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Ellen Meredith (1886 - 1899)

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Ellen "Nellie" Meredith
Born in West Gorton, Lancashire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 20 Nov 2019 | Created 4 Nov 2015
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Ellen Meredith was born in England.



1886 Birth

Ellen was born on the 5th January, 1886 in Gorton, Lancashire, England (See baptism citation as date is confirmed on the original baptism record)

1886 Baptism

Ellen was baptised on the 17th March 1886.[1]
Name:Ellen Meredith
Event Type:Baptism
Event Date:17 Mar 1886
Event Place:St Mark, West Gorton, Lancashire, England
Father's Name:Thomas Howard Meredith
Mother's Name:Ellen Meredith
GS Film Number:004496802
Digital Folder Number:004496802
Image Number:00010
Residence at the time: 145 Hyde Road, West Gorton, Lancashire, England (Since demolished?)

1891 Residence

On the night of the England and Wales Census which took place on 5th April, 1891[2] Ellen Meredith was at Lancashire, with her family members.
HouseholdRoleSexAgeBirth Place
Thomas H MeredithHeadM38Lancashire, England
Ellen MeredithWifeF40Lancashire, England
Arthur MeredithSonM9Lancashire, England
Walter MeredithSonM7Lancashire, England
Ellen MeredithDaughterF5Lancashire, England
Harriet A MeredithDaughterF3Lancashire, England

1899 Death

Ellen "Nellie" Meredith passed away on the 20th February, 1899.[3]

Research Note

This, below, is the right name and time for the birth registration but the name of the mother is wrong.
MEREDITH, ELLEN; mother's maiden name HIGHCOCK; GRO Reference: 1886 J Quarter in PRESCOT Volume 08B Page 732
An administrative error or a coincidence?


  1. "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 December 2015), Ellen Meredith, 17 Mar 1886, Baptism; citing St Mark, West Gorton, Lancashire, England, Archives Central Library, Manchester; FHL microfilm 4,496,802.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 6 May 2019), Ellen Meredith in household of Thomas H Meredith, Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Lancashire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  3. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 20 November 2019), memorial page for Ellen Meredith (unknown–25 Feb 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149774971, citing Southern Cemetery, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, Metropolitan Borough of Manchester, Greater Manchester, England ; Maintained by Cyndi (contributor 47314338) . Note 25th is the burial date.

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