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James Jolliffe

b. about 1849, d. 22 June 1936
James Jolliffe, circa 1935

Detailed biography

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Family Surname

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James Jolliffe was baptized on 14 February 1849 in Marston Magna, Somerset, England.1,2 He was born about 1849 in Marston Magna.3,4,5,6


FatherThomas Jolliffe, 2 (b. 28 April 1810, d. 21 November 1867)
MotherElizabeth Curry Shepherd (b. 17 June 1810, d. 26 December 1894)

Family life

James Jolliffe and Margaret Edgar were married in 1872.3,7 He and Susannah Waples were married on 30 December 1878 at St Michael's Church in Wollongong. C of E||He was a widower farmer of Orange; she a spinster farmer's daughter of Mt Kembla.8,6

Children with Margaret Edgar

DaughterAda Elizabeth Jolliffe (b. 1875, d. before 22 June 1936)
DaughterMabel Susan Jolliffe (b. 1876)

Children with Susannah Waples (b. 4 May 1855, d. 30 July 1927)

DaughterMary Jolliffe (b. 1876)
DaughterMabel Susan Jolliffe (b. 1877, d. 1964)
SonAlbert Jolliffe (b. 1878)
SonHerbert George Jolliffe (b. after 1880, d. before 1936)
SonWilliam Alexander Jolliffe+ (b. 1881)
SonJames Jolliffe+ (b. 1 January 1883, d. 4 January 1969)
DaughterEmily Jolliffe+ (b. 1884)
SonArthur Jolliffe (b. 1887, d. 29 January 1952)
SonDavid T Jolliffe (b. 1889, d. before 1936)
DaughterMary Jolliffe+ (b. 1890)
DaughterAmelia Jolliffe+ (b. 1892, d. 3 August 1962)
SonAlbert Jolliffe+ (b. 1894)
DaughterElizabeth Jolliffe (b. 1896, d. 1896)
DaughterEileen R Jolliffe+ (b. 1897)

Working life

  • James Jolliffe was a farmer.6
  • On 22 March 1898 James Jolliffe was a farmer at Goolagong NSW contracted to supply forage to the Police Force.9

Residence information

James Jolliffe lived with Thomas Jolliffe, 2, and Elizabeth Curry Shepherd about 1851 in Marston Magna, Somerset, England. residence number 175


James Jolliffe died on 22 June 1936 at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Canowindra. toxaemia, lobar pneumonia, infct3,6


  1. [S673] Blessed Virgin Mary Marston Magna, Parish Registers Transcript: Marston Magna, Somerset as transcribed by JMF, General Register Office, England, London, Ba 21. Hereinafter cited as PRT: Marston Magna, Somerset by JMF.
  2. [S414] , Baptismal Register, Marston Magna, (Public Record Office, various), 2 Feb 1849.
  3. [S290] Death Certificate, James Jolliffe, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1936 No 143.
  4. [S334] Jolliffe family entry, Tartar, Passenger List, 27 July 1857; in (Kingswood: NSW Government Archives).
  5. [S415] Thomas Jolliffe, 30 March 1851 Census UK, London, Marston Magna, Public Record Office, p4.
  6. [S418] Unknown, editor, Illawarra Pioneers Pre-1900 (PO Box 310 Wollongong NSW 2520: Illawarra Family History Group Inc, 1988). Hereinafter cited as Illawarra Pioneers Pre-1900.
  7. [S418] Unknown, Illawarra Pioneers Pre-1900, Gives date as 1874.
  8. [S354] Marriage Certificate, James Jolliffe and Susan Waples, 30 December 1878, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 1878/5244 (922).
  9. [S835] Forage Contract for Police, Government Gazette, NSW, 22 Mar 1898, p2399.
Last Edited23 September 2018