Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Griffis - John

John GRIFFITHSAge: 78 years18431921

Name
John GRIFFITHS
Given names
John
Surname
GRIFFITHS
Also known as
John GRIFFIS
Birth calculated 1843
Address: "Facy"
Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

Griffis - Annie Siley and John
Griffis - Annie Siley and John

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Death Certificate - Griffis - John
Death Certificate - Griffis - John

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Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal

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Note: John was 32 years of age at the time of the birth of his son, Dugal, in 1875. The headstone for John is inscribed that he was 78 years of age at the time of his death in 1921. This age at death is also included in his Death Certificate.
Marriage of parentsHenry TATTERSALLRhoda CHAPMANView this family
Type: Religious marriage
April 20, 1844 (Age 15 months)
Address: By J. Jennings Smith, Chaplain Church of England
Citation details: V1844594 29/1844 TATTERSALL HENRY WARMAN RHODA NM
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Marriage Certificate - Tattersall - Henry and Warman - Rhoda
Marriage Certificate - Tattersall - Henry and Warman - Rhoda

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Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: Marriages 1810 - 1851
Note: Witnesses were William Woolars and Mary Chapman.
Note: Permission to marry was granted with Henry on a Ticket of Leave and Rhoda on a Bond.
Marriage of parentsJames GRIFFITHSSarah “Sally” McGILVRAYView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 12, 1844 (Age 23 months)
Address: By William Ross - Minister Saint Ann's Presbyterian Church
Citation details: 19 January 2011.
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

Birth Certificate - Griffiths - Margaret
Birth Certificate - Griffiths - Margaret

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Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James and McGilvray - Sarah
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James and McGilvray - Sarah

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Note: Michael Bruin advises that the year of their marriage was 1944. The birth certificate of their daughter, Margaret, includes the information, that James and Sarah were married on 12 December 1943.
Saint Ann's Prebyterian Church, Paterson
Saint Ann's Prebyterian Church, Paterson

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Birth of a sisterElizabeth GRIFFITHS
calculated 1845 (Age 2 years)

Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

Coote - John and Elizabeth
Coote - John and Elizabeth

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Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Note: The headstone for Elizabeth is inscribed that she was 77 years of age at the time of her death in 1922.
Birth of a brotherJames TATTERSALL
about 1845 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: V18452881 30A/1845 TATTERSAL JAMES HENRY RHODA
Birth of a sisterTabitha TATTERSALL
about 1846 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: V18462646 31A/1846 TATTERSAL TABITHA HENRY RHODA
Birth of a sisterSarah GRIFFITHS
March 27, 1847 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

Citation details: V1847278 49/1847 GRIFFITHS SARAH JAMES SARAH
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Birth of a brotherJohn TATTERSALL
January 22, 1848 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: V18482730 33A/1848 TATTERSALL JOHN HENRY RHODA
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Death of a brotherJohn TATTERSALL
April 14, 1848 (Age 5 years)

Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Birth of a brotherJames GRIFFITHS
June 15, 1848 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: V18481180 49/1848 GRIFFITHS JAMES JAMES SARAH
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Death of a brotherJames GRIFFITHS
September 30, 1848 (Age 5 years)

Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Note: I cannot find any relevant registration in NSW for the death of James.
Birth of a brotherHenry TATTERSALL
January 19, 1849 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: V18492771 34A/1849 TATTERSALL HENRY HENRY RHODA
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Death of a brotherHenry TATTERSALL
June 16, 1849 (Age 6 years)

Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Birth of a brotherCharles TATTERSALL
February 19, 1851 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: V18512792 37A/1851 TATTERSALL CHARLES HENRY RHODA
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 250
Birth of a brotherAlexander GRIFFITHS
June 24, 1851 (Age 8 years)

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 601
Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858."

