Mead family – Generations 00 to 04

 

 

 

 

home:  www.birtwhistle.info

 

 

 

Simeon

c1730-??

Full name:

Simeon

 

 

Born:

c.1730-??

 

 

 

Married:

Martha Dane in Royston, Cambs on 10 Apr 1758

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Royston, Cambs (now Royston, Herts)

 

 

 

Father:

 

 

 

 

Additional:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simeon

1759-1835

Full name:

Simeon

 

 

Born:

1759 in Royston, Cambs

 

 

 

Married:

Anne Foster (c.1775-1833) in Ickleford, Herts on 20 Feb 1806

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Royston, Cambs

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon c.1730-??

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised at Old Meeting House (Independent / Baptist), Royston on 3 Apr 1759.

Died c.1835

 

Re Anne Foster –

·        Born in Hitchen, Hertfordshire;

·        Father – John Foster, born 1748 in Shillington Ampthill; married Ann Ward in Holwell on 11 Oct 1770;

·        Mother – Ann Ward, born c.1751 in Hitchin. Parents of Ann Ward were Joseph Ward (born c.1720) and Elizabeth Hill (born c.1725 in Stevenage) who were married in Hitchen on 31 Dec 1747.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James

1762-??

Full name:

James

 

 

Born:

1762 in Royston, Cambs

 

 

 

Married:

 

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Royston, Cambs

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon c.1730-??

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised at Old Meeting House (Independent / Baptist), Royston in 1762.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah

1765-??

Full name:

Sarah

 

 

Born:

1765 in Royston, Cambs

 

 

 

Married:

 

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Royston, Cambs

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon c.1730-??

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised at Old Meeting House (Independent / Baptist), Royston on 30 Jul  1765.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martha

1769-??

Full name:

Martha

 

 

Born:

1769 in Royston, Cambs

 

 

 

Married:

 

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Royston, Cambs

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon c.1730-??

 

 

 

Additional:

Baptised at Old Meeting House (Independent / Baptist), Royston on 9 May  1769.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simeon

1806-1884

Full name:

Simeon

 

 

Born:

15 Aug 1806 in Royston, Cambs

 

 

 

Married:

Elizabeth ….. (c1806-??)

 

 

back

Occupation:

Carpenter & Joiner

 

 

 

Resident in:

Royston, Cambs; Cow Bridge, Hertford (census 1851, 1861, 1871): Port Vale St., Hertford (census 1881).

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon  1758-1835

 

 

 

Additional:

Denomination – Baptist (ref Tilehouse St., Hitchin records)

Died 31 Mar 1884 at Hertford leaving personal estate valued at £1,987-16s-6d to widow Elizabeth Mead.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ann

1808-1882

Full name:

Ann Foster

 

 

Born:

15 Jan 1808 in Royston, Cambs

 

 

 

Married:

No record of marriage or children.

 

 

back

Occupation:

Recorde as housekeeper to her brother John & his wife Mary (census 1871)

 

 

 

Resident in:

Royston, Cambs; Luton;

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon  1758-1835

 

 

 

Additional:

Denomination – Baptist (ref Tilehouse St., Hitchin records)

Died 1882 (Oct-Dec qtr) in Luton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John

c1810-1889

Full name:

John Foster

 

 

Born:

c.1810 in Royston, Cambs (later Herts)

 

 

 

Married:

Mary Ann Cook (1806-1864) in Barton-le-Clay on 24 Apr 1832

 

 

back

Occupation:

Cooper

 

 

 

Resident in:

Royston; Sharpenhoe Rd., Barton-le-Clay (census 1881).

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon  1758-1835

 

 

 

Additional:

Died 31 Aug 1889 in Barton-le-Clay.

