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Brooker, Jonathan (1760–1833)

Jonathan Brooker was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing glue with a value of 8 pounds. He arrived in Sydney in 1791 aboard the Atlantic as part of the Third Fleet. He was then transported to Norfolk Island where is is believed he fathered a son with Mary Wade. By 1800 he was living in New South Wales. He married Wade in 1817.

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'Brooker, Jonathan (1760–1833)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/brooker-jonathan-25819/text33998, accessed 19 June 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1760
Kingston, Surrey, England

Death

14 March 1833
Campbelltown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years