Jolliffe Memorial

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Jolliffe Memorial photographed in St. James’ Church, Poole, September 2015

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Near this Place Lies The Body of Peter Jolliff Who in the Late Wars Signalised himself against the French with uncommon Courage And frequently revenged their Insolences towards the English By Captivity or Death.
William the third In justice to the merit of so brave a man Rewarded his Services with a Commission and a medal of Gold
George the first at his Accession to the Throne Gave him the Command of this Town in all Military Affairs. Thus having been distinguished by these two great Kings.
He died in the 72nd Year of his Age On the 12th day of November 1730.
He left several Children William the Youngest Caused this monument to be erected to his Memory on the 9th October 1737.
In memory also of the above mentione’d William Jolliff (an alderman and a Merchant of this town) who died August the 7th 1762 aged 64 years and Elizabeth his wife who died January the 5th 1747/8 aged 45 years: whose bodies lie entombed near this place.

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