Person Page 3,173

James Jolliffe

b. 1 January 1883, d. 4 January 1969

Person Exhibits

James Jolliffe, circa 1909

Detailed biography

For a detailed biography of James Jolliffe click here.

Family surname

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James Jolliffe was born on 1 January 1883 in Eugowra.1,2


FatherJames Jolliffe (b. about 1849, d. 22 June 1936)
MotherSusannah Waples (b. 4 May 1855, d. 30 July 1927)

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 Labourer1,3

Children with Amy Laura Emily Gardner (b. 12 March 1892, d. 23 September 1952)

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

James Jolliffe lived with Amy Laura Emily Gardner in October 1909 in Cowra, NSW, Australia. Amy's obituary records that they went to live at "Norwick", Cowra after they were married.3

Working life

  • On 31 January 1929 James Jolliffe was a contractor.4


James Jolliffe died on 4 January 1969 at age 86 in Windang.2 He was buried on 6 January 1969 in Canowindra.5


There is a memorial to James Jolliffe at Canowindra Cemetery in Canowindra. Follow this link for information and images of his memorial.


  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. [S298] James Jolliffe, Cowra Guardian, 10 January 1969, Page 3, Col 2.
  3. [S297] Amy Laura Emily Jolliffe nee Gardner, The Canowindra Star, 2 October 1952, 2nd last column.
  4. [S289] Marriage Certificate, Reginald Angus Fleming and Stella Jolliffe, 31 January 1929, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 1929/C235966.
  5. [S298] James Jolliffe, Cowra Guardian, 10 January 1969.
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ContextCarlisle clan
Ch Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Jolliffe clan
Waples clan
Last Edited21 June 2022