James Morford Tapley1

#15620, (1818-)
FatherThomas Tapley1 (22 Jun 1789-14 Jun 1856)
MotherMary Morford1 (1790-c 1867)
Last Edited18 Jan 2022
James Morford Tapley c.1872
Source: State Library of South Australia https://collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/resource/B+8235/1/18X
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James was born in 1818.2 He was the son of Thomas Tapley and Mary Morford.1

James emigrated from Plymouth on 31 July 1838 on the "Rajasthan."3,4 After a voyage of after a voyage of 3 1/2 months James arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia, on 16 November 1838.3,4

He married Mary Sharpe, on Thursday, 28 September 1854 at South Australia. The wedding certificate was also signed by Richard Edward Tapley.1


1854MarriageSouth Australia1


Mary Sharpe


  1. [S1174] E-mails from Mitchell Westra to Tim Hill, 2020- 9 May 2020, 21:26 - 'Re: Tapley / Clarton family' - attachment.
  2. [S557] Bound for South Australia (http://boundforsouthaustralia.net.au) https://…
  3. [S557] Bound for South Australia (http://boundforsouthaustralia.net.au) http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/fh/passengerlists/…
  4. [S876] The Female Family Heritage - Annie Edith's Family (http://www.louisenordestgaard.com/AnnieEdith'sFamily.html).