 

Re Mary Ann Cook –

·        Born 1806 in Pulloxhill, Bedfordshire;

·        Father – Bernard Cook, born c.1780; married Elizabeth Abben in Pulloxhill on 17 Oct 1799;

·        Mother – Elizabeth Abben born c.1780.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edward

1814-1892

Full name:

Edward

 

 

Born:

8 Mar 1814 in Royston, Cambs (later Herts)

 

 

 

Married:

Maria Dean (c.1830-??) in Royston,Herts 1872 (Apr-Jun qtr)

 

 

back

Occupation:

Wheelwright (census 1851, 1861, 1871, 1891); Grocer & draper (1881).

 

 

 

Resident in:

Royston; Buntingford; Clophill.

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon  1758-1835

 

 

 

Additional:

Denomination – Baptist (ref Tilehouse St., Hitchin records)

Died 18 Sept 1892 at Benacre St., Birmingham (although recorded as “of Clophill”) – probate London 21 October 1892 to widow Martha Mead for effects value £209-16s-4d.

 

Re Maria Dean –

·        Born Melbourne, Cambs

·        Grocer & Draper (census 1891)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary

1836-??

Full name:

Mary Ann

 

 

Born:

1836 in ?Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Married:

 

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

 

 

 

 

Father:

John 1810-1889

 

 

 

Additional:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martha

1838-??

Full name:

Martha

 

 

Born:

1836 in ?Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Married:

 

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

 

 

 

 

Father:

John 1810-1889

 

 

 

Additional:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simeon

1841-1915

Full name:

Simeon

 

 

Born:

03 Feb 1841 in Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Married:

Sarah Arnold (1842-1917) in Barton-le-Clay

 

 

back

Occupation:

Publican, Coach and Horses, 16 High St., Barton-le Clay.

 

 

 

Resident in:

Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Father:

John 1810-1889

 

 

 

Additional:

Died 26 Oct 1915 in Luton

 

Re: Sarah Arnold

·        Born 1842 in Higham Gobion, nr Luton, Bedfordshire;

·        Died – Jan-Mar 1917 in Luton;

·        Father – James Arnold born 12 Oct 1806 in Shellington Ampthill, Beds. Married Rebecca Palmer in Flitton with Silsoe, Beds on 09 Nov 1831. Died 09 Jul 1861 Higham Gobion, nr Luton, Bedfordshire;

·        Mother – Rebecca Palmer born c1805 in Higham Gobion, nr Luton, Bedfordshire;

·        Paternal Grandparents – James Arnold (born c20 May 1770 in Shillington Ampthill) and Mary Pestill (born 05 Dec 1773 in Cardington, Bedfordshire) who were married in Meppershall, Bedfordshire on 22 June 1793;

·        Great Grandparents include:

o       George Arnold (born c16 Nov 1746 in Shillington Ampthill) and Mary Heartwell (born c30 Sept 1741 in Shillington Ampthill) who were married in Shillington Ampthill on 10 Oct 1765;

o       Thomas Pestill (born c1748) and Mary Lovell (born c1752) who were married in Cardington, Bedfordshire on 22 Aug 1773.

·        Great Great grandparents include:

o       George Arnold (born c1720 in Shillington Ampthill) and Ann Cooper (born c1720) who were married in Shillington Ampthill on 26 Dec 1745;

o       George Heartwell (born 1707) and Mary ………. (born c1707);

o       William Lovell (born c29 Mar 1724) and Mary Hardwick (born c1725) who were married in Gr….. on 05 Jul1747.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eliza

1846-??

Full name:

Eliza

 

 

Born:

1846 in ?Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Married:

 

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

 

 

 

 

Father:

John 1810-1889

 

 

 

Additional:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary

1867-1929

Full name:

Mary Ann

 

 

Born:

1867 in Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Married:

No record of marriage or children

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

 

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon (1841-1915)

 

 

 

Additional:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emma

1869-??

Full name:

Emma Elizabeth

 

 

Born:

1869 in Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Married:

George William Francis (1868-1940) in Luton Apr-Jun 1897

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Barton-le-Clay; Hornsey; Totteridge

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon (1841-1915)

 

 

 

Additional:

Died Mar 1937 in Totteridge, Hertfordshire.

