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a parcel. He arrived in Sydney in 1833 aboard the Asia. He was described as being 5 feet 4 inches (162.6 cms) tall, with a sallow complexion, hazel eyes and brown hair.

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'Jenkins, John (1814–1834)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/jenkins-john-13698/text36765, accessed 19 January 2020.

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John Jenkins, by John Austin, 1834

John Jenkins, by John Austin, 1834

National Library of Australia, nla.pic-an5600121

Life Summary [details]

Birth

1814
London, Middlesex, England

Death

10 November 1834
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

executed

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