James Jolliffe

(1774 - 1853)

Personal details


     James was born circa 1774 in Portesham, EnglandG.1,2,3,4 He was baptized on 3 July 1774 in PorteshamG.5,4 He was the son of Thomas J Jolliffe and Mary Thresher.

Family surname

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     He died at age 78 on 20 May 1853 in Marston Magna, EnglandG. The Parish Register burial record spells his name "Jollyffe."3,2

Family life


     He married Anna Baker on 27 January 1800 in Evercreech, EnglandG.6,4

Children of James Jolliffe and Anna Baker

Life event details

Census, occupation and residence information



  1. [S161] Jolliffe houselhold, Census UK, Marston Magna, 30 March 1851, compiled by LDS, Public Record Office.
  2. [S382] Marriage Record Index for Various, Parish of Blessed Virgin Mary, Marston Magna, Somerset, Freereg.org.uk.
  3. [S163] Burial Record for Various, Marston Magna, Public Record Office.
  4. [S109] Oral History provided by Brian Jolliffe (Canowindra) to James Michael Fleming, 17 August 1995. Fleming Family History Archive held by Jim Fleming.
  5. [S387] Baptismal Record for James Jolliffe, PR Portesham, Dorset, General Register Office, England, 3 Jul 1774.
  6. [S386] Parish Registers Index for Jolliffe family members, Various Somerset parishes,1553 - 1912, Somerset, Freereg.org.uk.
  7. [S383] Parish Registers Transcript for Various, Parish of Blessed Virgin Mary Marston Magna, General Register Office, England.
  8. [S160] Baptism Record for various, Marston Magna, Public Record Office, various.
  9. [S385] James Jolliffe houselhold, Census UK, Marston Magna, 6 Jun 1841, compiled by LDS, Public Record Office.
  10. [S81] Jolliffe family, Tartar Passenger List, 27 July 1857.
  11. [S95] Death Certificate for Thomas Jolliffe, 670/1867, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 26 November 1867.
  12. [S164] Illawarra Pioneers Pre-1900 (Illawarra Family History Group Inc, n.p., 1988).


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