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Jenkins, James (1777–1835)

James Jenkins was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing seven sheep with his brother William. He arrived in Sydney in 1802 aboard the Coromandel. By 1806 he was leasing 80 acres of land with William Jenkins. They held 5 bushels wheat, 20 bushels maize, 2 male horses, 1 female horse, 1 cow, 22 male sheep, 64 female sheep, 4 male hogs and 1 female hog. In the 1814 Muster James gave his occupation as mason and in 1822 he gave his occupation as boatbuilder.

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'Jenkins, James (1777–1835)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/jenkins-james-27997/text35730, accessed 23 September 2021.

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