Cemetery Residents - J
JEKYLL, Captain John Richmond (1839-88): At the time of his death Jekyll was governor of Boggo Road gaol, a position he was appointed to in October 1885. He had previously served in the Royal Marine Light Infantry, rising to the rank of Captain. After this he worked at the Darlinghurst and Berrima gaols in NSW, and then accompanied a NSW contingent to the Sudanese conflict, returning to Australia in 1885. Jekyll died in January 1888 after a bout of typhoid. Despite the short notice given for his funeral, there were about 30 carriages in the procession to the cemetery.
JENYNS, Ebenezer Randolphus (1865–1958), surgical instrument maker and corset manufacturer (web article)
JENYENS, Sarah Ann (1865–1952), surgical instrument maker and corset manufacturer (web article)
JUSTER, Emily Rebecca (1861-1931). “A large circle of friends in Queensland will regret to learn of the sudden death on Thursday last of Mrs Emily Rebecca Juster, widow of the late Mr William Richard Juster, of Thompson Estate, and who predeceased her 15 months ago. The late Mrs Juster, whose maiden name was Sharpe, was born at Stratford, near Bow, England, in 1861, and, with her husband, arrived in Queensland by the steamship Chybassa, in 1885. At the outbreak of the Great War the late Mrs Juster, with Mesdames Scott Fletcher and John Bale, founded the Stephens Red Cross kitchen, and she continued to be a worker In the Red Cross movement up to the time of her death, being present at a meeting of the society a few days prior to her death.
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