The Irish Merediths

Person Page 68

Alexander MEREDITH1

M, #1676, b. 13 July 1854, d. 24 July 1931

Parents

FatherRichard MEREDITH b. ca. 1807, d. 1855
MotherMary Anne ALEXANDER b. ca. 1827, d. 2 Oct 1891

Biography

Alexander MEREDITH was born on 13 Jul 1854 in Maryborough, Queen's Co., IrelandG. He married Isabella LEE on 14 Apr 1881 in Gympie District, Colony of QueenslandG.2 He died on 24 Jul 1931, at age 77, in Gympie, Queensland, AustraliaG. He was buried on 25 Jul 1931 in Gympie Cemetery, Queensland, Australia.
Alexander immigrated to Australia from London on 20 March 1873 on the "Gloucester," arriving in Maryborough, Queensland on 11 July 1873. He was listed as an 18 year old single male. Sailing on the same ship was Sarah Meredith, also aged 18--there were no other Merediths on board.
At the time of his marriage Alexander was a butcher in Gympie. In 1882 when his son Richard was baptised Alexander was a miner. The Mining Accidents listing held by the Queensland State Government shows Alexander was injured 23 June 1888 in Gympie at the "Ellen Harkins Mine." He suffered a severe cut on the head due the fall on rock - Source 1889/3/538. His cause of death was given as senility and heart failure.
Alexander and Isabella are buried in the Welsh part of the Cemetery. Their headstone reads: "In Loving Memory of our Welsh Ancestors, Alexander & Isabella Meredith."
For further information see the citations below.2,3

Children with Isabella LEE b. 14 Jan 1858, d. 23 Nov 1932

SonRichard William MEREDITH b. 10 Mar 1882, d. 11 Jun 1934
SonJohn Alexander MEREDITH b. 4 Feb 1884, d. 23 Jul 1955
DaughterLillie MEREDITH b. 31 Jan 1888, d. 29 Mar 1978
SonJames Henry MEREDITH b. 28 Apr 1890, d. 11 Jan 1937
SonSamuel MEREDITH b. 22 Jun 1892, d. 17 Sep 1960
SonThomas MEREDITH b. 1 Jan 1895, d. 4 Oct 1955
SonCharles Joseph MEREDITH b. 7 Jun 1898, d. 27 Jun 1966
SonAlbert Edward MEREDITH b. 5 Feb 1901, d. 16 Oct 1955

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
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Citations

  1. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
  2. [S528] Private communication from Trish Meredith
  3. [S529] Private communication from Bill Meredith
Last Edited7 Aug 2017

Isabella LEE1

F, #1677, b. 14 January 1858, d. 23 November 1932

Biography

Isabella LEE was born on 14 Jan 1858 in Ipswich, Queensland, AustraliaG.2 She married Alexander MEREDITH, son of Richard MEREDITH and Mary Anne ALEXANDER, on 14 Apr 1881 in Gympie District, Colony of QueenslandG.3 Isabella LEE died on 23 Nov 1932, at age 74. She was buried on 24 Nov 1932 in Gympie Cemetery, Queensland, Australia.
She was the daughter of Charles Lee and Jan McCullough. Her death was reported in the Brisbane Courier (edition: Monday 28 November 1932) as follows:
“Mrs. Isabella Meredith, widow of the late Mr. Alexander Meredith, passed away on November 23 at the age of 74 years. She was born at Ipswich, and on hearing of gold being found at Gympie the family set out by road for the new field. After the mining industry declined about 20 years ago she went with her husband and family to Tamaree, where they selected some land, and went in for dairy farming. The late Mrs. Meredith's husband predeceased her 16 months ago. She leaves a family of five sons and one daughter. “.
For further information see the citations below.4

Children with Alexander MEREDITH b. 13 Jul 1854, d. 24 Jul 1931

SonRichard William MEREDITH b. 10 Mar 1882, d. 11 Jun 1934
SonJohn Alexander MEREDITH b. 4 Feb 1884, d. 23 Jul 1955
DaughterLillie MEREDITH b. 31 Jan 1888, d. 29 Mar 1978
SonJames Henry MEREDITH b. 28 Apr 1890, d. 11 Jan 1937
SonSamuel MEREDITH b. 22 Jun 1892, d. 17 Sep 1960
SonThomas MEREDITH b. 1 Jan 1895, d. 4 Oct 1955
SonCharles Joseph MEREDITH b. 7 Jun 1898, d. 27 Jun 1966
SonAlbert Edward MEREDITH b. 5 Feb 1901, d. 16 Oct 1955

