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John Jennings

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Jennings
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1780
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 31st May, 1864
Age: 84 years

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: Political prisoner
Convicted at: Ireland
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 21st June, 1822
Arrival date: 8th November, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 24 other convicts

References

Primary source: Irish Convicts to New South Wales 1788-1849; NSW Convict Index, 1791-1873.
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Community Contributions

Maggi Shaw on 24th January, 2019 wrote:

National Archives of Ireland (Ref FS 1828 2); Ticket of Leave 28/65 (Ref AO NSW 4/4283 Reel 589)

Maureen Withey on 6th May, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database.
John Jennings, age on arrival, 42, per Mangles (2) 1822, Tried 1822 in Mayo, Life. DOB, 1780, native of Mayo Co. Tailor.

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Colonial Secretary Index.

JENNINGS, John. Per “Mangles”.

1823 Jun 25
To be allowed a passage to Port Macquarie for the service of the hospital (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.579)

1823 Jun 25
On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.62)

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Bounty Immigrants Index.

Bridget Jennings, per Sir Joseph Banks, 7 Oct 1828. Ship arrived from Cork. Children: 1 male over 12; 1 female over 12; 1 male under 12; 2 females under 12.
Source: Familysearch https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-DYN5-1W?cc=1542665&personaUrl=/ark:/61903/1:1:FL23-2NG

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Miscellaneous Immigrants Index 1828-1843.
All by Sir Joseph Banks. Date, 7/10/1828.
Eleanor Jennings, age 15.
Edward Jennings, age 13.
Mary Jennings, age 10.
John Jennings, age 8.
Margaret Jennings, age 6.

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Yesterday evening arrived, from Cork, whence she sailed the 10th of May, the ship Sir Joseph Banks, Captain Frazer, with 129 free women and children, the families of convicts. -Dr. R. Lewis, R. N. Surgeon Superintendent.
Sydney Gazette, 8 Oct 1828.

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John Jennings, per Mangles, 1822, Ticket of Exemption form Govt. Labor, 28/65. To reside with his wife Bridget, free per Sir Joseph Banks.

This was renewed each year until:
John Jennings, per Mangles, 1822, Ticket of Exemption form Govt. Labor, 32/60.  with his wife Bridget, free per Sir Joseph Banks; torn up on his receiving a ticket of leave (no 33/606)

John Jennings, Mangles 1822, Ticket of Leave, 33/606. District, Maitland; Born, Mayo Co; Trade, tailor; Tried, Mayo.

Convict Assignments Index.
John Jennings, Mangles, Residence, Philip Street, Assigned to Joseph Pennington. Tailor Carters Barracks, 6 Dec 1822.
John Jennings, Mangles, Residence, Port Macquarie, Assigned to General Hospital, 25 Jun 1823.

Convict Changes History

Maggi Shaw on 24th January, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convicts to New South Wales 1788-1849; (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Jennings, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1780, date of death: 31st May, 1864, gender: m, occupation, cri

Maureen Withey on 6th May, 2021 made the following changes:

source: Irish Convicts to New South Wales 1788-1849; NSW Convict Index, 1791-1873. (prev. Irish Convicts to New South Wales 1788-1849;)

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