 

Emma and George Francis had 7 children:

·        Gwendoline May Francis, born 1894 in Hornsey, Middlesex

·        Ernest George Francis born 1896 in Hornsey, Middlesex

·        Edith Constance Francis born 1898 in Hornsey, Middlesex

·        William Arnold Francis born 1900 in Hornsey, Middlesex

·        John Edward Francis born 1902 in Totteridge, Hertfordshire

·        Dorothy Ada Francis born 1904 in Totteridge, Hertfordshire

·        Leslie James Francis born 1906 in Totteridge, Hertfordshire

 

Re George William Francis – born 1868 in Gravenhurst, Bedfordshire. Supposedly a policeman from Hertford but in reality a Chauffeur. Died 1940 in Ware, Hertfordshire.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simeon

1870-1936

Full name:

Simeon Edward

 

 

Born:

1870 in Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Married:

Emily Sarah White (1872-1929) in Luton  Oct-Dec 1897

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Barton-le-Clay; Luton

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon (1841-1915)

 

 

 

Additional:

Died 1936 in Luton, Bedfordshire.

 

Re Emily Sarah White – born 1872 in Luton. Died 1929 in Luton.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ada

1875-1930

Full name:

Ada

 

 

Born:

1872 in Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Married:

No record of marriage or children

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon (1841-1915)

 

 

 

Additional:

Died 27 Apr 1930 in Barton-le-Clay. Buried in same plot as younger sister Sarah.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah

1875-1913

Full name:

Sarah Rebecca

 

 

Born:

Apr 1875 in Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Married:

Arthur Bailey (1877-?1936)

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon (1841-1915)

 

 

 

Additional:

Died 08 Feb 1913 in Barton-le-Clay.

 

Sarah and Arthur’s children include:

·        Archie Donald Bailey born 1904 in Streatly;

and, possibly

·        Ronald Arthur Bailey born 1913 in West Ham, died 1986.

 

Re Arthur Bailey – born 1877 in Barton-le-Clay. Died Luton in ?1936.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John

1881-1881

Full name:

John James

 

 

Born:

Mar 1881 in Barton-le-Clay.

 

 

 

Married:

 

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon (1841-1915)

 

 

 

Additional:

No record after 1881 census – assumed to have died in same year (note – younger brother, also named John born 1883).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John

1883-1884

Full name:

John

 

 

Born:

Jan-Mar 1883 in Barton-le-Clay.

 

 

 

Married:

 

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon (1841-1915)

 

 

 

Additional:

Died Jul-Sept 1884 in Barton-le-Clay aged 1 year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James

1885-1954

Full name:

James John Foster

 

 

Born:

21 Oct 1885 in Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Married:

Dorothy Agnes Blissett (1896-1984) at St Andrews Church, Willesden, Middlesex on 04 Sept 1916).

 

 

back

Occupation:

Butcher (to 1904); Royal Artillery (1904-1928); Smallholding farmer (1928 onwards).

 

 

 

Resident in:

Barton-le-Clay; Willesden; Hull; Snitterby; Scunthorpe.

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon (1841-1915)

 

 

 

Additional:

Died 22 Dec 1954 in Ashby, Lincolnshire.

(fuller details – inc military career – to be added)

 

Re Dorothy Agnes Blissett – further details to be added)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beatrice

1888-1949

Full name:

Beatrice Edith

 

 

Born:

Apr-Jun 1888 in Barton-le-Clay

 

 

 

Married:

No record of marriage or children

 

 

back

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

Barton-le-Clay; ??

 

 

 

Father:

Simeon (1841-1915)

 

 

 

Additional:

Died Jan-Mar 1949.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full name:

 

 

 

Born:

 

 

 

 

Married:

 

 

 

 

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

 

 

 

 

Father:

 

 

 

 

Additional:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full name:

 

 

 

Born:

 

 

 

 

Married:

 

 

 

 

Occupation:

 

 

 

 

Resident in:

 

 

 

 

Father:

 

 

 

 

Additional: