The Irish Merediths

Meredith families who settled in Ireland and their descendants

Person Page 85

Samuel WILKINSON1

M, #2101, b. 24 January 1866, d. 14 March 1957

Parents

FatherEdward WILKINSON b. ca. 1822, d. 1 May 1882
MotherEliza MEREDITH b. ca. 1831, d. 29 Oct 1916

Biography

Samuel WILKINSON was born on 24 Jan 1866 in Ballylinan, Co. Laois, IrelandG.1 He and Esther Elizabeth MEREDITH were married on 18 Mar 1903 in Methodist Church, Maryborough, Ireland.2,3 He died on 14 Mar 1957, at age 91, in Dublin hospitalG.4 He was buried on 16 Mar 1957 in CoolbanagherG.4
Samuel Wilkinson was the second son of Edward Wilkinson of Crannagh. He was living at The Oak, Mountmellick at the time of his marriage in 1903. The house was associated with the holding of 92 acres and house at Omoresforest, marked as Plot #45 in the Cancelled Land Books of the Valuation Office; these show the tenancy changing from Thomas Meredith to Samuel Meredith in 1877, to Samuel Wilkinson in 1914, and then to Michael Corcoran in 1957. (Thomas Meredith was the grandfather and Samuel Meredith the uncle of Esther Elizabeth Meredith, Samuel Wilkinson’s wife). His last address was 16 Glenomena Grove, Stillorgan Road, Co. Dublin.3,2,4

Children with Esther Elizabeth MEREDITH b. 19 Mar 1876, d. 11 Sep 1961

SonEdward Albert WILKINSON b. ca. 1905, d. 6 Mar 1976
SonWilliam George French WILKINSON b. 28 Oct 1915, d. 1995

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Ancestral line:Eliza MEREDITHD, SamuelC, ThomasB, Early Clonenagh MEREDITHSA
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart (#1)
Clonenagh box chart (#2)
Clonenagh indented chart (#1)
Clonenagh indented chart (#2)
Clonenagh indented chart (#3)
Wilkinson box chart (#1)
Wilkinson box chart (#2)
Wilkinson indented chart (#1)
Wilkinson indented chart (#2)
Wilkinson indented chart (#3)
Interactive Pedigree

Citations

  1. [S69] IGI - International Genealogical Index; https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi
  2. [S1114] Marriage certificate of Joseph Mathers and Rebecca Meredith, 30 April 1895, Coolbanagher Church, Queen’s County, Ireland; copy in posession of author
  3. [S1130] Marriage announcement: Wilkinson and Meredith, The Irish Times; Mar 21, 1903; pg1, “March 18, at the Methodist Church, Maryborough, by the RevWCoade, Samuel, second son of the late Edward Wilkinson, Esq., of Crannagh, Stradbally, to Esther Elizabeth (Hettie), eldest daughter of the late WMeredith, Esq., Cappagh, Maryborough.”
  4. [S1129] Death announcement: Samuel Wilkinson, Irish Independent, Mar 15, 1957, p.1
Last Edited15 Dec 2009

Edward WILKINSON

M, #2102, b. about 1822, d. 1 May 1882

Parents

FatherJohn WILKINSON b. ca. 1788, d. 1857
MotherAnne LUTTRELL b. ca. 1793, d. Oct 1859

Biography

Edward WILKINSON was born ca. 1822. He and Eliza MEREDITH were married on 20 Nov 1854 in Stradbally Church.1 He died on 1 May 1882 in Monaseribban, Ireland.2 He was buried in St John’s Church of Ireland, Coolbanagher.3
Edward Wilkinson was a Farmer, and the son of John Wilkinson. He was living at Clonenagh at the time of his marriage in 1854 and at Ballyadams at the time of his death in 1882.4

Children with Eliza MEREDITH b. ca. 1831, d. 29 Oct 1916

DaughterAnne WILKINSON b. ca. 1855, d. 8 Dec 1928
SonJohn WILKINSON b. ca. 1857, d. 23 Dec 1948
DaughterElizabeth WILKINSON b. 1859, d. 5 Jun 1932
DaughterMatilda WILKINSON b. ca. 1861, d. 8 Mar 1952
DaughterCaroline WILKINSON b. ca. 1863, d. 20 Jan 1893
SonSamuel WILKINSON b. 24 Jan 1866, d. 14 Mar 1957
SonGeorge WILKINSON b. 7 Sep 1868, d. 12 Jun 1946
DaughterMaria WILKINSON b. 13 Apr 1870, d. 16 Aug 1916
SonJames WILKINSON b. 28 Feb 1872, d. 22 Jan 1952

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart (#1)
Wilkinson box chart (#2)
Wilkinson indented chart (#1)
Wilkinson indented chart (#2)
Interactive Pedigree

