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Thomas ROLFE
(Abt 1737-)
Mary GIFFEN Or Wiffen
(Abt 1739-)
Elizabeth ROLFE
(1762-1850)
Richard ROLFE
(1782-1825)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Sarah KNIGHT

Richard ROLFE 1 2 3

  • Born: 7 May 1782, Writtle, Essex 3
  • Christened: 24 May 1782, Writtle, Essex 4
  • Marriage: Sarah KNIGHT on 21 Dec 1802 in Writtle, Essex
  • Died: 17 Nov 1825, Writtle, Essex at age 43 5
  • Buried: 27 Nov 1825, Writtle, Essex 6
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On 28 May 1821 he appeared on the census in Writtle, Essex in a household with with 3 males, one aged 5-10, one between 11 & 15 and one aged 31-40, plus 5 females, two under 5, two aged 5-10 and 1 between 31 & 40. 3

On 17 Oct 1874 his son Joseph's marriage certificate said that he had been an agricultural labourer. 7


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Richard married Sarah KNIGHT, daughter of John KNIGHT and Mary WINDLEY, on 21 Dec 1802 in Writtle, Essex. (Sarah KNIGHT was born in 1782 in Writtle, Essex 8 9, christened on 15 Sep 1782 in Writtle, Essex 10 and died in 1850 11.)

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Their witnesses were J. Horslen and R. Grove. John Horslen was Richard's Mother Elizabeth's husband, who had changed his name from Horsnail to Horslen. 4


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Sources


1 "Paul Costin's Gedcom file," compiled by Paul Costin; supplied by Costin.

2 "International Genealogical Index," database, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 9 Mar 2010), British Isles Region, entry for Esther Rolfe, christening 12 Apr 1818, Chelmsford, Essex, England; citing FHL microfilm 0,593,807, item 1-5 (Baptisms, 1759-1837; burials, 1818-1836 Old Chapel (Baddow Lane, Chelmsford, Essex : Independent)), batch no. C067141.

3 Submitted by Trudy Barr and transcribed by Essex Villages, "Writtle 1821 Census," online database, It was EssexVillages.net but this is no longer valid.(accessed 2 Dec 2012), ROLFE Richard, 1, 1 Agr, 3 (b, c, f), 5 (2a, 2b, f).

4 Wendy Hibbitt, Writtle Archives.

5 Helen Vale, E-Mails (Sent to Tony Rolfe in June 2002).

6 FFHS & Associates, National Burial Index for England and Wales - First Edition.

7 England and Wales, marriage certificate for Rolfe Joseph and Harriet Passfield, married 17 Oct 1874; citing 4a/343/52, Dec quarter 1874, Chelmsford registration district; General Register Office, Southport.

8 "International Genealogical Index," database, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 12 Mar 2010), British Isles Region, entry for Sarah Knight, birth 1782, Writtle, Essex, England; (no source information is available).

9 1841 Census of England, Writtle, folio 32, page 12 & 13, Sarah Rolfe; digital images(http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 7 Nov 2012); citing PRO HO 107/326/14.

10 "International Genealogical Index," database, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 12 Mar 2010), British Isles Region, entry for Sarah Knight, christening 15 Sep 1872, Writtle, Essex, England; (no source information is available).

11 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 11 May 2013), entry for Sarah Rolfe, volume 12, page 21, Sep quarter 1850, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.


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