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William MeadsAge: 66 years18421909

Name
William Meads
Type
birth name
Given names
William
Surname
Meads
Birth September 9, 1842 28 28
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.579391 Longitude: W0.833163

Address: Wood End
Note: Wycombe vol 3a p386; Got certificate
Baptism October 9, 1842 (Age 30 days)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.553469 Longitude: W0.840693

Death of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Meads
February 1845 (Age 2 years)
Note: Wycombe vol 6 p309 (George Medes)
Burial of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Meads
February 10, 1845 (Age 2 years)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.553469 Longitude: W0.840693

Note: Age: 60
Birth of a sisterFanny Meads
July 31, 1848 (Age 5 years)
Note: Henley on T. vol 16 p78; Actual date from baptism entry
Baptism of a sisterFanny Meads
August 27, 1848 (Age 5 years)
Note: Aug 27. Fanny Meads, b. July 31, d. of George, labourer, and Emma.
Birth of a sisterAnn Meads
June 30, 1850 (Age 7 years)
Note: Henley vol 16 p77 (3rd quarter); Actual date from 1939 register
Baptism of a sisterAnn Meads
July 28, 1850 (Age 7 years)
Note: July 28. Ann Meads, d. of Geaorge, labourer, and Ann. (Transcription error? [not my typo])
Census March 30, 1851 (Age 8 years)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.579391 Longitude: W0.833163

Address: Holly Wicks
Note: Age: 8; Relation to Head of House: Son
Death of a maternal grandmotherMartha Brewer
January 1853 (Age 10 years)
Address: Wallingford Union House
Note: Wallingford vol 2c p241
Burial of a maternal grandmotherMartha Brewer
January 12, 1853 (Age 10 years)
Cholsey, Berkshire, England
Latitude: N51.579089 Longitude: W1.158568

Note: Age: 78; Wallingford Union House
Census April 7, 1861 (Age 18 years)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.579391 Longitude: W0.833163

Address: "Woodend"
Note: Age: 18; Relation to Head of House: Son; Marital Status: Single
Occupation
Farm - labourer
April 7, 1861 (Age 18 years)

Religious marriageFanny BaldwinView this family
December 24, 1866 (Age 24 years)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.553469 Longitude: W0.840693

Occupation
Labourer
December 24, 1866 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Margaret Meads
October 29, 1868 (Age 26 years)
Address: Bockmer End
Note: Henley vol 3a p564; Actual date from baptism entry and confirmed by 1939 register
Baptism of a daughterMargaret Meads
December 6, 1868 (Age 26 years)
Note: Dec. 6. Margaret Meads, b. Oct 29, d. of William, labourer, and Fanny, of Bockmer-end Medmenham.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Florence Edith Meads
April 6, 1870 (Age 27 years)
Address: Bockmer End
Note: Actual date from baptism entry
Baptism of a daughterFlorence Edith Meads
May 22, 1870 (Age 27 years)
Note: May 22 Florence Edith Meads, b. April 6, d. of William, labourer, and Fanny, of Bockmer-end, Medmenham.
Census April 2, 1871 (Age 28 years)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.574058 Longitude: W0.825851

Address: Bockmer End
Note: Age: 28; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital Status: Married
Occupation
Ag Lab
April 2, 1871 (Age 28 years)

Birth of a son
#3
Albert Meads
November 9, 1871 (Age 29 years)
Note: Henley vol 3a p564; Actual date from baptism entry (1939 register gives 19 Nov 1871)
Baptism of a sonAlbert Meads
December 31, 1871 (Age 29 years)
Note: Albert Meads, b.Nov 9, s. of William, labourer, and Fanny, of Rockall-end, Hambleden.
Birth of a son
#4
Walter Meads
April 17, 1873 (Age 30 years)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.552213 Longitude: W0.840118

Note: Henley vol 3a p570; Actual date from birth certificate and confirmed by baptism entry and 1939 register
Baptism of a sonWalter Meads
May 18, 1873 (Age 30 years)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.553469 Longitude: W0.840693

Note: Walter Meads, b. April 17, s. of William, gamekeeper, and Fanny ; by F. T. Wethered, off: min: Vicar of Hurley
Death of a fatherGeorge Meads
August 26, 1873 (Age 30 years)
Note: Henley vol 3a p359; Got certificate - chronic diarrhea
Burial of a fatherGeorge Meads
August 29, 1873 (Age 30 years)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.553469 Longitude: W0.840693

Note: Age: 59
Death of a motherEmma Baldwin
January 5, 1875 (Age 32 years)
Note: Henley vol 3a p488; Liver cancer - got certificate
Burial of a motherEmma Baldwin
January 11, 1875 (Age 32 years)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.553469 Longitude: W0.840693

Death of a paternal grandmotherEsther Gray
February 5, 1875 (Age 32 years)
Note: Age: 83; Henley vol 3a p491
Burial of a paternal grandmotherEsther Gray
February 9, 1875 (Age 32 years)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Latitude: N51.553469 Longitude: W0.840693

Note: Age: 83
Birth of a daughter
#5
Emma Meads
October 1875 (Age 33 years)
Note: Cookham vol 2c p389
Baptism of a daughterEmma Meads
November 7, 1875 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Mary Ann Meads
January 1877 (Age 34 years)
Note: Cookham vol 2c p417
Birth of a son
#7
William Meads
June 1878 (Age 35 years)
Note: Cookham vol 2c p410
Birth of a daughter
#8
Fanny Meads
July 1880 (Age 37 years)
Note: Cookham vol 2c p407
Baptism of a daughterFanny Meads
August 1, 1880 (Age 37 years)
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 38 years)
Binfield, Berkshire, England
Latitude: N51.446943 Longitude: W0.784901