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
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Citations

  1. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
  2. [S551] Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 [database online]
  3. [S528] Private communication from Trish Meredith
  4. [S530] Private communication from Wendy Nissen
Last Edited7 Aug 2017

Tamar METCALF

F, #1678, b. about 1843

Biography

Tamar METCALF was born ca. 1843 in Ireland. She married John MEREDITH, son of Charles MEREDITH and Jane, on 5 Jan 1879 in Maryborough, Queen's Co., IrelandG.1 Tamar METCALF died in Cappagh, Queen's County, Ireland. She was buried on 25 Oct 1899 in Maryborough, Queen's Co., IrelandG.1
For further information see the citations below.2

Children with John MEREDITH b. ca. 1835, d. 23 Dec 1901

SonCharles MEREDITH b. 6 Nov 1880, d. 5 Feb 1957
DaughterJane Rachel MEREDITH b. 19 Dec 1881, d. 1971
SonGeorge Henry MEREDITH b. 21 Jul 1883, d. 5 Apr 1957

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
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Citations

  1. [S440] Maryborough Parish Register
  2. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited4 Dec 2004

Henrietta GARRETT

F, #1679, b. about 1887

Biography

Henrietta GARRETT was born ca. 1887 in Ireland. She married Charles MEREDITH, son of John MEREDITH and Tamar METCALF, on 5 Aug 1908 in Maryborough, Queen's Co., IrelandG.1 Henrietta GARRETT was buried on 25 Jul 1922 in Maryborough, Queen's Co., IrelandG.1
For further information see the citations below.2

Children with Charles MEREDITH b. 6 Nov 1880, d. 5 Feb 1957

SonGeorge Charles MEREDITH b. 14 Jul 1911
DaughterMary Jane MEREDITH b. 9 May 1914
DaughterMargaret MEREDITH b. 13 Jun 1918

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
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Citations

  1. [S440] Maryborough Parish Register
  2. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited2 Feb 2005

Mary Jane MEREDITH

F, #1680, b. 9 May 1914

Parents

FatherCharles MEREDITH b. 6 Nov 1880, d. 5 Feb 1957
MotherHenrietta GARRETT b. ca. 1887

Biography

Mary Jane MEREDITH was born on 9 May 1914 in Cappagh, Maryborough, Queen's County, Ireland. She was baptised on 28 Jun 1914 in Maryborough, Queen's Co., IrelandG.1
For further information see the citations below.2

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
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Citations

  1. [S440] Maryborough Parish Register
  2. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited4 Dec 2004

Margaret MEREDITH

F, #1681, b. 13 June 1918

Parents

FatherCharles MEREDITH b. 6 Nov 1880, d. 5 Feb 1957
MotherHenrietta GARRETT b. ca. 1887

Biography

Margaret MEREDITH was born on 13 Jun 1918 in Cappagh, Queen's County, Ireland. She was baptised on 10 Aug 1922 in Maryborough, Queen's Co., IrelandG.1
For further information see the citations below.2

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
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Citations

  1. [S440] Maryborough Parish Register
  2. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited4 Dec 2004

Rebecca Maud (‘Ruby’) DEVERELL

F, #1684, b. about 1920, d. 11 October 1966

Parents

FatherWilliam Robert DEVERELL b. 30 Jun 1877, d. 15 Nov 1951
MotherRebecca Maud HUTCHINSON b. 21 Mar 1889, d. 31 Jul 1967

Biography

Rebecca Maud (‘Ruby’) DEVERELL was born ca. 1920.1 She married Richard Neville COX, son of William COX and Elizabeth Caroline WILKINSON, in 1944 in Mountmellick Registration District. Rebecca Maud (‘Ruby’) DEVERELL died on 11 Oct 1966 in Raheen, Church road, Athy.2 She was buried on 13 Oct 1966 in St. Michael’s Cemetery, AthyG.2

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1446] St Michael’s Old, Athy Gravestone Transcriptions, Co Kildare, http://www.from-ireland.net/athy-cemeteries-committee-project/
  2. [S1106] Death announcement: Ruby Cox; The Irish Times ; Oct 12, 1966; pg11, “October 11, 1966, at her residence, Raheen, Church road, Athy, Ruby (nee Deverell), beloved wife of Neville and dear mother of Gregor and Rowland Service in StMichael’s Church at 3 o’ctomorrow (Thursday)Funeral immediately afterwards to StMichael’s Cemetery, Athy House private ‘Peace, perfect peace.’ ”
Last Edited23 Jul 2014

