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John Jaques (c. 1768–1820)

John Jaques, n.d., from Edward Charles Close - New South Wales Sketchbook: Sea Voyage, Sydney, Illawarra, Newcastle, Morpeth, c.1817-1840

John Jaques, n.d., from Edward Charles Close - New South Wales Sketchbook: Sea Voyage, Sydney, Illawarra, Newcastle, Morpeth, c.1817-1840

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Deied—On Sunday afternoon last, after a short but severe illness of ten days, Mr. John Jaques, of Clarence-street, Sydney. He had filled the situation of County Gaoler for the last three years, with every satisfaction to the Authority under which he had been employed; and rendered himself very much respected by his humanity in that Office. He was interred on Tuesday afternoon, being followed to the grave by a respectable body of numerous friends.

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'Jaques, John (c. 1768–1820)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/jaques-john-29688/text36734, accessed 14 April 2024.

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John Jaques, n.d., from Edward Charles Close - New South Wales Sketchbook: Sea Voyage, Sydney, Illawarra, Newcastle, Morpeth, c.1817-1840

John Jaques, n.d., from Edward Charles Close - New South Wales Sketchbook: Sea Voyage, Sydney, Illawarra, Newcastle, Morpeth, c.1817-1840

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

c. 1768
England

Death

22 October, 1820 (aged ~ 52)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: life