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William MeadsAge: 66 years18311897

Name
William Meads
Given names
William
Surname
Meads
Birth February 23, 1831 28 28
Christening April 3, 1831 (Age 39 days)
Birth of a son
#1
Richard Meads
yes

Birth of a son
#2
Alfred James Meads
yes

Census June 6, 1841 (Age 10 years)
Death of a motherMaria Lords
April 7, 1842 (Age 11 years) Age: 39
Cause: Consumption
Citation details: 401
Date of entry in original source: April 9, 1842
Text:
Registry entry 23/207
Quality of data: primary evidence

Marriage of a siblingJohn MeadsHannah CawthornView this family
May 30, 1842 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: 444
Text:
I have certified copy of marriage certificate
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Leeds district V23 page 379
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a parentJoseph MeadsAnn CoatesView this family
Type: Religious marriage
July 8, 1842 (Age 11 years)
Address: St Mark\'s Church
Citation details: 23/308 entry 461
Text:
I have copy of certificate. Robert Coates and Hannah Meads (nee Cawthorn) wife of John which is Joseph\'s son were the witnesses The hand writing of hannah is the same as on her marriage certificate
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: Leeds Registary

Birth of a half-brotherZachariah “Zac” Meads
June 6, 1843 (Age 12 years)
Occupation
Farmer
yes

Arrived
on Ss "Thomas Sparks"
between 1842 and 1843 (Age 10 years)

Birth of a half-sisterMartha Meads
December 9, 1844 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-sisterElizabeth Meads
1846 (Age 14 years)
Marriage of a parentJoseph MeadsElizabeth “Betsy” JeffersonView this family
December 24, 1850 (Age 19 years)
Citation details: Page 124 Folio 563 1840-50
Birth of a half-brotherAdam Meads
September 22, 1851 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a half-brotherDavid Meads
about 1852 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a half-brotherNathan Meads
May 22, 1854 (Age 23 years)
Christening of a half-brotherNathan Meads
September 30, 1854 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a half-brotherAlfred Meads
about 1856 (Age 24 years)
MarriageCaroline HarmanView this family
March 9, 1857 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Joseph Meads
1858 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Alfred James Meads
1859 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#5
William Meads
April 4, 1861 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 1861/8846
Birth of a half-brotherFrancis “Frank” Meads
1861 (Age 29 years)
Death of a half-brotherAlfred Meads
November 12, 1861 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a half-brotherBenjamin Jefferson Meads
1862 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a half-brotherNathaniel Meads
March 2, 1863 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#6
John “Jack” Meads
April 3, 1863 (Age 32 years)
Citation details: 1863/11876
Birth of a daughter
#7
Alice May Maria Meads
March 21, 1864 (Age 33 years)
Citation details: 1865/12205
Text:
This reference suggests that the birth date above is incorrect
Marriage of a half-siblingZachariah “Zac” MeadsMarie Irma “Mary” LazareView this family
June 22, 1865 (Age 34 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingJohn JeffersonElizabeth MeadsView this family
November 23, 1865 (Age 34 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingAndrew “Mac” GreenMartha MeadsView this family
July 12, 1866 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#8
Thomas Harman Meads
July 18, 1866 (Age 35 years)
Citation details: 1866/15351
Marriage of a half-siblingZachariah “Zac” MeadsElizabeth Mary GrayView this family
about 1867 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#9
George Edward Meads
February 6, 1868 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: 1868/16730
Birth of a son
#10
Andrew Meads
June 6, 1869 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 1869/22516
Birth of a son
#11
Job Meads
May 2, 1871 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#12
Lucy Meads
September 22, 1872 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingAdam MeadsHenrietta Mildred PrinceView this family
July 17, 1873 (Age 42 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingNathan MeadsDeborah GreenView this family
1873 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a daughter
#13
Ann Meads
March 8, 1875 (Age 44 years)
Death of a daughterAnn Meads
September 21, 1875 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a daughter
#14
Elizabeth “Eliza” Meads
June 3, 1877 (Age 46 years)
Death of a sonAlfred James Meads
October 8, 1877 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingFrancis “Frank” MeadsLouisa GreenView this family
June 11, 1878 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a daughter
#15
Fanny Caroline Meads
February 16, 1879 (Age 47 years)
Death of a fatherJoseph Meads
January 9, 1880 (Age 48 years)
Cause: Enlargement of the abdominal gland. Gangrene
Citation details: 127
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a daughter
#16
Mary Ann Meads
June 30, 1880 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a son
#17
Alfred James Meads
November 15, 1881 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingDavid MeadsBertha DopkaView this family
about 1881 (Age 49 years)