Citations

  1. [S1131] Marriage Certificate of Edward Wilkinson and Eliza Meredith 20 Nov 1854, Registration District: Mountmellick; copy in the possession of the author, Edward Wilkinson of Clonenagh, bachelor of full age, farmer, father John Wilkinson, farmer, to Eliza Meredith of Ballyduff, Stradbally, spinster of full age, father Samuel Meredith, farmer, witnesses Samuel Meredith and William Wilkinson
  2. [S1462] Irish Civil Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths, database: https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/
  3. [S1066] Anna Ryan, contributor to website: Saint John’s Churchyard, Coolbanagher, Ireland Ireland Genealogy Project Archives http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/laois/cemeteries/st-johns.txt accessed 2009
  4. [S1131] Marriage Certificate of Edward Wilkinson and Eliza Meredith 20 Nov 1854, Registration District: Mountmellick; copy in the possession of the author
Last Edited30 Jun 2019

Walter JACKSON1

M, #2105, b. 17 February 1880, d. after 1960

Biography

Walter JACKSON was born on 17 Feb 1880 in Roscrea, Ireland.2 He and Isabella Evelyn MEREDITH were married on 15 Jun 1910 in Central Wesleyan Church, Johannesburg, South Africa.3 He died aft. 1960.
Walter was the third son of John Jackson of Roscrea and Mary Ann Garrett.3,4

Child with Isabella Evelyn MEREDITH b. 29 Mar 1883, d. 30 Aug 1960

SonGeorge Garrett JACKSON b. ca. 1917, d. 9 Nov 1992

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart
Interactive Pedigree

Citations

  1. [S1132] Marriage announcement: Meredith and Napier, Weekly Irish Times, Saturday, May 24, 1941, p.12, “MEREDITH and NAPIER - April 23, 1941, at Cloneyhurke Church, Portarlington, by the RevChancellor Goff, M.A., assisted by RevE.MNeill, B.A.; Robert Henry, eldest son of Mrand MrsR.SMeredith, Corbally, Ballylinan, Athy, to Anne Helenor, third daughter of Mrand MrsWilliam Napier, Annamoe, Portarlington”
  2. [S1414] Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911. Ancestry.com [database on-line].
  3. [S1133] Marriage announcement: Jackson and Meredith, Weekly Irish Times, Saturday, July 23, 1910, p.24, “June 15th, 1910, at the Central Wesleyan Church, Johannesburg, South Africa, by the RevW.TGoodwin, Walter, third son of John Jackson, Roscrea, to Isabella Eveline, eighth daughter of Thomas Meredith, Birtown, Athy.”
  4. [S1134] White Family Tree: http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/5132434/person/-933726013
Last Edited4 Nov 2014

George Garrett JACKSON

M, #2107, b. about 1917, d. 9 November 1992

Parents

FatherWalter JACKSON b. 17 Feb 1880, d. aft. 1960
MotherIsabella Evelyn MEREDITH b. 29 Mar 1883, d. 30 Aug 1960

Biography

George Garrett JACKSON was born ca. 1917 in South AfricaG. He and Kathleen Elizabeth GILLESPIE were married on 26 Aug 1944 in Berea, Durban, Natal, South AfricaG. He died on 9 Nov 1992 in Port Elizabeth, South AfricaG.1

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Ancestral line:Isabella Evelyn MEREDITHE, ThomasD, SamuelC, ThomasB, Early Clonenagh MEREDITHSA
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart
Interactive Pedigree

Citations

  1. [S1450] South African Death Notices, www.identitynumber.org
Last Edited4 Nov 2014

Kathleen Elizabeth GILLESPIE1

F, #2108, b. 25 November 1919, d. 6 September 1999

Biography

Kathleen Elizabeth GILLESPIE was born on 25 Nov 1919.2 She and George Garrett JACKSON were married on 26 Aug 1944 in Berea, Durban, Natal, South AfricaG. She died on 6 Sep 1999, at age 79, in Port Elizabeth, South AfricaG.2

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart
Interactive Pedigree

Citations

  1. [S1440] South Africa, Natal Province, Civil Marriages, 1845-1955, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/)
  2. [S1450] South African Death Notices, www.identitynumber.org
Last Edited4 Nov 2014

Henry Edward WINTERS

M, #2113, b. 4 July 1924, d. 25 June 2008

Parents

FatherEdward Thomas WINTERS b. 10 Mar 1888, d. 21 Feb 1966
MotherSarah Frances MEREDITH b. 6 May 1885, d. 19 Aug 1957

Biography

Henry Edward WINTERS was born on 4 Jul 1924. He and Marjorie Eva MENZIES were married on 20 May 1950.1 He died on 25 Jun 2008, at age 83. The remains of Henry Edward WINTERS were cremated on 7 Jul 2008 in Bournemouth CrematoriumG.

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Ancestral line:Sarah Frances MEREDITHE, ThomasD, SamuelC, ThomasB, Early Clonenagh MEREDITHSA
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart
Interactive Pedigree

Citations

  1. [S1135] Private communication from Linda Wreford
Last Edited12 Jan 2020

Marjorie Eva MENZIES

F, #2120, b. 18 February 1929, d. 5 November 2016

Parents

FatherJames Alec MENZIES b. 1905
MotherEvelyn Maud ANDREWS b. 1908

Biography

Marjorie Eva MENZIES was born on 18 Feb 1929 in London, EnglandG.1 She and Henry Edward WINTERS were married on 20 May 1950.1 She died on 5 Nov 2016, at age 87.

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart
Interactive Pedigree

Citations

  1. [S1135] Private communication from Linda Wreford
Last Edited30 Nov 2017