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Amy Laura Emily Gardner

b. 12 March 1892, d. 23 September 1952
Amy Laura Emily Jolliffe (nee Gardner), circa 1909

Detailed biography

For a detailed biography of Amy Laura Emily Gardner click here.

Family Surname

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Amy Laura Emily Gardner was born on 12 March 1892 at "Gum Carwell" in Quambone. ||Her birth certificate records the birth at "Mobala Station"1,2,3,4,5


FatherAttwood Charles Gardner (b. 24 December 1862, d. 1 May 1937)
MotherFrances Kemp (b. 7 July 1859, d. 10 May 1943)

Family life

James Jolliffe and Amy Laura Emily Gardner were married on 26 September 1909 at St Paul's Church in Quambone. C of E||"The consent of Attwood Charles Gardner, being the father of the bride, was given in writing to the Marriage." He was a Bachelor Labourer of Cowra; she a Spinster Domestic Servant of Quambone. The groom's father was a Farmer and the bride's father a Labourer1,2

Children with James Jolliffe (b. 1 January 1883, d. 4 January 1969)

DaughterStella Jolliffe+ (b. 1 May 1910)
DaughterMerle Jolliffe+ (b. 16 April 1911, d. 28 June 2014)
DaughterIsobel Jolliffe+ (b. 20 August 1913, d. 3 September 2011)
SonWilfred James Jolliffe+ (b. 22 June 1915, d. about 1992)
SonUnnamed twin son1 Jolliffe (b. about 1917, d. about 1917)
SonUnnamed twin son2 Jolliffe (b. about 1917, d. about 1917)
SonBrian Attwood Jolliffe+ (b. 10 August 1924, d. 20 January 2013)

Residence information

Amy Laura Emily Gardner lived at "Norwick" in Cowra, NSW, Australia, in 1909. Amy's obituary records that they went to live at "Norwick", Cowra after they were married.2


Amy Laura Emily Gardner died on 23 September 1952 at age 60 at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Canowindra.


  1. [S287] Marriage Certificate, James Jolliffe and Amy Laura Emily Gardner, 6 October 1909, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 1909/10996 (183).
  2. [S297] Amy Laura Emily Jolliffe nee Gardner, The Canowindra Star, 2 October 1952, 2nd last column.
  3. [S404] Birth Certificate Vol 1892 No 11323, Amy Laura Emily Gardner, (11 Apr 1892), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  4. [S406] Birth Certificate Vol 1897 No 55 in Coonamble, Georgina Jane Gardner, (6 May 1897), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  5. [S461] Death Certificate, Attwood Charles Gardner, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1937 No 7563.
Last Edited21 August 2018