Birth of a son
#18
Robert Richard Meads
1883 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingBenjamin Jefferson MeadsMary VoltzView this family
1887 (Age 55 years)
Death of a sonJoseph Meads
October 8, 1888 (Age 57 years)
Cause: Phthisis Pulmonalis; Pulmonary haemorrhage (sudden)
Birth of a grandson
#1
Thomas William Roberts
September 8, 1889 (Age 58 years)
Death of a sonAlfred James Meads
October 10, 1889 (Age 58 years)

Cause: Barberry poisoning
Marriage of a childJohn Bowden RobertsAlice May Maria MeadsView this family
October 30, 1889 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam MeadsAnnie LewisView this family
Type: Civil marriage
December 23, 1889 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: 1889/2941
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a half-sisterElizabeth Meads
August 16, 1890 (Age 59 years)
Cause: Cancer of liver
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Eveline Annie Meads
September 27, 1890 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Edward “Bill” WestleyLucy MeadsView this family
October 21, 1890 (Age 59 years)
Burial of a half-sisterElizabeth Meads
1890 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3
John James Bowden Roberts
March 24, 1891 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: 1890/3667
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Phoebe Matilda Westley
December 18, 1891 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5
Charles Frederick Victor Roberts
February 7, 1892 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Hettie Meads
July 4, 1892 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7
Clarence Alexander Roberts
April 13, 1893 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Lucy Evelyn Westley
July 1893 (Age 62 years)
Marriage of a childJohn “Jack” MeadsAniharea RikihanaView this family
1893 (Age 61 years)
Death of a granddaughterLucy Evelyn Westley
September 24, 1893 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Alice Ann Cecelia “Annie” Roberts
September 2, 1894 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childAndrew MeadsJane Elizabeth “Elizabeth” AskewView this family
November 5, 1895 (Age 64 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingNathan MeadsElizabeth TaylorView this family
about 1895 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10
William Wallace “Wal” Westley
January 30, 1896 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Olive Caroline Meads
April 22, 1896 (Age 65 years)
Marriage of a childThomas Harman MeadsMary MorrisonView this family
June 16, 1896 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12
William “Bill” Meads
October 20, 1896 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13
Percy Harman Meads
March 21, 1897 (Age 66 years)
Death July 26, 1897 (Age 66 years)
Cause of death: Phthisis Pulmonalis; Haemophsis
Burial July 1897 (Age 66 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Maria Lords
Birth: January 3, 1803Birstall, Yorkshire, England
Death: April 7, 1842Potter Newton, Chapeltown, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Marriage: December 25, 1823Birstall, Yorkshire, England
18 months
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
Joseph Meads
Birth: March 23, 1829 26 26Birstall, Yorkshire, England
Death: January 15, 1909Greytown, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand
23 months
himself
Father’s family with Ann Coates - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: July 8, 1842Birstall, Yorkshire, England
11 months
half-brother
18 months
half-sister
2 years
half-sister
Father’s family with Elizabeth “Betsy” Jefferson - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: December 24, 1850Wellington, New Zealand
9 months
half-brother
15 months
half-brother
2 years
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
Alfred Meads
Birth: about 1856 53 25Leedstown, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: November 12, 1861Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
6 years
half-brother
2 years
half-brother
Benjamin Jefferson Meads
Birth: 1862 59 31Leedstown, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 1928Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
14 months
half-brother
Family with Caroline Harman - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 9, 1857Nelson, New Zealand
22 months
son
Joseph Meads
Birth: 1858 26 17Nelson, New Zealand
Death: October 8, 1888Nelson, New Zealand
2 years
son
2 years
son
son
son
1 year
daughter
2 years
son
19 months
son
George Edward Meads
Birth: February 6, 1868 36 27Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: January 11, 1952New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
16 months
son
23 months
son
17 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
Ann Meads
Birth: March 8, 1875 44 34Nelson, New Zealand
Death: September 21, 1875Nelson, New Zealand
2 years
daughter
20 months
daughter
16 months
daughter
17 months
son
Alfred James Meads
Birth: November 15, 1881 50 41Teal Valley, Wakapuaka, Nelson, New Zealand
Death: October 10, 1889
2 years
son
son

CensusCensus England 1841
Census1841 UK Census transcript - Joseph Meads - Household

HO 107/1348/7 Chapelton, Leeds, Yorkshire,England

NameAgeSexOccupationBICBOE
Joseph Meads37MY
Maria Lords38FY
Joseph Meads12MY
William Meads10M

Notes: household 2337. Name spelt Meades

Note
It is thought that Caroline and William had 23 children. William was listed as a farmer of Nelson in the 1882 land ownership records. He owned 200 acres in the Waimea County at a value of 500 pounds. It was a long held belief that William spent all his life around the Nelson area. This however is refuted as his sons Thomas b. 1866 was born at Tutaenui, George was born 1868 in Wanganui and William was a witness to his brother Zachariah's wedding in 1867. After this he did return to the Nelson Area. Murray Seccombe @ nzoomail.com has the birth location as Woodhouse Buckinghamshire Could have been born Birstall Yorkshire