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

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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)

Residence information

About 1851 James Jolliffe lived at in Marston Magna, Somerset, England. residence number162

Working life

  • On 7 October 1816 James Jolliffe was a yeoman in Marston Magna.7,8


James Jolliffe died on 20 May 1853 in Marston Magna. ||The Parish Register burial record spells his name "Jollyffe"9,4


  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] , Bur: Marston Magna Deaths - Jolliffe several, (Public Record Office.)
  4. [S672] Marston Magna, Index: BDM Marston Magna, Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Freereg, Freereg.org.uk, Bu 3. Hereinafter cited as Index: BDM Marston Magna.
  5. [S677] Baptismal Record: Jolliffe, James 1774, Vol PR Portesham, Dorset, (3 Jul 1774), General Register Office, England, London
  6. [S676] , Index: BDM Jolliffe in Somerset, Various Somerset parishes, Freereg, Freereg.org.uk, M 35. Hereinafter cited as Index: BDM Jolliffe in Somerset.
  7. [S414] , Bap: Marston Magna Baptisms - Jolliffe & Shepherd, (Public Record Office, various.)
  8. [S673] , Index: BDM Marston Magna transcribed by JMF, Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary Marston Magna, General Register Office, England, London, Ba 3. Hereinafter cited as Index: BDM Marston Magna transcribed by JMF.
  9. [S417] , Bur: Marston Magna Deaths - Jolliffe several, (Public Record Office), 20 May 1853.
ReferencesCh Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Jolliffe clan
Pedigree Jolliffe
Last Edited21 August 2018