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14757/1923 GRIFFITHS ALEXANDER 72 YEARS WINGHAM WINGHAM
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Note: The year of Alexander's birth has been calculated on the statement from his death Index entry where …
Birth of a sisterHanna Lilly “Annie” TATTERSALL
October 19, 1852 (Age 9 years)
Citation details: V18522914 38A/1852 TATTERSALL HANNAH C HENRY RHODIA
Baptism Certificate - Tattersall - Hannah Celia
Baptism Certificate - Tattersall - Hannah Celia

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Death Certificate - Griffis - Annie Siley
Death Certificate - Griffis - Annie Siley

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Baptism of a sisterHanna Lilly “Annie” TATTERSALL
December 18, 1852 (Age 9 years)
Address: Morpeth, Hinton, Bolwarra and Clifden, County of Northumberland and Durham.
Baptism Certificate - Tattersall - Hannah Celia
Baptism Certificate - Tattersall - Hannah Celia

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Birth of a brotherJames Alfred GRIFFITHS
July 1, 1853 (Age 10 years)

Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: V1853506 52/1853 GRIFFITHS JAMES JAMES SARAH
Text:

There is also this reference:

V18531346 70/1853 GRIPPIS JAMES JAMES SARAH

Birth of a brotherJames Alfred GRIFFITHS
July 1, 1853 (Age 10 years)

Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: V1853506 52/1853 GRIFFITHS JAMES JAMES SARAH
Text:

There is also this reference:

V18531346 70/1853 GRIPPIS JAMES JAMES SARAH

Birth of a sisterLouisa TATTERSALL
about 1854 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: V18541097 40/1854 TATTERSALL LOUISA HENRY RHODA
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James Alfred and Tattersall - Louisa
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James Alfred and Tattersall - Louisa

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Birth of a sisterMary GRIFFITHS
June 14, 1855 (Age 12 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Baptism Certificate - Griffiths - Mary
Baptism Certificate - Griffiths - Mary

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Baptism of a sisterMary GRIFFITHS
August 19, 1855 (Age 12 years)
Address: Residence of parents
Baptism Certificate - Griffiths - Mary
Baptism Certificate - Griffiths - Mary

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Birth of a sisterMargaret GRIFFITHS
May 6, 1857 (Age 14 years)
Address: Tilimby
Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

Birth Certificate - Griffiths - Margaret
Birth Certificate - Griffiths - Margaret

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Death of a sisterMargaret GRIFFITHS
December 25, 1858 (Age 15 years)
Address: Paterson River
Cause: Drowned
Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"25 Dec 1858. James, wife Sarah and Baby Margaret were drowned in the Paterson River. *Neil Gillies and Henry Tattersall made failed attempt to save them,these two men recovered the bodies. (Tattersall is writers direct x/s grandfather.) The coroner commended Tattersall for his bravery. Alex.McGilvray was witness to Sarah/s burial. Henry Tattersall was the informant on Sarah.s d/c. *Note on H Tatt, He and his wife Rhoda took John and James in and raised them,I have photos of these two in later years These two boys later changed their surname to GRIFFIS."

Publication: Newspaper NSW : 1843 - 1893
Citation details: 1 January 1859, page 3.
Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret
Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret

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Death of a fatherJames GRIFFITHS
December 25, 1858 (Age 15 years) Age: 34?
Address: Paterson River
Cause: Drowned
Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"25 Dec 1858. James, wife Sarah and Baby Margaret were drowned in the Paterson River. *Neil Gillies and Henry Tattersall made failed attempt to save them,these two men recovered the bodies. (Tattersall is writers direct x/s grandfather.) The coroner commended Tattersall for his bravery. Alex.McGilvray was witness to Sarah/s burial. Henry Tattersall was the informant on Sarah.s d/c."

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4962/1858 GRIFFITHS JAMES AGE 36 YEARS DIED PATERSON PATERSON
Publication: Newspaper NSW : 1843 - 1893
Citation details: 1 January 1859, page 3
Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret
Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret

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Note: There is a disparity between the age at death of this James and the age at the time James was convicted and transported to Australia. There is some doubt whether this is the same James.

Tillimby - Griffiths - James and family
Tillimby - Griffiths - James and family

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Death of a motherSarah “Sally” McGILVRAY
December 25, 1858 (Age 15 years)
Address: Paterson River
Cause: Drowned
Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"25 Dec 1858. James, wife Sarah and Baby Margaret were drowned in the Paterson River. *Neil Gillies and Henry Tattersall made failed attempt to save them,these two men recovered the bodies. (Tattersall is writers direct x/s grandfather.) The coroner commended Tattersall for his bravery. Alex.McGilvray was witness to Sarah/s burial. Henry Tattersall was the informant on Sarah.s d/c."

