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Richard ROLFE
(1782-1825)
Sarah KNIGHT
(1782-1850)
Edward HILLIARD
(Abt 1792-1855)
Mary Ann
(Abt 1791-Abt 1876)
James ROLPH
(1813-1891)
Ann HILLIARD
(1818-1905)
Mary Ann ROLFE
(1834-1921)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Richard Henry BIRD

Mary Ann ROLFE 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 14 Jan 1834, Writtle, Essex 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • Christened: 19 Jan 1834, Writtle, Essex 9
  • Marriage: Richard Henry BIRD on 2 Oct 1854 in St. Paul's Chapel, Writtle, Essex 1
  • Died: 1921 at age 87 10

bullet   Ancestral File Number: K698-CW.

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On 7 Jun 1841 she appeared on the census near Monks and narrows Farm, Writtle, Essex as a 6-year-old. 3

On 2 Oct 1854 her marriage certificate said that she was a 20-year-old spinster and that she lived in Writtle, Essex. Her father, James Rolfe, was a labourer. 1

On 7 Apr 1861 Mary appeared on the census at 10 Compass Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex as a 27-year-old. 4

On 2 Apr 1871 she appeared on the census at 7 Compass Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex as a 37-year-old. 5

On 3 Apr 1881 Mary appeared on the census at Compass Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex as a 47-year-old. 6

On 5 Apr 1891 she appeared on the census at 10 Compass Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex as a 57-year-old. 7

On 31 Mar 1901 Mary appeared on the census at 10 Compasses Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex as a 67-year-old. 8

On 5 Jun 1905 she was living at 10 Compass Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex when she was named as the informant on her mother Ann Rolph's death certificate. 11

On 2 Apr 1911 she appeared on the census at 10 Compass Row, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex as a 77-year-old widow living with Alfred James Cawley and family. Alfred describes her as his aunt. In 1901, Alfred was living with Mary and her husband Richard Bird also at 10, Compasses Row and was described as Richard's brother-in-law. 12

Her death was registered during the quarter ended Dec 1921 at the Chelmsford registration district, with GRO reference vol 4a, page 643. 10


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Mary married Richard Henry BIRD, son of Henry BIRD and Mary Anne COOK, on 2 Oct 1854 in St. Paul's Chapel, Writtle, Essex.1 (Richard Henry BIRD was born on 19 Jun 1834 in Chelmsford, Essex 4 5 6 7 8 13 14 15, christened on 20 Jun 1834 at the Old Meeting House, Independent or Congregational, Baddow Lane, Chelmsford, Essex 16 and died about 1907 17.)

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Their witnesses were Samuel Rolfe and Susan Morgan. 1

Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Dec 1854 at the Chelmsford registration district, with GRO reference vol 4a, page 245. 18


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1 England and Wales, marriage certificate for Richard Bird and Mary Ann Rolfe, married Oct 2nd 1854; citing 4a/245/70, Dec quarter 1854, Chelmsford registration district; General Register Office, Southport.

2 "International Genealogical Index," database, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 25 Feb 2010), British Isles Region, entry for Charlotte Bird, christening 1855, Chelmsford, Essex, England; citing FHL microfilm 1,396,303 ( Patron ordinance submission sheets, 1969-1991 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Society ), batch no. 8702931, sheet 80.

3 1841 Census of England, Writtle, folio 32, page 12, James Rolfe; digital images(http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 25 Aug 2012); citing PRO HO 107/326/14.

4 1861 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 96, page 20, Richard Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 9/1079.

5 1871 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 114, page 19, Richard Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 10/1662.

6 1881 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 115, page 17, Richard Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 11/1762.

7 1891 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 108, page 21, Richard Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 12/1385.

8 1901 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 118, page 27, Richard H Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 31 Jul 2010); citing PRO RG 13/1671.

9 Wendy Hibbitt, Writtle Archives.

10 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 2 Mar 2013), entry for Mary A. Bird aged 89, volume 4a, page 643, Dec quarter 1921, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

11 England and Wales, death certificate for Ann Rolph, died 3 Jun 1905; citing 4a/277/231, Jun quarter 1905, Chelmsford registration district, Chelmsford sub-district; General Register Office, Southport.

12 1911 Census of England and Wales, 10 Compasses Row Broomfield Road Chelmsford, Alfred James Cawley; digital images(www.findmypast.co.uk/ : accessed 2 Mar 2013); citing RG 78 PN 529, RG 14 PN 10050, registration district (RD) 194 (Chelmsford), sub district (SD) 2 (Chelmsford), enumeration district (ED) 5, schedule number (SN) 210.

13 "International Genealogical Index," database, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 25 Feb 2010), British Isles Region, entry for Richard Henry Bird, birth 19 Jun 1834; citing FHL microfilm 0593807 (RG4 2162) (Baptisms, 1759-1837; burials, 1818-1836 Old Chapel (Baddow Lane, Chelmsford, Essex : Independent)), batch no. C067151.

14 1841 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 8, page 9, Henry Bird; digital images(http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO HO 107/325/9.

15 1851 Census of England, Broomfield, folio 153, page 1, Henry Bird; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO HO 107/1776.

16 "International Genealogical Index," database, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 25 Feb 2010), British Isles Region, entry for Richard Henry Bird, christening 20 Jul 1842, Chelmsford, Essex, England; citing FHL microfilm 0593807 (RG4 2162) (Baptisms, 1759-1837; burials, 1818-1836 Old Chapel (Baddow Lane, Chelmsford, Essex : Independent)), batch no. C067151.

17 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 28 May 2013), entry for Richard Bird aged 73, volume 4a, page 309, Dec quarter 1907, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

18 FreeBMD, "Marriage indices," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 17 Nov 2011), entry for Richard Bird, volume 4a, page 245, Dec quarter 1854, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.


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