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James MEABURN

Male Abt 1818 - 1864  (~ 46 years)


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  • Name James MEABURN 
    Born Abt Aug 1818  Hackney, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 27 Aug 1818  Hackney, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Apprentice/Clerkship 29 Oct 1835  London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census2 1851  Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census3 1861  Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation harbour master, Port of London 
    Died 03 Dec 1864  Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 08 Dec 1864  Camberwell, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Probate 25 Jun 1877  Principal Registry, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I1623  Mewburn
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2017 

    Father John Ambler MEABURN,   b. Abt Jun 1782, Boston, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1835, Hackney, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Desdemona Neve RAINEY,   b. Abt Jun 1784, Ashby by Partney, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jul and Sep 1859, Camberwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 01 Sep 1808  North Somercotes, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hester Georgiana OXBOROUGH,   b. Abt 1826, Calcutta, West Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Apr and Jun 1876, Greenwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married 05 Feb 1853  Paddington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Lizzie Amy MEABURN,   b. 12 Apr 1857, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1864, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)  []
     2. James Staniland MEABURN,   b. 30 Nov 1859, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)  []
     3. () MEABURN,   b. Abt Mar 1854, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1854, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  []
     4. Georgiana Eugenie MEABURN,   b. 16 Mar 1856, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1923, Elham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  []
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 29 October 1835 apprenticed aboard the Henry bound for Cape of Good Hope.
      19 Apr 1849 Gazetted as gaining a Masters second class certificate, No. 328761, from Trinity House afte serving as mate on the Seringapatan.
      08 Mar 1851, London. Grant of Certificate of Competency as Master. Certificate No 1555.
      Listed in the 1856 Post Office Official Diretory for London as 'City Officer'.
      Appears in the Poll Book for 1858 living at Ballast Quay, Greenwich.
      In the 1860 Mercantile Navy list with Cert No. 1555.

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Baptisms (PR) England. Collection:Births and Baptisms, London, England, 1813-1906, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc.; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2010;), 27 Aug 1818, Hackney St John, Middlesex. No 987.

      "James S of John Ambler, merchant, and Desdemona Meaburn, of Cambridge Heath"

    2. [S361] Apprenticeships index. Collection: UK, Apprentices Indentured in Merchant Navy, 1824-1910, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2015;), 29 Oct 1835. London.

      "Meaburn, Jas., age 17; bound for 4 years;
      master: Hen. Jno Bunnerley, Mariner;
      ship: Henry - for B[...}rey & Cape Gd. Hope"

    3. [S16] Census returns. 1851. England, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2005;), 30 Mar 1851, Greenwich, Kent. HO107; piece 1587; folio 74; page 3.

      "8 Crane St, Highbridge
      James Meaburn, head, U, 32, harbour master, Port of London, born Midx, Hackney
      Mary Meaburn, mother, wid, 66, born Lincolnshire
      Maria Pilgrim, serv, Wid, 30, general servant, born Kent, Greenwich"

    4. [S19] Census returns. 1861. England, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2005;), 07 Apr 1861, Greenwich St Alphege, Kent. ED 10; sched 69; piece 402; folio 44; page 14.

      "11 Union Wharf
      James Meaburn, head, mar, 42, Harbour Master, Port of London, born Hackney
      Hester G Meaburn, wife, mar, 35, born Calcutta
      Georgiana E Meaburn, dau, 5, born Greenwich
      Lizzie A Meaburn, dau, 3, born Greenwich
      James S Meaburn, son, 1, born Greenwich
      Frances Philpot, serv, wid, 42, nurse, born Gillingham, Dorset
      Sarah E Pennell, serv, U, 23, cook, orn Greenwich, Kent
      Caroline Winton, serv, U, 15, housemaid, born Deal, Kent"

    5. [S40] Deaths index (CR) England. Collection: England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915, (Name: FreeBMD;), Oct-Dec 1864, Greenwich, London. Vol 1d; page 508.

      "James Meaburn"

    6. [S34] Burials (PR) England. Collection: Deaths and Burials, London, England, 1813-1980, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc.; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2010;), 08 Dec 1864, Camberwell, Surrey. No 19192.

      "Cemetery of All Saints, Nunhead, Saint Giles, Camberwell
      James Meaburn, age 46 yrs, of Union Wharf, Greenwich"

    7. [S301] Burials (PR) England. Collection: London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc.; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2010;), 08 Oct 1864. St Giles, Camberwell, Surrey. No. 19192.

      "Cemetery of All Saints, Nunhead;
      James Meaburn, of Union Wharf, Greenwich; age 46yrs"

    8. [S42] Testamentary records. England. Collection: England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc.; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2010;), 25 Jun 1877, Principal Registry.

      "Meaburn James . Effects under £600.
      Administration of the effects of James Meaburn late of Greenwich in the County of Kent Harbour Master who died 3 December 1864 at Greenwich was granted at the Principal Registry to Georgiana Eugenie Meaburn of the Thorns Whalley Range Manchester in the County of Lancaster Spinster the Daughter and one of the Next of Kin"

    9. [S333] Marriages (PR) England. Collection: Lincolnshire Marriage License Bonds and Allegations, (Name: FindMyPast;), 1808, North Somercoates, Lincolnshire. MB 1808/227&228.

      "Groom: John Meaburn, 24, from elsewhere;
      Bride: Desdemona Neve Rainy, age 22, of the parish"

    10. [S334] Marriages (PR) England. Collection: Lincolnshire Marriage Index, (Name: FindMyPast;), 01 Sep 1808. North Somercotes, Lincolnshire.

      "Desdemona Neve Rainy;
      spouse: John Meaburn"

    11. [S35] Marriages (PR) England. Collection: Marriages and Banns, London, England, 1754-1921, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc.; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2010;), 05 Feb 1853, Westminster, London. No 404.

      "at Holy Trinity, Paddington, by licence
      James Meaburn, full age, batchelor, harbour master of Greenwich (father John Ambler Meaburn (dec), ship owner(, and Hest Georgiana Oxborough, full age, spinster, of 37 Weston Villas (father William Oxborough, gentleman). Wit William Oxborough, Amey M Phillips, Jane Caroline Burney"