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Jeffrey Joseph Meredith c1884......FRESH EYES NEED

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Deb needs a change

Deb needs a change Report 10 Jun 2008 13:43

I think this must be Jane in 1871. She's given a different birth place.....................AGAIN!


1871 England Census
about Jane Weston
Name: Jane Weston
Age: 53
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818
Relation: Servant
Gender: Female
Where born: Killarney, Kerry, Ireland
Civil Parish: St George The Martyr
Ecclesiastical parish: St John The Evangelist
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability: View Image
Registration district: Holborn
Sub registration district: St George the Martyr
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Household schedule number: 53
Household Members: Name Age
Sarah Hanson 66
William Hanson 69
Mary A Scott 36
Jane Weston 53<<<<widow




Deb:)


Deb needs a change

Deb needs a change Report 10 Jun 2008 14:04

I'm just going to post this because it's so weird. I wonder what the odds are of these 2 surnames coming together.

All of Jane's children had the middle name Howarth and later in life, they became Falconers.

I don't think this family is linked. It's just odd!



1881 England Census
about Jane S. Falconer
Name: Jane S. Falconer
[Jane Falconar]
Age: 58
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: George A.Haworth
Gender: Female
Where born: St Marylebone, Middlesex, England

Civil Parish: Hampstead
County/Island: London
Country: England

Street address: Falcon Lodge Oppidans Rd
Condition as to marriage: Married
Education:

Employment status: View Image

Registration district: Hampstead
Sub registration district: Hampstead
ED, institution, or vessel: 37
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
George A.Haworth Falconer 74<<<<<born Ireland
Jane S. Falconer 58
Mary J.H. Falconer 21
Thurly B. Falconer 20
Elizabeth Purton 25
Annie Stanley 32





Deb:)

FamilyFogey

FamilyFogey Report 10 Jun 2008 19:41

Very odd Deb!

Of course we dont know what Jane Weston's maiden name was - perhaps she was a Haworth?

Perhaps JJ got the idea of fiddling around with his name and age etc from his grandmother!

x

Deb needs a change

Deb needs a change Report 11 Jun 2008 01:45

Hi Sue,

I know that you've spent quite a lot on certs searching for JJ, but I think the only way we're going to move forward now is to see who the parents are on Joseph Aldridge Meredith's birth cert.

I can't find the definitive link between these two families.

What we know is that Jane Weston/Falconer was the grandmother. We know that Manaretta was related to JJ and we know that the Weston/Falconers were linked to the Aldridges.......................but I've run out of ideas.

I've tried every which way to find the link, but these families are simply impossible to trace with certainty.

Whenever I find a marriage ref or the like, I can't find them on a corrosponding census. They change their names, birth places etc..........I'm just chasing my tail now.






Deb:)

 **poshpixiesue**

**poshpixiesue** Report 11 Jun 2008 07:47

Hi debs ordered it last night. sue:)

Deb needs a change

Deb needs a change Report 11 Jun 2008 07:53

Ooohhhhh......................now for the long wait. A week can feel like a year when you're waiting on a cert to arrive!

I'll scream if the father's not named..................it'll be our luck..................lol





Hope you're feeling better after losing your cat (((hugs)))




Deb:)

 **poshpixiesue**

**poshpixiesue** Report 11 Jun 2008 08:05

cant wait wont wait done it express!!! Still struggling bout cat, as have to face my very caring customers this week.sue.x

 **poshpixiesue**

**poshpixiesue** Report 11 Jun 2008 08:07

Be good if we can do it before they get back of hols, dont no if nina taking a look while away!

Deb needs a change

Deb needs a change Report 12 Jun 2008 13:08

Just bringing these back up again for when Sue drops the bombshell!!!!


1881 England Census
about Minnie Meredith
Name: Minnie Meredith
Age: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1857
Relation: Daughter
Mother's Name: Elizabeth
Gender: Female
Where born: Ireland

Civil Parish: Worth
County/Island: Sussex
Country: England

Street address: Black Corner
Education:

Employment status: View Image
Occupation: Traveller (Hawker)

Registration district: East Grinstead
Sub registration district: Worth
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Elizabeth Meredith 63
Henrietta Meredith 4
Minnie Meredith 24





1891 England Census
about Minnie Earl
Name: Minnie Earl
Age: 34
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1857
Relation: Servant
Gender: Female
Where born: Limerick, Ireland

Civil Parish: Weybridge
Ecclesiastical parish: Weybridg
Town: Weybridg
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England

Street address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View Image

Registration district: Chertsey
Sub registration district: Walton
ED, institution, or vessel: 13
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Bessie Baker 17
Annie Hadley David 34
Minnie Earl 34
Emma Irene Ham 25
Lucy Hough 23








Deb:)

 **poshpixiesue**

**poshpixiesue** Report 12 Jun 2008 18:30

Thanks debs, Hi all here we go, joseph aldridge 9-6-1885, mother minnie meredith, No father, so father is aldridge! lived at no1 chewmagna cottages, harris road, croydon...... sue

FamilyFogey

FamilyFogey Report 12 Jun 2008 18:37

Ok Sue

If lets say Joseph Aldridge Meredith's father was an Aldridge, he could be one of the sons of Joseph the solicitor. We know he had at least two - Joseph who was aged 6 months in 1841 but cant see him in 1851 and Charles who was 8 in 1851.

