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Mahala Oldham1

#27751
Last Edited=13 Jan 2012
     Mahala Oldham married Thomas Porritt, son of Joseph Porritt and Elizabeth Curchin, in 1898 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S27760] E-mails between Amanda Bradley and Jan Cooper from 4 January 2012 title.

Frederick G May1

#27752
Last Edited=13 Jan 2012
     Frederick G May married Jenny Porritt, daughter of Joseph Porritt and Elizabeth Curchin, in 1912 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.1,2

Sources of Information

  1. [S27760] E-mails between Amanda Bradley and Jan Cooper from 4 January 2012 title.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q3 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 294.

Eric Benjamin Bradley1

#27753, b. 21 August 1911, d. 3 April 1956
Last Edited=12 Feb 2012
Eric Benjamin Bradley
     Eric Benjamin Bradley was born on 21 August 1911 in 21 Victoria Street, Featherstone, Yorkshire, England, his mother's maiden name was Rose.1,2 He married Margaret Porritt, daughter of Frederick Ernest Porritt and Sarah Heslop, on 23 July 1941 in Parish Church, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England.1,3 Benjamin and Margaret and their children on 3 March 1956 emigrated to 112 Todd Avenue, Corno South Perth, Western Australia, Australia.1 Eric died on 3 April 1956 in Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, aged 44 The Australian death records state his father was called William and his mother Florence.4 Eric was buried on 4 May 1956 in Karrakatta Crematorium, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, in the Rose Gardens Section 9 Gravesite 11.1

Children of Eric Benjamin Bradley and Margaret Porritt

Sources of Information

  1. [S27760] E-mails between Amanda Bradley and Jan Cooper from 4 January 2012 title.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q4 Pontefract Volume 9c Page 213.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1941/Q3 West Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 427.
  4. [S27760] E-mails between Amanda Bradley and Jan Cooper from 4 January 2012 title Age 54 Australia death records Ref 994/66.

George Northcott1

#27761
Last Edited=15 Jan 2012
     George Northcott married Sarah Porritt, daughter of Henry Heslop and Jane Bendelow, in May 1965 in Bideford, Devon, England.1,2

Sources of Information

  1. [S27760] E-mails between Amanda Bradley and Jan Cooper from 4 January 2012 title.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1965/Q2 Bideford Volume 7a Page 627.

Richard Bradley1

#27762, b. 15 May 1945, d. 11 January 1997
Last Edited=15 Jan 2012
Richard Bradley
     Richard Bradley was born on 15 May 1945 in 37 Belmont Gardens, Hartlepool, Durham, England.1 He was the son of Eric Benjamin Bradley and Margaret Porritt.1 Benjamin and Margaret and their children on 3 March 1956 emigrated to 112 Todd Avenue, Corno South Perth, Western Australia, Australia.1 He married Amanda ... on 14 February 1970 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.1 Richard died on 11 January 1997 in Caboolture, Queensland, Australia, aged 51.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S27760] E-mails between Amanda Bradley and Jan Cooper from 4 January 2012 title.

Leslie Bradley1

#27763, b. 28 May 1956, d. 23 October 2005
Last Edited=15 Jan 2012
Lelsie Bradley
     Leslie Bradley was born on 28 May 1956 in St Ives Hospital, Western Australia, Australia.1 He was the son of Eric Benjamin Bradley and Margaret Porritt.1 Leslie died on 23 October 2005 aged 49.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S27760] E-mails between Amanda Bradley and Jan Cooper from 4 January 2012 title.

Sarah Cole1

#27764
Last Edited=15 Jan 2012
     Sarah Cole married John Curchin on 26 January 1809 in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England.1

Children of Sarah Cole and John Curchin

Sources of Information

  1. [S27760] E-mails between Amanda Bradley and Jan Cooper from 4 January 2012 title.

Susan Mary Grace Merriman1

#27765, b. 3 March 1851, d. 14 September 1934
Last Edited=17 Feb 2017
     Susan Mary Grace Merriman was born on 3 March 1851 in Auckland, New Zealand.1,2 She was the daughter of Frederick Ward Merriman and Susannah Augusta Atkyns Greene.1 She married Charles Brown Grierson on 29 July 1871 in Auckland, New Zealand.3,2 Her husband Charles died on 6 August 1901 in New Zealand aged 58.2 Susan died on 14 September 1934 in New Zealand aged 83.2

Children of Susan Mary Grace Merriman and Charles Brown Grierson

Sources of Information

  1. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003 IGI.
  2. [S32668] E-mails between Jean A Tuckey and Jan Cooper from 4 February 2017.
  3. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.

Georgina Elizabeth Merriman1

#27766, b. 18 July 1852, d. 1909
Last Edited=1 Mar 2012
     Georgina Elizabeth Merriman was born on 18 July 1852 in Auckland, New Zealand.1 She was the daughter of Frederick Ward Merriman and Susannah Augusta Atkyns Greene.1 She was baptised on 25 August 1852 in Auckland, New Zealand.1 She married Alexander Saunders on 16 August 1876 in New Zealand.2 Georgina died in 1909.2

Children of Georgina Elizabeth Merriman and Alexander Saunders

Sources of Information

  1. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003 IGI.
  2. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.

