James Rolfe 1853 - 1942

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Biography

A coachman and the child of William Rolfe (an agricultural labourer) and Maria Tutt, James Rolfe, the first cousin three-times-removed on the father's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Cheriton, Kent, England on 13 Jan 18531,2,3,4, was baptised there at St Martin's Church on 20 Mar 1853 and married Elizabeth Waite (with whom he had 7 children: Emily, Nelly, Frederick, Mary Jane, James, Beatrice and Alfred) in Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, England c. Aug 18785.

During his life, he was living at Horn Street, Cheriton on 7 Apr 18611 and on 2 Apr 18712; at Casement Cottage, Cheriton on 3 Apr 18816; and at Cheriton Court, Cheriton on 5 Apr 18917.

He died on 19 Oct 1942 at 6 Belgrave Road, Dover, Kent, England4.

Parents

  1. William was born in 1821
  2. Maria was born c. 1825

Children

  1. Emily was born in 1879
  2. Nelly was born in 1880
  3. Frederick was born in 1881
  4. Mary Jane was born on 21 Jun 1884
  5. James was born in 1887
  6. Beatrice was born in 1889
  7. Alfred was born in 1891

Media

Dover Express - 23 Oct 1942

Dover Express - 23 Oct 1942

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/d/1942/4/az/000791/049

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/b/1853/1/is/001278/026

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBC/1881/0004958701

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBC/1891/0006020827

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=BMD/M/1878/3/AZ/000225/374

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=r_885431822

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs/cant/b/96414839

Family Tree

Family Tree

Map

Citations

  1. 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 7 and the son of the head of the household)
  2. 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 17 and the son of the head of the household)
  3. England & Wales births 1837-2006 - Findmypast
  4. England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 - Findmypast
  5. England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005 - Findmypast
  6. 1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 27 and the head of the household)
  7. 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 38 and the head of the household)

To be done

1939 UK register information missing

Please send your comments and corrections to Nigel Horne
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