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Louisa MERRYLEES

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1881
RG11 Piece 750 Folio 68 Page 23
Civil Parish: Plumstead
County: Kent
Registration District: Woolwich
Address: 6 St James Place
John Merrylees Head M 64 Chelsea Pensioner Blacksmith Scotland
Louisa Merrylees Wife F 55 Sheffield, Yorkshire
Catherine Louisa Lewis Dau F 23 Poplar, Middlesex

Deaths Jun Qtr 1889
Merrylees John 73 Woolwich 1d 616

Deaths Jun Qtr 1909
MERRYLEES Louisa 83 Woolwich 1d 634

I'd like a look up please for Louisa in 1891 and 1901.

Thanks,

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1891
Civil Parish: Plumstead
Ecclesiastical parish: St James
Town: Plumstead
County: London
RD: Woolwich
Sub-RD: Plumstead, West
ED: 6; Piece: 535; Folio: 132; Page: 24

Louisa Merrylees 65 Wid. [b. Sheffield. Lets furnished apart's]
Beatrice 'Merrylees' [Crossed out and Dawson inserted] 29 Wid [b. Poplar. Housekeeper]
Frank D Dawson; 'Kemp' [Looks like overlap from Beatrice] 20 Boarder
William Kelly 26 Boarder
[Note: User input. Beatrice married a George William Dawson]

1901
Civil Parish: Plumstead
Ecclesiastical parish: St Nicholas
Town: Woolwich
County: London
RD: Woolwich
Sub-RD: Plumstead East
ED: 11; Piece: 573; Folio: 135; Page: 27

Louisa Merrylees 74 [b. Sheffield. No occ.]
 

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Thanks Geoff.

I didn't know there was a Beatrice. Anyway, it's sister Catherine who is in my tree.

Apart from 1861 when Catherine Louisa b. 1856 Woolwich can't be found that's it for this family.

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We did half the family in another topic and I think Catherine was not found in 1861.

I've had a bad day and I'll be out most of tomorrow. :rolleyes:

Births Mar Qtr 1856
Merrylees Catherine Louisa Greenwich 1d 628


1871
RG10 Piece 790 Folio 39 Page 18
Civil Parish: Plumstead
County: Kent
Registration District: Woolwich
Address: Herbert Road Clifton Villa, Plumstead
NEWNAM, Sarah Head F 64 Middlesex
PEMBREY, Robert Boarder Lodger M 35 Flintshire
PEMBREY, Sarah Sharpe Boarder Lodger F 35 Kent
PEMBREY, Ada Elizabeth Daughter F 8 Kent
MERRYLESS, Catherine Servant F 16 Kent
 

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Given the user comment in an earlier post and a possible marriage to Henry lewis we get this...

Louisa Lewis
Spouse: John Merrylees
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 26 Jul 1873
Parish: Plumstead St Margaret
Borough: Greenwich
Father: Samuel Lovett
Spouse father: John Merrylees
Register Type: Parish Register
[John was a widower and blacksmith, father blacksmith . Louisa was a widow, father Samuel Lovett, baker]

1841 - Cavalry and Artillery Barracks.
Civil Parish: St Andrew
Hundred: Tindale (West Division)
County: Northumberland
RD: Newcastle upon Tyne
Sub-RD: St Andrew
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 847; Piece: 847; Book: 8; Folio: 10; Page: 14

Samuel Lovett 45 [Not BIC. Gunner in the Army]
Mary Lovett 50 [do]
Louisa Lovett 15 [do]
Sarah Lovett 10 [do]

Can't get more details of census at present.

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Edit: Text in bold added.
 
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