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Former Member Details

Mr Robert Pitt JENKINS (1814 - 1859)

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Date of Birth: 26/01/1814
Place of Birth: New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 26/10/1859
Place of Death: At sea near Wales
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 22 May 1856 26 Oct 1859 3 years 5 months 5 days First (Quinquennial) Appointments under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 13 May 1856.
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pastoralist. Owned Bombala (also spelt 'Bumballa' or 'Bombolla'), near Marulan. Also held Bangus, squatting run in the Murrumbidgee District. Signed a petition to import coolie labour in 1842.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Robert Jenkins, merchant and landowner, and Jemima Pitt. Married Louisa Adelaide Plunkett on 10 November 1843 in New South Wales. Church of England.
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