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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)
Samuel ROLPH
(1836-1898)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Thirza BIRD

Samuel ROLPH 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 4 Sep 1836, Writtle, Essex 2 3 4 5 6
  • Christened: 4 Sep 1836, All Saints Church, Writtle, Essex 7
  • Marriage: Thirza BIRD on 15 Dec 1860 at the Old Meeting House, Independent or Congregational, Baddow Lane, Chelmsford, Essex 1
  • Died: 15 Jan 1898, Highwood, Writtle, Essex at age 61 8 9

bullet   Cause of his death was Asthma 30 years, Morbus Cordis some years.8

bullet   Ancestral File Number: K698-D3.

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bullet  Medical Notes:

http://www.sedgleymanor.com/diseases/diseases_k-o.html gives the following definition of Morbus Cordis:

"Means no more than heart disease. Probably used by doctors when they didn't know the exact cause of death but were sure it was natural causes." 10

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bullet  Events

On 7 Jun 1841 Samuel appeared on the census near Monks and narrows Farm, Writtle, Essex as a 4-year-old. 11

On 30 Mar 1851 he appeared on the census at Highwood, Writtle, Essex as a 15-year-old agricultural labourer. 2

On 2 Oct 1854 he appeared as a witness to the marriage between his sister Mary Ann and Richard Bird at St. Paul's Chapel, Writtle, Essex. 12

On 7 Apr 1861 Samuel appeared on the census at Highwood, Writtle, Essex as a 24-year-old agricultural labourer. 3

On 24 Jan 1862 George Henry Rolph's birth certificate said he was a husbandman. 13

On 2 Apr 1871 he appeared on the census in Pools Lane, Writtle, Essex as a 34-year-old labourer. 4

On 3 Apr 1881 Samuel appeared on the census at Maple Tree Lane, Fryerning, Essex as a 44-year-old agricultural labourer. 5

On 5 Apr 1891 he appeared on the census at 1 Blackmore Gate, Writtle, Essex as a 54-year-old marine stores dealer. 6

His death was registered during the quarter ended Mar 1898 at the Chelmsford registration district, with GRO reference vol 4a, page 317. 9


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Samuel married Thirza BIRD, daughter of Henry BIRD and Mary Anne COOK, on 15 Dec 1860 at the Old Meeting House, Independent or Congregational, Baddow Lane, Chelmsford, Essex.1 (Thirza BIRD was born on 13 May 1836 in Chelmsford, Essex 3 4 5 6 14 15 16 17 18, christened on 14 Aug 1836 at the Old Meeting House, Independent or Congregational, Baddow Lane, Chelmsford, Essex 19 and died on 15 Aug 1918 at 98 Manor Road, Leyton, Essex 20 21.) The cause of her death was 1. Arterio-Sclerosis. 2. Cardiac Dilalation.8

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Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Dec 1860 at the Chelmsford registration district, with GRO reference Vol 4a, Page 263. 1


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Sources


1 FreeBMD, "Marriage indices," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 16 Dec 2012), entry for Samuel Rolph and Thirza Bird, volume 4a, page 263, Dec quarter 1860, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

2 1851 Census of England, Writtle, folio 59, page 8, James Rolph; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 25 Aug 2012); citing PRO HO 107/1776.

3 1861 Census of England, Writtle, folio 21, page 11, Samuel Rolph; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 9/1080.

4 1871 Census of England, Writtle, folio 21, page 5, Samuel Rolph; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 15 Jun 2010); citing PRO RG 10/1663.

5 1881 Census of England, Fryerning, folio 63, page 8, Samuel Rolph; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 12 Aug 2012); citing PRO RG 11/1761.

6 1891 Census of England, Writtle, folio 19, page 9, Samuel Rolph; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 12/1387.

7 Wendy Hibbitt, Writtle Archives.

8 Death Certificate - Samuel Rolph.

9 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 16 Dec 2012), entry for Samuel Rolph, volume 4a, page 317, Mar quarter 1898, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

10 Sedgeley Manor Web Site (http://www.sedgleymanor.com/diseases/diseases_front_page.html).

11 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.

12 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.

13 Birth Certificate - ROLPH, George Henry.

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

15 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.

16 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.

17 1901 Census of England, writtle, folio 20, page 8, Mrs S. Rolph; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 13/1670.

18 1911 Census of England and Wales, Chelmsford Road Blackmore, Thirza ROLPH; digital images(www.findmypast.co.uk/ : accessed 18 Dec 2009); citing RG 78 PN 529, RG 14 PN 10059, registration district (RD) 194, sub district (SD) 2, enumeration district (ED) 14, schedule number (SN) 122.

19 "International Genealogical Index," database, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 25 Feb 2010), British Isles Region, entry for Thirza Bird, christening 14 Aug 1836, 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.

20 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 16 Dec 2012), entry for Thirza Rolph, volume 4a, page 299, Sep quarter 1918, West Ham district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

21 England and Wales, death certificate for Thirza Rolph, died 15 Aug 1918; citing 4a/299/231, Sep quarter 1918, West Ham registration district, North Leyton sub-district; General Register Office, Southport.


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