1 John PONTIFEX Esq.
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Birth:         11 Feb 1796, London, England
Death:         7 May 1875, England
Occ:           Lawyer
Father:        William PONTIFEX (1766-1851)
Mother:        Mary BAILEY (1767-1837)
In the 1861 census, John and Mary are living with Mary's brother Henry Marshall in Godalming, Kent.  Also living in the household are their children Charles and Julia and two housekeepers.  John and Henry's occupation is listed as Solicitor and Charles as a Barrister.  By 1871 John is a widower and living with six of his daughters, a nurse, housekeeper and cook.
In the 1871 census, John's occupation is listed as Solicitor.  Living at home with John are Mary, Julia, Catherine, Emily, Laura and Jessie.  His wife Mary is deceased.
They are living in Greenwich West, London, England.
Interesting that his 6 daughters were not married and not employed.  They had a nurse, cook, and housemaid living with them.
Spouse:        Mary MARSHALL
Birth:         3 Oct 1804, England
Death:         Nov 1864, England
Father:        Robert Bryant MARSHALL Esq.
Marr:          3 Aug 1825, England
Children:      Mary (1826-1890)
               John
               Julia (1829-1913)
               Charles (1831-1912)
               Marshall (1834-1910)
               Catherine (1836-1913)
               Emily (1837-1913)
               Laura (1839-1928)
               Jessie (1843-1874)
1.1 Mary PONTIFEX
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Birth:         24 Dec 1826, London, England
Death:         Aug 1890, Greenwich, London, England
Working as a FS in Kent in the 1841 census.
1.2 John PONTIFEX
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1.3 Julia PONTIFEX
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Birth:         5 Jun 1829, London, England
Death:         Sep 1913, Steyning, Sussex, England
Never married.
1.4 Sir Charles PONTIFEX
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Birth:         5 Jun 1831, London, England
Death:         27 Jul 1912, England
In the 1851 census, Charles is living as a lodger while attending school at Cambridge St. Mary the Great in Cambridgeshire. 
Sir Charles Pontifex K.C. I. E., MA Cantab. outstanding figure of the family in public life and position and in sport.  After schooling at Dr. Lord's & Kings College he entered Trinity College, Cambridge. University.            
In the 1861 census he is living with his uncle.  He is employed as a Barrister.      Was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple 1854, was Judge of the High Court of Judicature, Bengal (1872-1882 and Legal Adviser to the Secretary of State for India. (1882-1892)
Spouse:        Grace GRIBBEL
Birth:         1851
Death:         1928, Kensington, London, England
Father:        James Cooper COOPER
Marr:          1881, Prescott, Cheltenham, England
1.5 Marshall PONTIFEX
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Birth:         12 Feb 1834, London, England
Death:         13 Sep 1910, Beulah Hill
Occ:           Solicitor
Spouse:        Laura TRANTER
Birth:         1841, England
Death:         1898, England
1.6 Catherine PONTIFEX
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Birth:         15 Apr 1836, London, England
Death:         12 Apr 1913, Steyning, Sussex, England
1.7 Emily PONTIFEX
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Birth:         25 Apr 1837, London, England
Death:         21 Nov 1913, Steyning, Sussex, England
1.8 Laura PONTIFEX
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Birth:         3 May 1839, London, England
Death:         1928, Steyning, Sussex, England
Never married.
1.9 Jessie PONTIFEX
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Birth:         4 Mar 1843, Croom's Hill, Greenwich, England
Death:         7 Jan 1874, Greenwich, London, England
Never married.