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William Jenkins

William Jenkins, one of 200 convicts transported on the Marquis of Wellington, August 1814

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Jenkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Marquis of Wellington
Departure date: August, 1814
Arrival date: 27th January, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 201 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 172
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 18th December, 2019 wrote:

Surrey Assizes
At the Assizes for the county of Surry, held at Kingston, there were seventy-nine prisoners on the calendar, nineteen whom were capitally convicted, and received received sentence of Death: … J. Brown Cunningham, James Standige, and W. Jenkins, for a burglary in the dwelling-house of Lord King, at Ockham, and stealing silver inkstand and a quantity other plate, the property of his Lordship, ...—The whole of these prisoners were Reprieved.
Windsor and Eton Express, 27 March 1814

All three prisoners were transported on the same ship.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 18th December, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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