So I think we need to trace those two boys!

x

 **poshpixiesue**

**poshpixiesue** Report 12 Jun 2008 18:40

Yeh debs says jane connected to aldridge.

°o.OOº°‘¨Claire in Wales¨‘°ºOO.o°

°o.OOº°‘¨Claire in Wales¨‘°ºOO.o° Report 12 Jun 2008 19:04

Would it be an idea if Sue set up a new account for the Joseph & anyone that is helping pm her for access?

 **poshpixiesue**

**poshpixiesue** Report 12 Jun 2008 19:09

Hi claire its not my tree though! am helping friends.They on hols at mo.

°o.OOº°‘¨Claire in Wales¨‘°ºOO.o°

°o.OOº°‘¨Claire in Wales¨‘°ºOO.o° Report 12 Jun 2008 19:13

Sue wait & see what Debs & Mrs Tibs think but I thought you could open a new (free) account just for the Merediths. Then if you made notes of where they were when it might help as it's getting to be a long job to trawl through this thread.

FamilyFogey

FamilyFogey Report 12 Jun 2008 19:20

Its a good idea Claire - keep the living people info off but just help to put it all together to see how it all works!

x

 **poshpixiesue**

**poshpixiesue** Report 12 Jun 2008 22:02

Hi mrs tibbs & claire. yep good idea, they back on 20th, im gonna do tree for them, but they been searching for joe for 3 years, they would probably love to go trawling through it together. take a break & let them get started, we cant do everything, need to get back to my own tree. keep in touch tho. its been a great mystery, oh & wen isaid id do there tree, only do first immediate 5. lol. thanks to you all. sue

 **poshpixiesue**

**poshpixiesue** Report 12 Jun 2008 22:10

claire, wouldnt know how to do that:(

Deb needs a change

Deb needs a change Report 13 Jun 2008 03:19

If we look at the age difference between Jane Weston/Falconer, JJ and Frances, it suggests that she was most likely a great/grandmother. It would have simply been easier to write down grandmother though.

I've been following the two Aldridge brothers for the last week because my gut instinct tells me that one of them had an affair with one of Jane Weston/Falconers daughters and the offspring of that affair was JJ's father.

So, here's the brothers.


Joseph appears in the 1841 with his parents. In 51, he was away at boarding school in Sussex and in 61, he's with his brother Charles. Both are unmarried. Joseph is a solicitor and Charles is an architect. The head of the household is Julian Robbins, barrister born Bloomsbury.


1861 England Census
about Joseph Aldridge
Name: Joseph Aldridge
Age: 20
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841
Relation: Visitor
Gender: Male
Where born: Bloomsbury, St George, Middlesex, England

Civil Parish: Teddington
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England

Street address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage: View Image

Registration district: Kingston
Sub registration district: Hampton
ED, institution, or vessel: 9
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 135
Household Members: Name Age
Charles Aldridge 18
Joseph Aldridge 20
Elizabeth Barber 30
George J Robins 1
Julian Robins 25
Maria Robins 21
Mary M Stock 22
William Stoner 24



In 67, Joseph marries Mary Ann Goldsmith.


Name: Joseph Aldridge
Year of Registration: 1867
Quarter of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
District: Wandsworth
County: Greater London, London, Surrey
Volume: 1d
Page: 585

Mary Ann Goldsmith 1867 Jan-Feb-Mar Wandsworth Greater London, London, Surrey


1871 England Census
about Joseph Aldredge
Name: Joseph Aldredge
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary Ann
Gender: Male
Where born: St George; Bloombury, London, England
Civil Parish: St Pancras
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability: View Image
Registration district: Pancras
Sub registration district: Kentish Town
ED, institution, or vessel: 35
Household schedule number: 131
Household Members: Name Age
Charles Aldredge 7 months
Joseph Aldredge 30
Joseph N Aldredge 2
Mary Ann Aldredge 34
Fanny Fuller 17
Stanly B Goldsmith 3
Elizabeth Shedd 22



1881 England Census
about Joseph Aldridge
Name: Joseph Aldridge
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: May Ann
Gender: Male
Where born: London Bloomsbury, London, Middlesex, England

Civil Parish: St Pancras
County/Island: London
Country: England

Street address: 66 Lady Margt Rd
Condition as to marriage: Married
Education:

Employment status: View Image
Occupation: Solicitor

Registration district: Pancras
Sub registration district: Kentish Town
ED, institution, or vessel: 50
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Chas. Aldridge 10
Joseph Aldridge 40
Joseph Arthur Aldridge 12
May Ann Aldridge 44
Adelaide Priest 15
Mary Ann Priest 19



Joseph died before he could have fathered JJ, but I'm not ruling him out as JJ's grandfather.


Name: Joseph Aldridge
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841
Year of Registration: 1883
Quarter of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Age at Death: 42
District: Pancras (1837-1901)
County: London, Middlesex
Volume: 1b
Page: 108






Deb:)

Deb needs a change

Deb needs a change Report 13 Jun 2008 03:50

And now for Charles.

Well, after 1871, he disappears. Not in deaths, not in marriages, not on any census.

So, a bit of a dead end.




Deb:)