Tim Sunter's family history

A web log of my family history research

Joseph Meredith

1871 Census…Joseph and Ann Merideth (sic) living in Kingswinford

Mount Pleasant Kingswinford Joseph Merideth, Head, married, 30, Lab, Worcester Hyde Park Ann Merideth, Wife, married, 29, Worcester, Enville Eliza Merideth, Daughter, unmarried, 9, scholar, Worcester, Wollaston Mary Merideth, Daugher, unm, 7, scholar, Worcester Wollaston Joseph Merideth, son, 1,Worcester, Wollaston Interesting to note that the children were listed as being born in Wollaston.  Could it […]

1881 agricultural labourer and shepherd…but tragedy looms

By 1881 the Merediths, Joseph and Ann were living at Checkhill – not far from where Ashwood Nurseries are today. The Hills were alive and well and living at Highgrove – between Kinver and the Whitington pub. But tragedy was not far away for the Meredith family. Two young children were to die, whilst there […]

The Meredith Family Bible

In Fred’s possession is a family bible, printed in 1870 – although my reading of roman numerals isn’t the strongest. At the back of the bible is listed names of two generations of the Meredith family. The Edward referred is my grandfather (born 1876) and the first entry, Joseph Meredith (born 1840), is by great […]