John Wilson BOYD

M, #1687, b. 28 March 1864, d. 9 March 1949

Parents

FatherThomas BOYD b. ca. 1820, d. 1909
MotherEsther Anne WILSON b. ca. 1828, d. 1912

Biography

John Wilson BOYD was born on 28 Mar 1864 in Lisdowney, Co. Kilkenny, IrelandG.1,2 He married Caroline Helena MEREDITH, daughter of Thomas MEREDITH and Rebecca STRONG, on 27 Mar 1889 in St. Alban’s, Armadale, Victoria, AustraliaG, witnesses David Hutchinson, Elizabeth Boyd.2 John Wilson BOYD died on 9 Mar 1949, at age 84, in Coburg, Victoria, AustraliaG.
John Wilson Boyd was described as a warder on his marriage certificate in 1889.2

Children with Caroline Helena MEREDITH b. 9 Feb 1864, d. 17 Jun 1946

DaughterAnnie Esther Elizabeth BOYD b. 12 Mar 1890, d. 31 Jul 1974
SonThomas Meredith BOYD b. 17 Apr 1891, d. 26 Dec 1974
DaughterCaroline Manonia BOYD b. 1 Apr 1893, d. 1976
SonJohn Wilson BOYD b. 18 Feb 1895
DaughterClarice Satchell BOYD b. ca. 1899
DaughterRebecca BOYD b. 4 Oct 1900, d. 4 Oct 1900
SonHerbert George BOYD b. 28 Mar 1905, d. 23 Feb 1906

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
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Citations

  1. [S1325] FamilySearch:https://www.familysearch.org/
  2. [S1431] Marriage certificate: John Wilson Boyd - Caroline Helena Meredith, 27 Mar 1889; Victoria Births, Deaths and Marriages, https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home
Last Edited22 Oct 2012

Annie Esther Elizabeth BOYD

F, #1688, b. 12 March 1890, d. 31 July 1974

Parents

FatherJohn Wilson BOYD b. 28 Mar 1864, d. 9 Mar 1949
MotherCaroline Helena MEREDITH b. 9 Feb 1864, d. 17 Jun 1946

Biography

Annie Esther Elizabeth BOYD was born on 12 Mar 1890 in Ararat, Victoria, AustraliaG. She married Frank MORRIS on 15 Mar 1913 in Moreland, Victoria, AustraliaG.1 She died on 31 Jul 1974, at age 84, in Highett, Victoria, AustraliaG.

Children with Frank MORRIS

SonThomas Francis MORRIS b. 1913, d. 27 Dec 1976
DaughterCaroline Annie MORRIS b. 21 Sep 1914, d. 28 Apr 1991
SonJohn David MORRIS b. 29 Jul 1918, d. 7 May 1982

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1436] Parks of Paradise Beach, Family Tree; http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/8624238/person/6115862544
Last Edited14 Dec 2006

Thomas Meredith BOYD

M, #1689, b. 17 April 1891, d. 26 December 1974

Parents

FatherJohn Wilson BOYD b. 28 Mar 1864, d. 9 Mar 1949
MotherCaroline Helena MEREDITH b. 9 Feb 1864, d. 17 Jun 1946

Biography

Thomas Meredith BOYD was born on 17 Apr 1891. He married Rachel Jane CUTHBERT in 1920 in Victoria, AustraliaG.1 He died on 26 Dec 1974, at age 83, in Heidelberg, Victoria, AustraliaG.2 He was buried in Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery, Coburg, Victoria, AustraliaG.2
Thomas Meredith Boyd was a police constable. He lived at 12 Alice Street, Coburg.3

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S551] Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 [database online]
  2. [S1432] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=96072774
  3. [S1396] New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981. Ancestry.com [database on-line].
Last Edited22 Oct 2012

Caroline Manonia BOYD

F, #1690, b. 1 April 1893, d. 1976

Parents

FatherJohn Wilson BOYD b. 28 Mar 1864, d. 9 Mar 1949
MotherCaroline Helena MEREDITH b. 9 Feb 1864, d. 17 Jun 1946

Biography

Caroline Manonia BOYD was born on 1 Apr 1893. She married Charles GOODALL on 17 Jan 1914 in St. Augustine’s, Moreland, Victoria, AustraliaG.1 She married Stanley Vincent BURGESS on 23 Oct 1920 in St. Augustine’s, Moreland, Victoria, AustraliaG.1 She died in 1976, at age ~83.2
Caroline Manonia Boyd was also known as Nonie.