Frederick William James Parsons Merriman1

#27767, b. 14 October 1854, d. 30 March 1925
Last Edited=28 Feb 2017
Frederick William James Parsons Merriman
     Frederick William James Parsons Merriman was born on 14 October 1854 in Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand.1,2 He was the son of Frederick Ward Merriman and Susannah Augusta Atkyns Greene.1 Frederick was tried at the Supreme Court on 20 February 1883 for forging and uttering on Robert Sayers, at Port Adelaide. He was sentenced to two years hard labour. He was described as a native of Auckland, New Zealand; a surveyor, five foot 7¾ inches tall, dark complexion, dark brown hair, grey eyes, medium nose inclined to left, round chin, vaccine marks on both arms and many tattoos. he was given his freedom in 15 July 1884.3 James was also known as James Parsons Maunsell and as such was listed on the Gaol Entrance book on 6 December 1895 as a sailor five foot 8½ inches tall, weight on committal 145 lbs. Brown hair, grey eyes and balding. He had several tattoos on his forearms, and spots and scars all over his body. He had been gaoled on four occasions in Victoria, in South Melbourne he was sentenced for one month for vagrancy, the last entry being in October 1992 when he was caught for stealing from a dwelling and given 6 months. Then he was gaoled six times in New South Wales in April 1993 he received in Albury 2 months. The last entrance in Young in January 1895 stealing again from a dwelling and given three years.4 On 22 July 1897 Frederick, now calling himself Frederick Merryman continued his offences, this time being sentenced 10 shilings or 3 days for being drunk and disorderly. Three months later he was given three years for forging a cheque. By then he was listed as a cook and having a feint heart.4 By 1 March 1900 Frederick is now calling himself Edward Jackson and continuing his life of criminal acts. He was sentenced to four years for breaking and entering. The last entry I found was on 17 October 1903 when he received 6 months for receiving and stealing.5 Frederick Morton alias Merriman was charged on stealing two hypodermic cases, needles and tabloids valued at £2 5s from a doctors consulting room after he visited it as a patient. He was sentenced to six months imprisonment and the case appared in the newspaper.2,6 Frederick stole and pawned a suitcase and handbag in 1914. He pretended not to remember the incidents but pleased guilty when taken to court on 1 June 1914. He was committed to the Supreme Court where he was sentenced to three years imprisonment and declared to be a habitual criminal.7,8 Frederick was once again up to his old tricks in 1922, he was using sevral aliases and appeared before the City Police Court on 10 March 1922 on two charges. He stole a number of ladies waering apparel valued at £70 10s 6d and secondly some jewellery. He pleased guilty and was imprisoned for six months and a further three months.9 Frederick died on 30 March 1925 in State Hospital, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, aged 70.2 Frederick was buried in Rookwood Catholic Cemetery, East Street, Lidcombe, Rookwood, New South Wales, Australia, in a paupers grave.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003 IGI.
  2. [S32668] E-mails between Jean A Tuckey and Jan Cooper from 4 February 2017.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - South Australia, Australia, Police Gazettes, 1862-1947.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930.
  6. [S40045] Newspapers Evening News, Sydney 15 September 1904 Page 5.
  7. [S40045] Newspapers New Zealand Herald 13 June 1914 page 5.
  8. [S40045] Newspapers New Zealand Herald 22 June 1914 page 5.
  9. [S40045] Newspapers The Telegraph Brisbane 11 March 1922 page 10.

Ida Frances L Hicks

#27768, b. 7 March 1875, d. 1943
Last Edited=8 Nov 2016
     Ida Frances L Hicks was born on 7 March 1875.1 She married Harry Mowbray Merriman, son of Henry Gordon Merriman and Jane Augusta Edmonds, in 1899 in Lewisham, London, England.2,3 Her husband Harry died on 1937 in Kensington, London, England.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Ida was listed as living at 157 Tedcliffe Gardens, Coleherne Court, Kensington, London, England with her daughter Beryl.5 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register she was listed as living at 157 Redcliffe Gardens, Coleherne Court, Kensington, London, England with her son Laura.5 Ida died in 1943 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England.6

Children of Ida Frances L Hicks and Harry Mowbray Merriman

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1899/Q3 Lewisham Volume 1d Page 2188.
  3. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1937/Q4 Volume 1a Page 109 age 80.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/0310H/005.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1943/Q4 Stafford Volume 6b Page 5 age 68.

Arthur Duncan Merriman1

#27769, b. 1901, d. 1968
Last Edited=8 Nov 2016
     Arthur Duncan Merriman was born in 1901 in Esher, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of Harry Mowbray Merriman and Ida Frances L Hicks.1 In the census of 2 April 1911 in Scaitcliffe, Englefield Green, Surrey, England, he was listed as a pupil Scaitcliffe was a day/boarding prep school for boys aged 6-13.3 Arthur died in 1968 in Gosport, Hampshire, England.1,4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1901/Q2 Kingston Volume 2a Page 419.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN6693 RG78PN333 RD125 SD1 ED9 SN50.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1968/Q2 Gosport Volume 6b Page 344 age 67.

