Story: Jenkins, William

William Jenkins outside his cottage, Otaki, about 1900

William Jenkins outside his cottage, Otaki, about 1900

In the 1860s William Jenkins and his family lived at both Porirua and Wairarapa, but in 1867 they settled in Otaki where they built the wattle-and-daub cottage pictured.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Field Collection
Reference: 1/2-049538-G

How to cite this page:

Cyril F. Browne. 'Jenkins, William', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990, updated October, 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1j3/jenkins-william (accessed 20 September 2019)