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Ann Langdale 1838.

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BBK Report 24 Apr 2012 16:19

I am trying to find any info on Ann after her 2nd marriage to a Samuel Meadows, after 1881 I cannot find her on any census after this date.
She married William Kirby herf 1st marriage 1855. They had 4 children James George William and John, think he died in infancy. Have not to date found a death. Any help would be appreciated. BBK


GlitterBaby Report 24 Apr 2012 16:24

1881 to show location etc

Name: Ann Meadows
Age: 42
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: Samuel Meadows
Gender: Female
Where born: Leicestershire, England

Civil parish: Leicester St Margaret
County/Island: Leicestershire
Country: England

Street Address: No 5 Palmerston St
Condition as to marriage: Married

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Leicester
Sub-registration district: East Leicester
ED, institution, or vessel: 72
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3166
Folio: 78
Page Number: 1
Household Members: Name Age
Samuel Meadows 39
Ann Meadows 42
George H. Kirby 18
Willie Kirby 15

1861 gives her place of birth as Loughborough


Reggie Report 24 Apr 2012 16:31

Have you found any other family members post-1881?


BBK Report 24 Apr 2012 16:45


I know James, William and George all married, but none of the census show anything of Ann living with them. Seems strange I can't find a death. for her. BBK


Catherine Report 24 Apr 2012 16:57

Found Willie:-

1901 England Censusabout Willie Kirby
Name:Willie Kirby
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865
Spouse's Name:Lizzie Kirby
Where born:Porthmouth
Civil parish:Leicester formerly St Margaret
Ecclesiastical parish:St Michael and All Angels
Street Address:

Occupation: Shoe Clicker

Registration district:Leicester
Sub-registration district:North West Leicester
ED, institution, or vessel:27
Household schedule number:225
Page Number:37
Household Members:
Name Age
Willie Kirby 36
Lizzie Kirby 36
Edith Kirby 17
Nelly Kirby 16
William H Kirby 14
Cecil C Kirby 11
Walter E Kirby 6
Lizzie Kirby 4
Doris Kirby 1

and George:-
1901 England Census about George H Kirby
Name:George H Kirby
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
Spouse's Name:Eliza Kirby
Where born:Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Civil parish:South Thurmaston
Ecclesiastical parish:St Michael and All Angels
Street Address:

Occupation: Shoe Rivetter
Registration district:Barrow upon Soar
Sub-registration district:Syston
ED, institution, or vessel:7
Household schedule number: 46
Page Number:9
Household Members:
Name Age
George H Kirby 38
Eliza Kirby 34
Mary Kirby 14
Tom Kirby 6
Jack Kirby 3
George H Kirby 1


GlitterBaby Report 24 Apr 2012 16:58

Have you found a death for Samuel ?

Mike *

Mike * Report 24 Apr 2012 17:09

Was he also known as Silas ?

Marriages Mar 1881 (>99%)

COWELL Frederick Leicester 7a 287
KIRBY Ann - Leicester 7a 287
Meadows Silas - Leicester 7a 287
WADDAMS Emma Smith Leicester 7a 287

Not seeing a birth for Silas Meadows


Catherine Report 24 Apr 2012 17:34

2nd hubbies birth?

Births Jun 1842 (>99%)
Meadows Sam Oakham 15 677
The district Oakham spans the boundaries of the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland


Catherine Report 24 Apr 2012 17:43

maybe she married for a third time??

Marriages Jun 1886 (>99%)
xxxx MEADOWS Ann Leicester 7a 461
Riley James Leicester 7a 461
WESSON Samuel Benjamin Leicester 7a 461
Wood Eliza Leicester 7a 461