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William & Mary MEREWETHER

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Death ? Vic. BDM site timing out on me.

William Mereweather
Died: 7 Dec 1867
Dunkeld Old Cemetery
173 Old Cemetery Ln, Dunkeld, Vic.
 
Hamilton Spectator (Vic.) - Thu 9 Feb 1893 p.4
MOUNT ROUSE SHIRE COUNCIL.
From Mrs. Mereweather, Dunkeld, stating that she was unable to pay for night service. She was a widow, 73 years of age, and unable to do any work. — Referred to Inspector for Report.

Death 1907 ? for wife Mary ??

Can't find a notice in Trove yet.
 
death

MEREWEATHER William
Mother Ann
Father MEREWEATHER William
Place of birth BRISTOL ENGLAND
Place of death DUNKELD
aged 52
1867
10215/1867
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Wills /Probate VIC archives

William MEREWEATHER Date of grant: 13 Aug 1884; Date of death: 07 Dec 1867; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Dunkeld
 
Found it.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/226147458/22223065
Hamilton Spectator (Vic. : 1870 - 1918) Tue 5 Nov 1907 p.3
THE LATE MRS MEREWETHER.— The
late Mrs. Sarah Merewether, whose
death at the age of 90 years, at her re
sidence, Mount View, Dunkeld, ...

Something is wrong and we tried in another topic to solve it.

1851 *
HO107 Piece 1945 Folio 139 Page 32
Civil Parish: Bedminster
County: Somerset
Registration District: Bedminster
Sub-RD: Bedminster
ED: 1d
No of Schedule: 114
Address: West St
William Merewether Head Mar 35 Gardener Bedminster Somerset
Sarah Merewether Wife Mar 30 Bedminster Somerset
Joseph Merewether Son 3 Bedminster Somerset

Arrived Victoria Jan 1855 'BIRMINGHAM'
MEREWEATHER, WM 38
MEREWEATHER, MARY 34

Age is out so is 'Mary' a sister and not William's wife? If so then arrival for Sarah ??

Or age at death at 90 is a guess and shipping record is in error with Mary for Sarah.
 
In his probate it states son Joseph Frances Merewether.

Joseph's death 1909

MEREWEATHER Joseph Francis
Mother Sarah BRAM
Father MEREWEATHER William
Born BRISTOL ENGLAND
Died DUNKELD
aged 61
1219/1909
 
Yes, thanks gibbo.

Confirms it's the correct death.

... She leaves one son, Mr. Joseph Merewether, well known in this district, and one daughter, Mrs. Gow, of East Melbourne ...

Death 1909 MEREWEATHER Joseph Francis 61 William Sarah BRAM [?] b. Bristol, England d. Dunkeld, Vic. #1219

1867 GOW Walter (b. Glasgow) - MEREWEATHER Elizabeth (b. Bristol) Vic. #1458
 
Thanks gibbo.

Confirms it is correct.

Marriages Dec 1838 Bristol 11 171
MEREWEATHER William & BRAIN Sarah
 
Must be a slight error with age at death and an error on shipping record with name as Mary.
 
MEREWEATHER, ELIZABETH ANN - BRAINE
GRO Reference: 1846 D Quarter in BEDMINSTER Volume 11 Page 63

Died before 1851 census ?

MEREWEATHER, ELIZABETH LOUISA - BRAINE
GRO Reference: 1852 M Quarter in BEDMINSTER Volume 05C Page 783

That is the one on the shipping record.
 
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MEREWEATHER, HARRIET - BENE
GRO Reference: 1837 D Quarter in BEDMINSTER Volume 11 Page 51

1855 Shipping record
MEREWEATHER, ELIZABETH 25
MEREWEATHER, ROBERT 23

Is that Robert (unknown parents) who married Elizabeth BRAIN(E) ??
 
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Marriages Jun 1854
BRAIN Elizabeth Bristol 6a 137
FREESTONE Henry Bristol 6a 137
HONEYWILL Lorina Bristol 6a 137
Mereweather Robert Bristol 6a 137

So are Robert and Harriet siblings of William??
 
Robert but no Harriet.

1841
Residence Note:
North Street
Registration District:
Bedminster
Parish:
Bedminster
County:
Gloucestershire
Page Number:
22
Registration Number:
HO107
Piece/Folio:
376/14
Danl Methewther Male 10 Somerset
Robert Methewther Male 10 Somerset
John Methewther Male 5 Somerset
Willm* Methewther Male 50 Somerset
Ann Methewther Female 45 Somerset
Jane Methewther Female 18 Somerset
Charlotte Methewther Female 3 Somerset

MEREWEATHER, CHARLOTTE - CALLEA
GRO Reference: 1838 S Quarter in BEDMINSTER Volume 11 Page 60
 
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Death 1867 MEREWEATHER William 52 William - Ann UNK b. Bristol, England d. Dunkeld, Vic. #10215

Ok, that looks to prove William and Robert are sons of William & Ann.

Is Ann's maiden name BENE ? Looks not to be.
 
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1841
Residence Note:
West Street
Registration District:
Bedminster
Parish:
Bedminster
County:
Gloucestershire
Page Number:
4
Registration Number:
HO107
Piece/Folio:
376/34
Richard Mereweather Male 35 Somerset
Rachel Mereweather Female 35
William Mereweather Male 9 Somerset
Zacheria* Mereweather Male 6 Somerset
Hariet Mereweather Female 4 Somerset
Elizabeth Mereweather Female 1 Somerset

Can't find the marriage of Richard to Rachel.

I can't find birth reg for Harriet and Elizabeth with same mmn.
 
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Can't find the marriage of Richard to Rachel.

I can't find birth reg for Harriet and Elizabeth with same mmn.
Not found the marriage yet, but it may be a bit early for Harriet, Reg started Q3 1837.

There is this..

GRO:
MEREWEATHER, ELIZABETH
mmn = REW
1840 Q3 BEDMINSTER
Volume 11, Page 59

Geoff
 
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