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Richard ROLFE
(1782-1825)
Sarah KNIGHT
(1782-1850)
Joseph ROLFE
(1821-1901)
Caroline CHILDS
(Abt 1825-1867)
Ellen ROLFE
(1849-1922)

 

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James George SEELS

Ellen ROLFE 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 4 Feb 1849, Writtle, Essex 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  • Marriage: James George SEELS on 1 Aug 1870 in St. Paul's Chapel, Writtle, Essex 1 2
  • Died: 11 Mar 1922 at age 73 11 12
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Her birth was registered during the quarter ended Mar 1849 at the Chelmsford registration district, with GRO reference vol 12, page 61. 13

On 30 Mar 1851 Ellen appeared on the census at Blackmore Road, Writtle, Essex as a 2-year-old. 3

On 7 Apr 1861 she appeared on the census at Bears Lane, Highwood, Essex as a 12-year-old. 4

On 1 Aug 1870 her marriage certificate said that she was a 20-year-old spinster and that she lived in Writtle, Essex. Her father, Joseph Rolfe, was a labourer. 2

On 2 Apr 1871 Ellen appeared on the census at Oakley Villas, High Street, West Wickham, Kent as a 21-year-old married woman living with her husband, but no children. 5

On 3 Apr 1881 she appeared on the census in Park Hill Lodge, Streatham, Surrey as a 30-year-old. 6

On 15 May 1881 her daughter Gertrude's baptism certificate said she lived in Upper Tooting, Surrey, England. 14

On 5 Apr 1891 Ellen appeared on the census at Hugh Street, Pimlico, London as a 42-year-old. 7

On 31 Mar 1901 she appeared on the census at The Hunter's Inn, Woodley, Hants as a 52-year-old. 8

On 2 Apr 1911 Ellen appeared on the census at The Alma Inn, Upham, Hants as a 62-year-old who had been married 41 years with 9 children, 7 of whom were still living. She was recorded as having been paralysed for 12 years. 9

Her death was registered during the quarter ended Mar 1922 at the Droxford registration district, with GRO reference vol 2c, page 210. 11

On 21 Jul 1922 her estate was probated at the London registry to Elizabeth Amelia Spanswick, wife of Thomas William Spanswick. Effects 209 6s 1d. At the time of her death she was living at The Alma Inn, Upham, Hants. 12


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Ellen married James George SEELS, son of Thomas SEELS and Unknown, on 1 Aug 1870 in St. Paul's Chapel, Writtle, Essex.1 2 (James George SEELS was born about 1846 in Beckenham, Kent 5 6 7 8 9.)

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Their witnesses were Mary Day and Joseph Day. 2

Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Sep 1870 at the Chelmsford registration district, with GRO reference vol 4a, page 249. 1


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1 FreeBMD, "Marriage indices," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 29 Oct 2012), entry for James George Seels and Ellen Rolfe, volume 4a, page 249, Sep quarter 1870, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

2 England and Wales, marriage certificate for James George Seels and Ellen Rolfe, married 1 Aug 1870; citing 4a/249/141, Sep quarter 1870, Chelmsford registration district; General Register Office, Southport.

3 1851 Census of England, Writtle, folio 64, page 18, Joseph Rolph; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 2 Dec 2012); citing PRO HO 107/1776.

4 1861 Census of England, Writtle, folio 24, page 17, Joseph Rolfe; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 2 Dec 2012); citing PRO RG 9/1080.

5 1871 Census of England, West Wickham, folio 112, page 19, James Seels; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 29 Oct 2012); citing PRO RG 10/875.

6 1881 Census of England, Streatham, folio 16, page 25, James G. Sells; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 Oct 2012); citing PRO RG 11/664.

7 1891 Census of England, St. George Hanover Square, folio 66, page 11, Jas. G. Seels; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 Oct 2012); citing PRO RG 12/73.

8 1901 Census of England, Woodley, hants, folio 10, page 11, James G. Seels; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 Oct 2012); citing PRO RG 13/1076.

9 1911 Census of England and Wales, The Alma Inn Upham, James George Seels; digital images(www.findmypast.co.uk/ : accessed 30 Oct 2012); citing RG 78 PN 286, RG 14 PN 6149, registration district (RD) 104 (Droxford), sub district (SD) 1 (Bishops waltham), enumeration district (ED) 5, schedule number (SN) 85.

10 England and Wales, birth certificate for Ellen Rolfe, born 4 Feb 1849; citing 12/61/78, Mar quarter 1849, Chelmsford registration district; General Register Office, Southport.

11 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 30 Oct 2012), entry for Ellen Seels, volume 2c, page 210, Mar quarter 1922, Droxford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

12 England and wales, Ellen Seels, 1922, page 220; digital images, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 Oct 2012).

13 database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 29 Oct 2012), entry for Ellen Rolfe, volume 12, page 61, mar quarter 1849, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

14 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, "Baptisms solemnized in the parish of Holy Trinity, Upper Tooting in the county of Surrey in the year 1881," Gerturde Eva Seels, baptism, page 118, entry 941; digital images, Ancestry, as partner to the London Metropolitan Archives(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 Oct 2012).


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