Publication: Newspaper NSW : 1843 - 1893
Citation details: 1 January 1859, page 3.
Death Certificate - Griffiths - Sarah
Death Certificate - Griffiths - Sarah

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Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret
Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret

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Burial of a motherSarah “Sally” McGILVRAY
December 27, 1858 (Age 15 years)
Cemetery: Saint Paul's Church of England
Death Certificate - Griffiths - Sarah
Death Certificate - Griffiths - Sarah

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Citation details: 2 March 2013
Saint Paul's Church of England, Paterson.
Saint Paul's Church of England, Paterson.

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Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret
Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret

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Burial of a fatherJames GRIFFITHS
before January 15, 1859 (Age 16 years)
Cemetery: Saint Paul's Church of England
Citation details: 2 March 2013
Saint Paul's Church of England, Paterson.
Saint Paul's Church of England, Paterson.

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Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret
Memorial Plaque - Griffiths - James, Sarah and Margaret

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Marriage of a siblingGilbert James WELLSTabitha TATTERSALLView this family
about 1863 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: 2651/1863 WELLS GILBERT JAMES TATTERSALL TABITHA PATERSON
Death of a sisterSarah GRIFFITHS
1866 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4710/1866 GRIFFIS SARAH JAMES SARAH MANNING RIVER
Death of a maternal grandfatherAlexander “Sandy” McGILVRAY
April 15, 1867 (Age 24 years)
Address: Rose Field
Citation details: 5632/1867 MCGIBRAY ALEXANDER DONALD MARY MANNING RIVER
Religious marriageHanna Lilly “Annie” TATTERSALLView this family
November 11, 1867 (Age 24 years)
Address: St. Mary's Church of England
Citation details: 2787/1867 GRIFFITHS JOHN TATTERSALL ANNA LILLY PATERSON
Text:

John + Hannah Lilly were married at St. Marys Church of England Allyn River - District of Paterson. Witnesses: James Tattersall & Louisa Tattersall Minister: F W Addams from marriage transcription by Marilyn Rowan

Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly

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Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal

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Marriage of a siblingHanna Lilly “Annie” TATTERSALLView this family
Type: Religious marriage
November 11, 1867 (Age 24 years)
Address: St. Mary's Church of England
Citation details: 2787/1867 GRIFFITHS JOHN TATTERSALL ANNA LILLY PATERSON
Text:

John + Hannah Lilly were married at St. Marys Church of England Allyn River - District of Paterson. Witnesses: James Tattersall & Louisa Tattersall Minister: F W Addams from marriage transcription by Marilyn Rowan

Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly

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Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal

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Occupation
Farmer
1867 (Age 24 years)
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly

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Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald
Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald

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Residence before November 11, 1867 (Age 24 years)
Address: "Eccleston"
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly

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Marriage of a siblingJohn COOTEElizabeth GRIFFITHSView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 11, 1868 (Age 25 years)
Address: Morpeth Church of England
Citation details: 2708/1868 COOTE JOHN GRIFFITHS ELIZABETH MORPETH
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Birth of a son
#1
John GRIFFITHS
October 6, 1868 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: 14623/1868 GRIFFITHS JOHN JOHN ANNA L PATERSON
Birth of a son
#2
Gilbert James GRIFFITHS
August 31, 1870 (Age 27 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: 15263/1870 GRIFFITHS GILBERT JAMES JOHN ANNA PATERSON
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah CAMERON
about 1870 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 1870 C533 Sarah McGilvray Duncan Cameron Sarah McGregor
Marriage of a siblingJames TATTERSALLAnastasia FRANKLINView this family
about 1871 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 2543/1871 TATTERSALL JAMES FRANKLIN ANASTASIA MANNING RIVER
Marriage of a siblingJames Alfred GRIFFITHSLouisa TATTERSALLView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 21, 1872 (Age 29 years)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Citation details: 2592/1872 GRIFFITHS JAMES TATTERSALL LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James Alfred and Tattersall - Louisa
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James Alfred and Tattersall - Louisa

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Marriage of a siblingCharles TATTERSALLPhoebe Ann McKEOUGHView this family
February 21, 1872 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: 2593/1872 TATTERSALL CHARLES MCKEOUGH PHOEBE A MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 841
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 250
Marriage of a siblingJames Alfred GRIFFITHSLouisa TATTERSALLView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 21, 1872 (Age 29 years)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Citation details: 2592/1872 GRIFFITHS JAMES TATTERSALL LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James Alfred and Tattersall - Louisa
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James Alfred and Tattersall - Louisa

