Fleeming Jenkin

Standard Name: Jenkin, Fleeming

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
death Henrietta Camilla Jenkin
HCJ died of paralysis and bronchitis,
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
three days after her husband 's death (of which she was not told); her son died only four months later, quite unexpectedly, after a minor operation.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, and Fleeming Jenkin. “Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin”. Papers, Literary, Scientific, &c., edited by Sir Sidney Colvin, J. A. Ewing, Sir Sidney Colvin, and J. A. Ewing, Longmans, Green, 1877, p. 1: xi - clxx.
clii, cliv
Family and Intimate relationships Henrietta Camilla Jenkin
Her mother, Susan née Campbell , of a white Jamaican, originally Scottish, family, was described by Robert Louis Stevenson in his memoir of HCJ 's son as having fierce passions and a truly Highland pride...
Family and Intimate relationships Henrietta Camilla Jenkin
HCJ bore her only child, Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin (who later became distinguished as an electrical and civil engineer), in a government building near Dungeness in Kent.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, and Fleeming Jenkin. “Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin”. Papers, Literary, Scientific, &c., edited by Sir Sidney Colvin, J. A. Ewing, Sir Sidney Colvin, and J. A. Ewing, Longmans, Green, 1877, p. 1: xi - clxx.
xxviii
Residence Henrietta Camilla Jenkin
HCJ and her son moved from southern Scotland to Frankfurt in Germany.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, and Fleeming Jenkin. “Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin”. Papers, Literary, Scientific, &c., edited by Sir Sidney Colvin, J. A. Ewing, Sir Sidney Colvin, and J. A. Ewing, Longmans, Green, 1877, p. 1: xi - clxx.
xxix-xxx
Residence Henrietta Camilla Jenkin
HCJ and her family lived at Genoa in Italy, where they had settled as refugees from the revolution in Paris, and where her son Fleeming became the first Protestant admitted to study at the university.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, and Fleeming Jenkin. “Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin”. Papers, Literary, Scientific, &c., edited by Sir Sidney Colvin, J. A. Ewing, Sir Sidney Colvin, and J. A. Ewing, Longmans, Green, 1877, p. 1: xi - clxx.
xl
Residence Henrietta Camilla Jenkin
HCJ and her family returned from Genoa to Manchester, where her son Fleeming was apprenticed at Fairbairn 's engineering works there.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, and Fleeming Jenkin. “Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin”. Papers, Literary, Scientific, &c., edited by Sir Sidney Colvin, J. A. Ewing, Sir Sidney Colvin, and J. A. Ewing, Longmans, Green, 1877, p. 1: xi - clxx.
xlvii

Timeline

23 February 1848
Fourteen-year-old Fleeming Jenkin (son of the writer Henrietta Camilla Jenkin and a future distinguished scientist), caught up in the February Revolution, noted the number and variety of women among the street mobs.