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1431] Marriage certificate: John Wilson Boyd - Caroline Helena Meredith, 27 Mar 1889; Victoria Births, Deaths and Marriages, https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home
  2. [S551] Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 [database online]
Last Edited22 Oct 2012

John Wilson BOYD

M, #1691, b. 18 February 1895

Parents

FatherJohn Wilson BOYD b. 28 Mar 1864, d. 9 Mar 1949
MotherCaroline Helena MEREDITH b. 9 Feb 1864, d. 17 Jun 1946

Biography

John Wilson BOYD was born on 18 Feb 1895. He married Emma Elizabeth MARSH in 1918 in Victoria, AustraliaG.1

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S551] Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 [database online]
Last Edited14 Dec 2006

Rebecca BOYD

F, #1692, b. 4 October 1900, d. 4 October 1900

Parents

FatherJohn Wilson BOYD b. 28 Mar 1864, d. 9 Mar 1949
MotherCaroline Helena MEREDITH b. 9 Feb 1864, d. 17 Jun 1946

Biography

Rebecca BOYD was born on 4 Oct 1900. She died on 4 Oct 1900, at age 0.

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Last Edited14 Dec 2006

Herbert George BOYD

M, #1693, b. 28 March 1905, d. 23 February 1906

Parents

FatherJohn Wilson BOYD b. 28 Mar 1864, d. 9 Mar 1949
MotherCaroline Helena MEREDITH b. 9 Feb 1864, d. 17 Jun 1946

Biography

Herbert George BOYD was born on 28 Mar 1905. He died on 23 Feb 1906, at age 0.

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Last Edited14 Dec 2006

Stanley Vincent BURGESS1

M, #1694, b. 1893, d. 1980

Biography

Stanley Vincent BURGESS was born in 1893.2 He married Caroline Manonia BOYD, daughter of John Wilson BOYD and Caroline Helena MEREDITH, on 23 Oct 1920 in St. Augustine’s, Moreland, Victoria, AustraliaG.1 Stanley Vincent BURGESS died in 1980, at age ~87.2
Stanley Vincent Burgess was the son of Sydney Burgess and Louisa Parsons.

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
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Citations

  1. [S1431] Marriage certificate: John Wilson Boyd - Caroline Helena Meredith, 27 Mar 1889; Victoria Births, Deaths and Marriages, https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home
  2. [S551] Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 [database online]
Last Edited22 Oct 2012

Thomas THOMPSON

M, #1695, b. 1 June 1878

Parents

FatherAbraham THOMPSON b. ca. 1837, d. 22 Feb 1923
MotherSusanna MEREDITH b. 5 May 1843, d. 19 Jul 1895

Biography

Thomas THOMPSON was born on 1 Jun 1878 in Cappa, Queen’s Co., Ireland.1

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1462] Irish Civil Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths, database: https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/
Last Edited13 Feb 2017

Rebecca Ann THOMPSON

F, #1697, b. 15 February 1875

Parents

FatherAbraham THOMPSON b. ca. 1837, d. 22 Feb 1923
MotherSusanna MEREDITH b. 5 May 1843, d. 19 Jul 1895

Biography

Rebecca Ann THOMPSON was born on 15 Feb 1875 in Cappagh, Queen's County, Ireland.1

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1462] Irish Civil Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths, database: https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/
Last Edited25 Jan 2017

Robert William THOMPSON

M, #1700, b. 12 August 1880

Parents

FatherAbraham THOMPSON b. ca. 1837, d. 22 Feb 1923
MotherSusanna MEREDITH b. 5 May 1843, d. 19 Jul 1895

Biography

Robert William THOMPSON was born on 12 Aug 1880 in Cappagh, Co. Laois, IrelandG.1 He married Anna Elizabeth THOMPSON, daughter of John William THOMPSON and Frances WATSON, on 8 Nov 1939 in St. Peter’s, Mountrath.1

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1462] Irish Civil Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths, database: https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/
Last Edited28 Jan 2017