Laura Beryl I Merriman1

#27770, b. 10 February 1904, d. May 1992
Last Edited=29 Jan 2017
     Laura Beryl I Merriman was born on 10 February 1904 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Harry Mowbray Merriman and Ida Frances L Hicks.1 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Laura Beryl I Merriman was listed as living at 157 Tedcliffe Gardens, Coleherne Court, Kensington, London, England with her mother Beryl was a shorthand typist.3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Laura was listed as living at 157 Redcliffe Gardens, Coleherne Court, Kensington, London, England Beryl was a shorthand typist living with her widowed mother.3 Laura died in May 1992 in Malvern, Worcestershire, England, aged 88.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1904/Q2 Chertsey Volume 2a Page 56.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/0310H/005.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - May 1992 Malvern Volume 29 Page 666 Reg 592.

Peter Gordon Merriman1

#27771, b. 1909, d. 1965
Last Edited=1 Mar 2012
     Peter Gordon Merriman was born in 1909 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of Harry Mowbray Merriman and Ida Frances L Hicks.1 Peter died in 1965 in Worcester, Worcestershire, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q1 Chertsey Volume 2a Page 64.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1965/Q4 Worcester Volume 9d Page 273 age 57.

Sarah Mary Merriman1

#27772, b. 1842
Last Edited=22 Jan 2012
     Sarah Mary Merriman was born in 1842 in Epping, Essex, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Charles Anthony Merriman and Catherine Langshaw.1 She was baptised on 27 September 1842 in St John's Chapel, Epping, Essex, England.3 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Priness Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Charles Anthony Merriman Sarah was a scholar.4 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Knutsford, Cheshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Charles Anthony Merriman.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Heath Side, Knutsford, Cheshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Catherine Merriman.6 She married William Ormsby Pooley in 1884 in Altrincham, Cheshire, England.3,7

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1842/Q3 Epping Volume XII Page 92.
  3. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2163 Folio 360 Page 6.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2593 Folio 15 Page 24.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3510 Folio 15 Page 15.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1884/Q1 Altrincham Volume 8a Page 215.

Frances Eliza Merriman1

#27773, b. 1844
Last Edited=22 Jan 2012
     Frances Eliza Merriman was born in 1844 in Epping, Essex, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Charles Anthony Merriman and Catherine Langshaw.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Priness Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Charles Anthony Merriman Frances was a scholar.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1844/Q3 Epping Volume 12 Page 90.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2163 Folio 360 Page 6.

George Langshaw Merriman1

#27774, b. 2 May 1846, d. 1922
Last Edited=6 Mar 2012
     George Langshaw Merriman was born on 2 May 1846 in Epping, Essex, England.1,2,3 He was the son of Charles Anthony Merriman and Catherine Langshaw.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Priness Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, England, he was listed as the son of Charles Anthony Merriman.4 He married Emma Florence Vaillant on 22 February 1887 in Kensington, London, England.3,5 George died in 1922 in Reigate, Surrey, England.6

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1846/Q2 Epping Volume 12 Page 102.
  3. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2163 Folio 360 Page 6.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1887/Q1 Kensington Volume 1a Page 212.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q4 Reigate Volume 2a Page 244.

John Henry Merriman1

#27775, b. 29 December 1848, d. 2 June 1920
Last Edited=28 Apr 2013
     John Henry Merriman was born on 29 December 1848 in Epping, Essex, England.1,2,3 He was the son of Charles Anthony Merriman and Catherine Langshaw.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Priness Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, England, he was listed as the son of Charles Anthony Merriman.4 He married Florence Edenborough on 29 May 1879 in St Stephen's, Hammersmith, London, England, after a licence had been issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Catherine Merriman, Horation Edenborough and Fanny Edenborough. Florence's father Horatio was a Major in the West Essex Royal Militia. She lived at 26 St Stephens Avenue, Shepherds Bush. JOhn gave his address as Knutsford in Cheshire.1,5 John was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in The Village, Cranleigh, Surrey, England, John is listed as a retired member of the Madras Civil service living with his wife and two servants, a parlour maid and a cook.6 His wife Florence died on 1909 in Guildford, Surrey, England.1,7 In the census of 2 April 1911 in The Firs, West Byfleet, Surrey, England, he was listed as the brother of Julia Merriman Julia was living with private means in her ten roomed home with her brother, niece Katherine Pattison and two servants.8 John died on 2 June 1920 in Victoria Cottage, Woking, Surrey, England, aged 71 his usual address was Roslyn in Bisley.9,10 The will of John was proved on 8 September 1920 in London to Edward Langshaw Pattison a solicitor. His estate was valued at £5152 8s5d.10

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1848/Q1 Epping Volume 12 Page 94.
  3. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2163 Folio 360 Page 6.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 619 Folio 96 Page 4.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 68 age 57.
  8. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 3009 RG78 Piece 105 Registration District 32 Sub District 2 Enumeration District 14 Schedule Number 124.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 103 age 72.
  10. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.