- 18 February 1883
Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- 12 March 1956
Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Alternative Names
- Phillips, Jessie (maiden name)
Moving around parts of the Northern Territory while her husband worked in the diamond mines, Jessie Litchfield raised her family and worked as a journalist. She published Far North Memories in 1930. After the death of her husband, she worked as editor of the Northern Territory Times and Government Gazette. In 1955 she became the first woman in the Territory to be appointed a justice of the peace.