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John MERREDEW

Male 1807 - 1887  (80 years)


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  • Name John MERREDEW 
    Born 1 Feb 1807  Croydon, SRY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Dec 1887  Dorking,SRY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 20 Dec 1887  Municipal Cemetery, Dorking, SRY Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I3183  Merredew
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2015 

    Father Thomas MERREDEW,   b. C1774, Merstham, SRY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1847, Croydon, SRY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hannah DOWSETT,   b. 6 Mar 1780, Croydon, SRY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1853, Broad Green, Croydon, SRY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1801  Bletchingley, SRY Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria STACEY,   b. C1821, Christchurch, HAM Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1861, Parson's Mead,Croydon,SRY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1842  St. Bride, LND Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F1310  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1853 Croydon Directory shows John a gardener at Parson's Mead. His wife Maria is shown as Mrs. Merredew of 'Mead School' for girls.Same 1851 Dir.
      1881 census for Dorking age 74 a gardener for Frances A Squires - she and her sister ran the Mead School in Croydon. So that is why he moved to Dorking!

      In will leaves items to sister Emma Merredew & appointed nephew James Merredew of 17 Wadden New Rd. Croydon printer executor. Address at death 201
      (287) Orchard Rd. Dorking. In 1861 shown living at Parsons Mead with His wife Maria where I think Parson's Mead School must have been.Also 1851 census.
      On marriage shown of full age bac.living at Temple Lane, London. Witness's Henry Smith and Sarah Good.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1857] SRY - PR, Surrey, (Croydon St John the Baptist) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S2007] GRO Index - Deaths, 1887/4 2a 87 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S2008] NBI SRY, National Burial Index CD, (Federation FHS 2ed 2004).
      Buried John Merredew age 81 20 Dec 1887

    4. [S2759] SRY - BT, Surrey, (Bletchingley), 47.

    5. [S2631] GROm 2, GRO Indexes, (London W), 1842/4 2 229.
      St Bride
      27 Nov 1842 John Merredew of full age, bac, labourer, 6 Temple Lane, father Thomas Merredew a labourer & Maria Stacey of full age sp, of Flat Street, father John Stacey a carpenter , wit, Henry Smith & Sarah Good by banns
      have certificate