Jim's Genie Jottings

A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

Person Page 3,056

William John Flowerdew

b. 1837, d. 11 September 1861

Family surname

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William John Flowerdew was born in 1837 in Great Berkhampsted.1,2


FatherWilliam Flowerdew (b. 3 October 1812, d. 1892)
MotherMartha Branton (b. between 1815 and 1816)

Working life

  • Between 1850 and 1866 William John Flowerdew was a dairyman.1,2


William John Flowerdew was recorded as dead in September 1861 in Fleggburgh, Norfolk, England.3,1,2 He died on 11 September 1861 at age ~24 in Great Yarmouth. ||He is buried in grave D296 Gt Yarmouth Old Cemetry, Kitchener Road4,2


  1. [S263] P.T.R. Palgrave-Moore, editor, Norfolk Pedigrees (70 St Giles Street Norwich: Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society, 1985), page 71. Hereinafter cited as Norfolk Pedigrees.
  2. [S282] "Research Report: Norfolk Pedigrees Part Four", 4 April 2004, Peter Flowerday, to Jim Fleming; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  3. [S259] Arthur Flowerdew, Index of Births, Marriages and Deaths, General Register Office, 1988, 4b 35 Flegg.
  4. [S264] "Descendants of John Flowerday of Beeston St Lawrence, Norfolk", Ruth Flowerdew, to Peter Flowerday; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
Last Edited21 August 2018