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Private John Olliffe (Olive//Hiffe) (c.1786......1871)

Back To . . .48th Foot .The Northamptonshire Regiment

  • Born : circa 1786
  • Where Born :
  • Baptised:  St Mary & St Leonard at Broomfield 30th March 1788,
  • Occupation : Carpenter / Soldier /sawyer
  • Date Arrived : 30 April 1818
  • Ship Arrived on :  “Minerva” Sydney “Lady Castlereagh” arrived in Hobart on 7 June 1818
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Original Enlistment :  6 January 1812 he joined the West Essex Militia as part of the quota from Foulness
  • Date of 48th Enlistment :discharged into the regular forces on 11 July 1813 1 April 1813 aged 25 years
  • Where Enlisted : Leicester
  • Date of Discharge : 31st March 1820   . Service completed
  • Where Discharged : Hobart  Hobart Town
  • Died : 1871,
  • Where Died / Buried :
  • Parents Names : Daniel Olive and Mary Ford
  • Spouse's Name :  Hannah Gilbert
  • Born :   1790
  • Where Born :Nottinghamshire
  • Date Married : 16th February 1813. 
  • Where Married : Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire)
  • Date Arrived : 30 April 1818
  • Ship Arrived on :  “Minerva” Sydney “Lady Castlereagh”arrived in Hobart on 7 June 1818
  • Died :  1883,
  • Where Died / Buried : Kyneton, about 80 km north-west of Melbourne.
  • Spouse's Parents : Thomas Gilbert, a carpenter, and ??? Tufton
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  • Descendants

    Richard Olive,  Melbourne, Australia

    r.olive@bigpond.net.au

    Area Settled :
     Kyneton
     
    Children :
    John junior, was born in Hobart on 18 March 1819, ie, 9 months and 11 days after their arrival.  Seven more of their children, all born in Tasmania, were to survive to adulthood.  The eight comprised six boys and two girls.
    John
    Robert
    Daniel
    Mary
     

    History & Achievements :

    The Saga of a Broomfield Boy

    John Olive (1786 – 1871)

     
     
     
    Excerpt from Clem Sargant's book THE COLONIAL GARRISON 1818-1824 published 1996
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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