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Prudence Jenkin, one of 173 convicts transported on the John Renwick, 25 April 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||5th August, 1838
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 259 (131)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Judi on 17th November, 2012 wrote:
Prudence died en route on Aug 5 1838 of scurvy. She had an infant son, who was thought to be adopted by Patience Swain, a free woman who was on board with her children, to join her husband. Samuel Swain had been transported for theft in 1833 on board the Mary. The infant was called James.
Convict Changes History
Judi on 17th November, 2012 made the following changes:
Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th November, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 5th August, 1838, gender