Address: Billings Heath
Note: Age: 38; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital Status: Married
Occupation
Ground Keeper
April 3, 1881 (Age 38 years)

Birth of a son
#9
George Meads
December 1881 (Age 39 years)
Note: Cookham vol 2c p410
Birth of a son
#10
Arthur Meads
March 9, 1883 (Age 40 years)
Note: Cookham vol 2c p409 (2nd quarter); Actual date from 1939 register
Birth of a son
#11
Edwin Meads
October 1884 (Age 42 years)
Note: Cookham vol 2c p421
Birth of a son
#12
Herbert Meads
September 1887 (Age 44 years)
Note: Cookham vol 2c p408
Census April 5, 1891 (Age 48 years)
Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire, England
Latitude: N51.469896 Longitude: W0.788449

Address: Beenham's Heath
Note: Age: 48; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital Status: Married
Occupation
Gamekeeper
April 5, 1891 (Age 48 years)

Death of a daughterFlorence Edith Meads
June 1891 (Age 48 years)
Note: Age: 21; Cookham vol 2c p291
Marriage of a childAlbert MeadsKate Florence PlummerView this family
July 1894 (Age 51 years)
Note: Cookham vol 2c p795
Marriage of a childWalter MeadsLouisa TaggView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 9, 1894 (Age 52 years)
White Waltham, Berkshire, England
Latitude: N51.490133 Longitude: W0.770282

Occupation
Game Keeper
October 9, 1894 (Age 52 years)

Note: (From marriage of son, Walter)
Marriage of a childCharles Thomas Dickinson StrangeMargaret MeadsView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 12, 1897 (Age 55 years)
Note: Reading vol 2c p793
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 58 years)
Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire, England
Latitude: N51.469896 Longitude: W0.788449

Address: Beenhams Heath
Note: Age: 58; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital Status: Married
Occupation
Gamekeeper - Domestic
March 31, 1901 (Age 58 years)

Marriage of a childArthur MeadsLily WingroveView this family
April 1906 (Age 63 years)
Note: Maidenhead vol 2c p905
Death of a daughterMary Ann Meads
January 1907 (Age 64 years)
Note: Age: 30; Maidenhead vol 2c p295
Marriage of a childGeorge MeadsCatherine Mary AttwellView this family
June 1908 (Age 65 years)
Note: Maidenhead vol 2c p915
Marriage of a childWilliam MeadsRosa Annie BrownView this family
January 1909 (Age 66 years)
Note: Maidenhead vol 2c p619
Death August 14, 1909 (Age 66 years)
Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
Latitude: N51.521669 Longitude: W0.723210

Address: King Street
Note: Age: 66; Maidenhead vol 2c p216; Got certificate - Heart disease
Probate September 1, 1909 (18 days after death)
Note: MEADS William of Beenhams Heath Waltham St. Lawrence Berkshire retired gamekeeper died 14 August 1909 at King-street Maidenhead Berkshire Probate Oxford 1 September to Fanny Meads widow. Effects £269 16s.
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 28, 1837Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
9 months
elder brother
18 months
elder brother
Frederick Meads
Birth: December 1839 25 25Buckinghamshire, England
Death: September 1841Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
14 months
elder sister
20 months
himself
6 years
younger sister
23 months
younger sister
Family with Fanny Baldwin - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 24, 1866Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
22 months
daughter
17 months
daughter
Florence Edith Meads
Birth: April 6, 1870 27 25Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Death: June 1891Cookham, Berkshire, England
19 months
son
17 months
son
3 years
daughter
16 months
daughter
Mary Ann Meads
Birth: January 1877 34 32Bisham, Berkshire, England
Death: January 1907Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
18 months
son
2 years
daughter
18 months
son
15 months
son
Arthur Meads
Birth: March 9, 1883 40 38Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire, England
Death: June 12, 1940Rushall, Wiltshire, England
20 months
son
3 years
son

Birth

Wycombe vol 3a p386; Got certificate

Census

Age: 8; Relation to Head of House: Son

Census

Age: 18; Relation to Head of House: Son; Marital Status: Single

Census

Age: 28; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital Status: Married

Census

Age: 38; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital Status: Married

Census

Age: 48; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital Status: Married

Occupation

(From marriage of son, Walter)

Census

Age: 58; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital Status: Married

Death

Age: 66; Maidenhead vol 2c p216; Got certificate - Heart disease

Probate

MEADS William of Beenhams Heath Waltham St. Lawrence Berkshire retired gamekeeper died 14 August 1909 at King-street Maidenhead Berkshire Probate Oxford 1 September to Fanny Meads widow. Effects £269 16s.

Note

Wood End & Holly Wicks - specific locations not easily identified but the map references give the general area - see www.timsilver.me.uk/family_names/meads.html

BirthWilliam Meads birth certificateWilliam Meads birth certificate
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MarriageWilliam Meads and Fanny Baldwin marriage certificateWilliam Meads and Fanny Baldwin marriage certificate
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DeathWilliam Meads death certificateWilliam Meads death certificate
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