Margaret  (Hudson) Medley

Margaret (Hudson) Medley (1821 - 1905)

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Margaret Medley formerly Hudson
Born in Wigton, Carlisle, Cumberland, Englandmap
Wife of — married in St Anne's Church, Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died in her residence, Bishopscote, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Oct 2016 | Last significant change: 17 Feb 2018
23:46: Marc Whitaker edited the Marriage Data for Margaret (Hudson) Medley. [Thank Marc for this]
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Bishopess, nurse, choir singer, gardener, botanist, lithographer, fund holder, rider, skater.


She was the daughter of Mary and Commander Edward Charles Hudson RN of Carlisle, Cumberland.

1841 British Census

In the 1841 British Census she was aged 20 and living with her mother, two sisters and two servants in George Street, Wigton, Cumberlandshire.

1851 British Census

In the 1851 British Census she was a Fund Holder (aged 30) living with her mother, sister and a servant in Cross Mead, Dunsford Road, Exeter, Devonshire.

1861 British Census

In the 1861 British Census she was a Fund Holder (aged 40) livingwith her mother, married sister and a servant in Cross Mead, Dunsford Road, Exeter, Devonshire.

Bishopess Medley

On 16 June 1863 she married Bishop John Medley DD, Bishop of Fredericton, New Brunswick, later Metropolitan of Canada, a widower with five surviving children and they had no children. He died in 1892 and was buried in Fredericton Cathedral.

Death and burial

She died on 26 February 1905 in Fredericton and was buried with her husband in Fredericton Cathedral.


Obit 27 Feb 1905, Mrs Margaret Medley, The Daily Gleaner, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Bishop and Mrs. Medley
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