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Marriage of a siblingJames Alfred GRIFFITHSLouisa TATTERSALLView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 21, 1872 (Age 29 years)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Citation details: 2592/1872 GRIFFITHS JAMES TATTERSALL LOUISA MANNING RIVER
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James Alfred and Tattersall - Louisa
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - James Alfred and Tattersall - Louisa

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Birth of a son
#3
Alexander Henry GRIFFIS
May 13, 1872 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: 12642/1872 GRIFFIS ALEXANDER HENRY JOHN ANNE LILY MANNING RIVER
Marriage of a siblingAlexander GRIFFITHSElizabeth Jane NORTHAMView this family
May 20, 1872 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 601
Birth of a son
#4
Charles GRIFFIS
September 13, 1873 (Age 30 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: 13456/1873 GRIFFIS CHARLES JOHN ANNIE LILY MANNING RIVER
Citation details: 13456/1873 GRIFFIS CHARLES JOHN ANNIE LILY MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#5
Dugal GRIFFIS
October 8, 1875 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: 6934/1875 GRIFFIS DUGAL JOHN ANNIE L ARMIDALE
Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald
Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald

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Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal

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Citation details: 6934/1875 GRIFFIS DUGAL JOHN ANNIE L ARMIDALE
Occupation
Bushman
October 1875 (Age 32 years)
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal

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Birth of a son
#6
William GRIFFIS
January 12, 1878 (Age 35 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: 7746/1878 GRIFFIS WILLIAM JOHN ANNIE P ARMIDALE
Birth of a son
#7
Henry GRIFFIS
August 29, 1880 (Age 37 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: 17949/1880 GRIFFIS HENRY JOHN ANNIE LILY MANNING RIVER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a son
#8
Walter GRIFFIS
February 14, 1885 (Age 42 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: 22141/1885 GRIFFIS WALTER JOHN ANNIE L TAREE
Citation details: 22141/1885 GRIFFIS WALTER JOHN ANNIE L TAREE
Death of a fatherHenry TATTERSALL
December 30, 1885 (Age 42 years)
Informant: James TATTERSALLson
Cause: Apoplexy
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10294/1886 TATTERSALL HENRY JAMES TABITHA TAREE
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Death Certificate - Tattersall - Henry
Death Certificate - Tattersall - Henry

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Burial of a fatherHenry TATTERSALL
December 31, 1885 (Age 42 years)
Cemetery: Krambach General
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Death Certificate - Tattersall - Henry
Death Certificate - Tattersall - Henry

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Birth of a daughter
#9
Mary J GRIFFIS
June 24, 1890 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: 33728/1890 GRIFFIS MARY J JOHN ANNIE L TAREE
Marriage of a childJohn GRIFFITHSMagdalina BEDNERView this family
about 1897 (Age 54 years)
Citation details: 4198/1897 GRIFFIS JOHN BIDNER MAGDELINE TAREE
Marriage of a childCharles GRIFFISHarriett BIDNERView this family
about 1899 (Age 56 years)
Citation details: 6687/1899 GRIFFIS CHARLES BIDNER HARRIETT TAREE
Birth of a grandson
#1
Herbert William GRIFFIS
about 1900 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: 35743/1900 GRIFFIS HERBERT W GILBERT J ALICE A TAREE
Marriage of a childGilbert James GRIFFITHSAlice Anastacia CHADWICKView this family
about 1900 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: 1490/1900 GRIFFIS GILBERT J CHADWICK ALICE A LISMORE
Birth of a grandson
#2
Cecil Stanley GRIFFIS
about 1901 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: 32801/1901 GRIFFIS CECIL S GILBERT J ALICE A LISMORE
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Annie E M GRIFFIS
about 1902 (Age 59 years)
Citation details: 32783/1902 GRIFFIS ANNIE E M GILBERT J ALICE A LISMORE
Death of a motherRhoda CHAPMAN
April 27, 1904 (Age 61 years)
Informant: James TATTERSALLson
Cause: Senile decay
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7238/1904 TATTERSALL RHODA 85 YRS STROUD STROUD
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Tattersall - Rhoda Warner
Tattersall - Rhoda Warner

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Death Certificate - Tattersall - Rhoda
Death Certificate - Tattersall - Rhoda

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Note: Coroner certified that an inquest was unnecessary.
Burial of a motherRhoda CHAPMAN
April 28, 1904 (Age 61 years)
Address: Roman Catholic portion.
Cemetery: Krambach General
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Death Certificate - Tattersall - Rhoda
Death Certificate - Tattersall - Rhoda

