John Jenkins (1754–1792)

JOHN JENKINS was a convict who was tried and convicted at the Old Bailey, London and sentenced to seven years transportation on 8 June 1791. JENKINS arrived per Pitt (1792) on 14 February 1792 and lasted just over month in the colony. He was buried in an unmarked grave at St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 21 March 1792.

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location unknown, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Trial Records

  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online (, version 8.0), 8 June 1791, trial of JOHN JENKINS (t17910608-19).


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# Convict

# Trial Place: Old Bailey

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Pitt (1792)

# Burial year: 1792

# Grave: unmarked

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