|Date of birth||4 October 1879|
|Date of death||23 December 1927(aged 48)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1910.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Ernest 'Ern' Jenkins (4 October 1879 – 23 December 1927) was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Fitzroy Football Club, coach of the Richmond Football Club and an umpire in the Victorian Football League (VFL). Jenkins was uncle of Fitzroy player Horrie Dawson.
He was senior coach of the Richmond Football Club in 1913.
Jenkins later joined the VFL as a goal umpire making his debut in VFL senior football in 1920. By the time he retired in 1927 Jenkins had umpired 132 senior matches, including five grand finals.
- Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996
- Donald, Chris (2002). Fitzroy: For The Love Of The Jumper. Pan Macmillan Australia. ISBN 978-1-877029-18-9.
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