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Tattersall - Rhoda Warner
Tattersall - Rhoda Warner

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Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Myrtle I E GRIFFIS
about 1905 (Age 62 years)
Citation details: 4705/1905 GRIFFIS MYRTLE I E GILBERT J ALICE A LISMORE
Birth of a grandson
#5
Sydney Charles GRIFFIS
about 1907 (Age 64 years)
Citation details: 25514/1907 GRIFFIS SYDNEY C GILBERT J ALICE A LISMORE
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Amy G GRIFFIS
about 1907 (Age 64 years)
Citation details: 40438/1907 GRIFFIS AMY G WALTER EMILY E STROUD
Marriage of a childWalter GRIFFISEmily Ethel TOMSView this family
about 1907 (Age 64 years)
Citation details: 5791/1907 GRIFFIS WALTER TOMS EMILY E STROUD
Birth of a grandson
#7
Clarence Raymond GRIFFIS
about 1909 (Age 66 years)
Citation details: 4935/1909 GRIFFIS CLARENCE R GILBERT J ALICE A LISMORE
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Emily Myrtle GRIFFIS
about 1909 (Age 66 years)
Citation details: 41992/1909 GRIFFIS EMILY M WALTER EMILY S STROUD
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Ida Marjorie GRIFFIS
about 1910 (Age 67 years)
Citation details: GRIFFIS IDA M 43753/1910 HENRY FRANCES G STROUD
Marriage of a childHenry GRIFFISFrances Gertrude MAHERView this family
about 1910 (Age 67 years)
Citation details: 2877/1910 GRIFFIS HENRY MAHER FRANCES G STROUD
Birth of a grandson
#10
Frederick John GRIFFIS
about 1911 (Age 68 years)
Citation details: 5442/1911 GRIFFIS FREDERICK J GILBERT J ALICE A LISMORE
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Flora Bell GRIFFIS
about 1911 (Age 68 years)
Citation details: 45872/1911 GRIFFIS FLORA B WALTER EMILY E STROUD
Birth of a grandson
#12
Percy Ronald GRIFFIS
about 1913 (Age 70 years)
Citation details: 51114/1913 GRIFFIS PERCY R GILBERT J ALICE A LISMORE
Marriage of a childDugal GRIFFISAda Alice Beatrice NEWTONView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 22, 1913 (Age 70 years)
Address: The Union Hall
Citation details: 3782/1914 GRIFFIS DUGALD NEWTON ADA A B STROUD
Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald
Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald

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Griffis - Dugald and Newton - Ada Alice Beatrice - Marriage Certificate
Griffis - Dugald and Newton - Ada Alice Beatrice - Marriage Certificate

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Note: Married by Frank Alfred Woodger, a priest of the Church of England.
Birth of a grandson
#13
Allan George GRIFFIS
after 1913 (Age 70 years)

Source: Emails - JG
Citation details: 1 June 2014
Text:

In part:

"This leave Allan who was born after 1913."

Marriage of a childArthur Henry COXMary J GRIFFISView this family
April 20, 1914 (Age 71 years)
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Citation details: 8946/1914 COX ARTHUR H GRIFFIS MARY J STROUD
Cox - Arthur and Griffis Mary
Cox - Arthur and Griffis Mary

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Birth of a grandson
#14
Glynn Mervin COX
April 10, 1915 (Age 72 years)

Birth of a grandson
#15
Ronald Gilbert COX
June 6, 1916 (Age 73 years)

Death of a grandsonRonald Gilbert COX
June 20, 1916 (Age 73 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#16
Edna Lillian GRIFFIS
June 29, 1916 (Age 73 years)

Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Death of a granddaughterEdna Lillian GRIFFIS
December 26, 1918 (Age 75 years) Age: 30 months
Address: Manning River District Hospital
Cause: appendix operation
Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald
Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald

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Griffis - Edna Lillian
Griffis - Edna Lillian

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Birth of a grandson
#17
Douglas Keith GRIFFIS
May 7, 1921 (Age 78 years)

Publication: Family history records held and maintained by Lyn Jobson
Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald
Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald

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Griffis - Douglas Keith
Griffis - Douglas Keith

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Note: It was noted that Douglas was 32 years of age at the time of his father's death in 1954.
Death July 28, 1921 (Age 78 years)
Informant: Dugal GRIFFISson
Cause of death: Senile debility and later bronchitis
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14712/1921 GRIFFIS JOHN JAMES SARAH STROUD
Griffis - Annie Siley and John
Griffis - Annie Siley and John

