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Katharine Jenkins (c. 1762–?)

Katharine Robertson (c.1762- ), the wife of Duncan Stewart, was sentenced to 7 years transportation on 28 July 1806 at Edinburgh Court of Justiciary, Scotland. She arrived at Sydney aboard the Sydney Cove in June 1807.

Robertson married William Jenkins, a widower, on 26 February 1810 at St Philips Church, Sydney. They were still together, living at Lower Portland Head, in 1828.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Robertson, Catherine
  • Robertson, Catharine
  • Robinson, Katharine
  • Jenkins, Catherine
  • Stewart, Katharine

c. 1762

Passenger Ship
Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years
Court: Edinburgh (Scotland)
Trial Date: 28 July 1806


Married: Yes