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James Jolliffe

b. about 1774, d. 20 May 1853

Family Surname

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James Jolliffe was born about 1774 in Portesham.1,2,3,4 He was baptized on 3 July 1774 in Portesham, Dorset, England.1,5


FatherThomas J Jolliffe (b. about 1737)
MotherMary Thresher (b. about 1738)

Family life

James Jolliffe and Anna Baker were married on 27 January 1800 in Evercreech.1,6

Children with Anna Baker (b. about 1780, d. before 1841)

SonJohn Jolliffe, 1 (b. 5 July 1801)
DaughterAnne Jolliffe (b. 10 November 1802)
SonJohn Jolliffe, 2 (b. 14 February 1804, d. 14 September 1804)
SonThomas Jolliffe, 1 (b. 28 August 1808)
SonThomas Jolliffe, 2+ (b. 28 April 1810, d. 21 November 1867)
DaughterMary Jolliffe (b. 7 October 1816, d. 10 October 1816)

Working life

  • On 7 October 1816 James Jolliffe was a yeoman in Marston Magna.7,8
  • On 6 June 1841 James Jolliffe was an independent means in Marston Magna.9

Residence information

James Jolliffe lived in Marston Magna, Somerset, England, on 6 June 1841.9 About 1851 James Jolliffe lived at in Marston Magna, Somerset, England. residence number162


James Jolliffe died on 20 May 1853 in Marston Magna. ||The Parish Register burial record spells his name "Jollyffe"10,4


  1. [S362] Interview with Brian Jolliffe (Canowindra), by James Michael Fleming, 17 August 1995. Fleming Family History Archive (Sydney).
  2. [S415] Thomas Jolliffe, 30 March 1851 Census UK, London, Marston Magna, Public Record Office, p4.
  3. [S417] , Burial Register for Marston Magna, (Public Record Office).
  4. [S672] Blessed Virgin Mary, Parish Registers Index: Marston Magna, Somerset as transcribed by Freereg.org.uk, Freereg.org.uk, UK, Bu 3. Hereinafter cited as PRI: Marston Magna, Somerset by Freereg.org.uk.
  5. [S677] Baptismal Record: Jolliffe, James 1774, Vol PR Portesham, Dorset, (3 Jul 1774), General Register Office, England
  6. [S676] Various Somerset parishes, Parish Registers Index: Jolliffe in Somerset as transcribed by Freereg.org.uk, Freereg.org.uk, UK, M 35. Hereinafter cited as PRI: Jolliffe in Somerset by Freereg.org.uk.
  7. [S414] , Baptismal Register, Marston Magna, (Public Record Office, various).
  8. [S673] Blessed Virgin Mary Marston Magna, Parish Registers Transcript: Marston Magna, Somerset as transcribed by JMF, General Register Office, England, London, Ba 3. Hereinafter cited as PRT: Marston Magna, Somerset by JMF.
  9. [S675] James Jolliffe, 6 Jun 1841 Census UK, London, Marston Magna, Public Record Office, p10.
  10. [S417] Burial Register, Marston Magna, 20 May 1853.
Last Edited21 August 2018