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Death Certificate - Griffis - John
Death Certificate - Griffis - John

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Burial July 29, 1921 (1 day after death)
Address: Anglican portion
Cemetery: Krambach General
Death Certificate - Griffis - John
Death Certificate - Griffis - John

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Griffis - Annie Siley and John
Griffis - Annie Siley and John

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Obituary
Manning River Times
August 27, 1921 (30 days after death)
Note: OBITUARY (27.8.1921)
Griffis - John - Obituary
Griffis - John - Obituary

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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 12, 1844Paterson, , New South Wales, Australia
-11 months
himself
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Sarah GRIFFITHS
Birth: March 27, 1847 31 25New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1866Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
15 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
23 months
younger sister
23 months
younger sister
Margaret GRIFFITHS
Birth: May 6, 1857 41 35Paterson River, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 25, 1858Paterson, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with foster parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 20, 1844Paterson, , New South Wales, Australia
-4 months
himself
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
1 year
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Charles TATTERSALL
Birth: February 19, 1851 32 35Upper Mangrove, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 11, 1928Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
20 months
wife
8 months
younger brother
18 months
younger sister
Mother’s family with William MISSINGHAM - View this family
step-father
mother
half-brother
Mother’s family with William WARMAN - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: before 1839England, United Kingdom
-2 years
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
Henry WARMAN
Birth: about 1838 22Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Death: about 1838Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Family with Hanna Lilly “Annie” TATTERSALL - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 11, 1867Allyn River, , New South Wales, Australia
11 months
son
Griffis - JohnJohn GRIFFITHS
Birth: October 6, 1868 25 15Paterson, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 16, 1926Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
son
20 months
son
Griffis - Alexander HenryAlexander Henry GRIFFIS
Birth: May 13, 1872 29 19Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 25, 1945Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
16 months
son
Griffis - CharlesCharles GRIFFIS
Birth: September 13, 1873 30 20Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 15, 1967Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
2 years
son
Griffis - WilliamWilliam GRIFFIS
Birth: January 12, 1878 35 25Armidale, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1937Gloucester, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
Griffis - HenryHenry GRIFFIS
Birth: August 29, 1880 37 27Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 27, 1956Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
5 years
son
5 years
daughter

BirthEmails - Michael Bruin
Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

BirthHeadstone - Griffis - Annie Siley and John
Griffis - Annie Siley and John
Griffis - Annie Siley and John

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BirthDeath Certificate - Griffis - John
Death Certificate - Griffis - John
Death Certificate - Griffis - John

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BirthBirth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal

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MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 2787/1867 GRIFFITHS JOHN TATTERSALL ANNA LILLY PATERSON
Text:

John + Hannah Lilly were married at St. Marys Church of England Allyn River - District of Paterson. Witnesses: James Tattersall & Louisa Tattersall Minister: F W Addams from marriage transcription by Marilyn Rowan

MarriageEmails - Michael Bruin
Citation details: 19 January 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Griffiths, convicted for stealing,7 yrs transport.abt 1840. Native of london.

James Griffiths b.1822,married Sarah McGilvray 12 Dec 1844 Scots Church Paterson.Witness:Alexander McGilvray & Neil Gillies. James and Sarah had Issue: John M. Hannah Tattersall 1867 Elizabeth Sarah James Alfred m Louisa Tattersall Alexander m Elizabeth J Northam 1872 James A Mary Margaret b1857 d.1858"

MarriageMarriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly

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MarriageBirth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal

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OccupationMarriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly

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OccupationDeath Certificate - Griffis - Dougald
Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald
Death Certificate - Griffis - Dougald

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ResidenceMarriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly
Marriage Certificate - Griffiths - John and Tattersall - Anna Lilly

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OccupationBirth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal
Birth Certificate - Griffis - Dugal

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DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14712/1921 GRIFFIS JOHN JAMES SARAH STROUD
DeathHeadstone - Griffis - Annie Siley and John
Griffis - Annie Siley and John
Griffis - Annie Siley and John

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DeathDeath Certificate - Griffis - John
Death Certificate - Griffis - John
Death Certificate - Griffis - John

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BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index
BurialDeath Certificate - Griffis - John
Death Certificate - Griffis - John
Death Certificate - Griffis - John

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