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Elizabeth ROLFE
(1762-1850)
John KNIGHT
(1748-)
Mary WINDLEY
(1755-1825)
Richard ROLFE
(1782-1825)
Sarah KNIGHT
(1782-1850)

Jeremiah H. ROLFE
(1808-1880)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sarah KEMP

2. Julia MILLS

Jeremiah H. ROLFE

  • Born: 17 Jan 1808, Writtle, Essex
  • Christened: 17 Jan 1808, Writtle, Essex 3
  • Marriage (1): Sarah KEMP on 21 Sep 1829 in Writtle, Essex 1 2 3
  • Marriage (2): Julia MILLS on 25 Sep 1855 in Melbourne, VIC 4 5
  • Died: 16 Nov 1880, Pioneer Station at age 72 4 6
  • Buried: Mistake Creek Station, Clermont, QLD 4
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On 29 Mar 1838 he emigrated to Australia on the Amelia Thompson. 4

On 28 Nov 1854 he placed an advertisement in the Melbourne Argus offering for sale the Lower Murray Inn, Swan Hill, VIC. 7

In Jan 1855 he acquired the lease of Maidens Punt for the year 1855 at a cost of 200.00 and immediately started renovations at a further cost of 120.00. He also acquired the lease or the Junction Inn at Maiden's Punt, Moama, NSW. 8

On 12 Jan 1855 he placed an advertisement in the Melbourne Argus stating that he had acquired the lease of the punt and had purchased the Junction Inn at Maiden's Punt, Moama, NSW. 9

On 17 Apr 1855 he applied for the renewal for his liquor licence, but the application was postponed by the Deniliquin Licencing Bench at Deniliquin, NSW. 10 11

On 19 Apr 1855 he placed an advertisement in the Melbourne Argus stating that the gangways had now been repaired at Maiden's Punt, Moama, NSW. 12

On 24 Apr 1855 he was granted a liquor licence at the Deniliquin Petty Sessions at Deniliquin, NSW. 13

On 6 Aug 1855 he purchased a suburban allotment of 2A 7R for 7/10/0 at Maiden's Punt, Moama, NSW. 14

On 19 Sep 1855 he was named as defendant in an action to recover monies owed to James Maiden by the Supreme Court of the Colony of Victoria at Melbourne, VIC. 15

In Jan 1856 he ceased operating the Junction Inn and transferred ownership back to James Maiden at Maiden's Punt, Moama, NSW. 16

On 15 May 1856 he announced the start of construction of the punt at Maiden's Punt, Moama, NSW. 17

On 14 Apr 1857 he dissolved his partnership with his sons William, James and Joseph. 18

In 1860 he arrived in the Clermont area and settled at Mistake Creek. 6

In Jul 1866 he and his sons William, James and Joseph, were granted a lease on 56 sq miles of land known as "Recruit" for pastoral purposes. 19

On 11 Jun 1872 he his lease on crown land at Redcourt Valley had been forfeited and was sold at auction. 20

On 22 Apr 1873 he his lease on crown land at Recruit had been forfeited and was sold at auction. 21


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Jeremiah married Sarah KEMP, daughter of William KEMP and Elizabeth, on 21 Sep 1829 in Writtle, Essex.1 2 3 (Sarah KEMP was born in 1803 in Australia and died on 6 Apr 1855 in Swan Hill, VIC 4 22.)

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Their witnesses were W. & E. Rolfe. 3


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Witnesses: W.&E.Rolfe

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Jeremiah next married Julia MILLS, daughter of John MILLS and Ann O'CONNOR, on 25 Sep 1855 in Melbourne, VIC.4 5 (Julia MILLS was born in 1817 in Dublin, died on 4 Feb 1862 in Blue Mountain Peak Station, Belyando River, QLD 23 and was buried in Mistake Creek, QLD.) The cause of her death was Liver Complaint.


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Sources


1 Writtle Register of Marriages 1634-1919.

2 Pallots Marriage Index 1720 - 1837.

3 Wendy Hibbitt, Writtle Archives.

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

5 "Family Notices," The Argus, 27 Sep 1855, p. 4, col. 5; digital images, The Trove, Australia(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/4819399 : accessed 9 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers.

6 "Our History," The Bulletin, 3 Jul 1951, p. 2, col. 4; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/57115791 : accessed 15 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

7 "Properties for Sale," The Argus, 8 May 1855, p. 6, col. 2; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ : accessed 13 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

8 "Domestic Intelligence," The Argus, 7 Feb 1855, p. 6, col. 2; digital images, The Trove Australia(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/4804082 : accessed 15 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and more.

9 "Miscellaneous advertisements," The Argus, 14 Mar 1855, p. 8; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ : accessed 12 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

10 "Murray River District," The Argus, 11 Apr 1855, p. 6, col. 4; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/4806570 : accessed 23 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

11 "District of Swan Hill, Licencing Meeting," The Argus, 27 Apr 1855, p. 5, col. 6-7; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/4807329 : accessed 23 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

12 "Public Notices - Miscellaneous," The Argus, 19 apr 1855, p. 7, col. 6-7; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/4806943 : accessed 12 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

13 "Murray River District," The Argus, 8 May 1855, p. 6; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ : accessed 13 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

14 "Edward River District," The Argus, 22 Aug 1855, p. 5, col. 5; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/12973233 : accessed 12 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

15 "Public Notices," The Argus, 20 sep 1855, p. 7, col. 6; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/4818747 : accessed 15 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

16 "Murray River District," The Argus, 17 Jan 1856, p. 6, col. 3; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/4828485 : accessed 12 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

17 "Public Notices," The Argus, 19 May 1856, p. 7, col. 2; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/4838155 : accessed 15 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

18 "Public Notices," The Argus, 6 May 1857, p. 8, col. 5; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/7149095 : accessed 15 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

19 "Government Notifications - Pastoral Licences," The Queenslander, 4 Aug 1866, p. 6, col. 1; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/20308901 : accessed 13 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

20 "Sale of Forfeited Runs," The Bulletin, 18 Jun 1872, p. 3, col. 2; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/51788828 : accessed 13 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

21 "Sale of Forfeited Runs," The Queenslander, 26 Apr 1873, p. 11, col. 1; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/27275703 : accessed 13 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

22 "Family Notices," The Argus, 10 apr 1855, p. 5; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au : accessed 12 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and more.

23 "Births Marriages and Deaths," The Courier, 17 May 1862, p. 3, col. 7; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/4605756 : accessed 13 Feb 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.


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