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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)
Thomas James ROLFE
(1842-1895)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sophia HEARD

2. Martha GROVES

Thomas James ROLFE 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 27 Feb 1842, Writtle, Essex 3 4 5 6 7
  • Christened: 27 Mar 1842, Writtle, Essex 8
  • Marriage (1): Sophia HEARD about 1868 1
  • Marriage (2): Martha GROVES about 1878 2
  • Died: 1895 at age 53 9

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On 30 Mar 1851 Thomas appeared on the census at Highwood, Writtle, Essex as a 9-year-old scholar. 3

On 7 Apr 1861 he appeared on the census at Blackmore Gate Cottage, Writtle, Essex as a 19-year-old agricultural labourer. 4

On 2 Apr 1871 Thomas appeared on the census at Blackmore Road, Writtle, Essex as a 29-year-old farm labourer. 5

On 3 Apr 1881 he appeared on the census at Village Cottages, Blackmore, Essex as a 40-year-old agricultural labourrer. 6

On 5 Apr 1891 Thomas appeared on the census in The Village, Blackmore, Essex as a 49-year-old agricultural labourer. 7

His death was registered during the quarter ended Sep 1895 at the Ongar registration district, with GRO reference vol 4a, page 218. 9


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Thomas married Sophia HEARD, daughter of William HEARD and Sophia CLAY, about 1868.1 (Sophia HEARD was born about 1842 in Writtle, Essex 5 10 and died about 1874 11.)

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Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Dec 1868 at the Chelmsford registration district, with GRO reference vol 4a, page 290. 1


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Thomas next married Martha GROVES about 1878.2 (Martha GROVES was born about 1833 in High Ongar, Essex 6 7 12 13 and died in 1899 14.)

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Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Dec 1878 at the Ongar registration district, with GRO reference Vol 4a, Page 201. 2


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Sources


1 FreeBMD, "Marriage indices," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 1 Mar 2013), entry for Thomas Rolfe and Sophia Heard, volume 4a, page 290, Dec quarter 1868, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

2 FreeBMD, "Marriage indices," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 17 Dec 2012), entry for Thomas Rolfe Martha Raison, volume 4a, page 201, Dec quarter 1878, Ongar district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

3 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.

4 1861 Census of England, Writtle, folio 19, page 7, James Rolph; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 25 Aug 2012); citing PRO RG 9/1080.

5 1871 Census of England, Fryerning, folio 87, page 24, Thomas Rolph; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 1 Sep 2012); citing PRO RG 10/1661.

6 1881 Census of England, Blackmore, folio 141, page 10, Thomas Rolf; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 11/1740.

7 1891 Census of England, Blackmore, folio 122, page 3, Thomas Rolfe; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 12/1365.

8 Wendy Hibbitt, Writtle Archives.

9 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 1 Mar 2013), entry for Thomas Rolph aged 53, volume 4a, page 218, Sep quarter 1895, Ongar district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

10 1851 Census of England, Chelmsford, folio 312, page 21 & 22, William Heard; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 6 Dec 2012); citing PRO HO 107/1775.

11 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 1 Mar 2013), entry for Sophia Rolfe aged 31, volume 4a, page 151, Mar quarter 1874, Chelmsford district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

12 1861 Census of England, Writtle, folio 6, page 7, George Raison; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 9/1080.

13 1871 Census of England, Writtle, folio 23, page 10, Martha Raison; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Nov 2012); citing PRO RG 10/1663.

14 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 13 Apr 2012), entry for Martha Rolfe, volume 4a, page 255, Dec quarter 1899, Ongar district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.


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