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James MEEK

Male 1790 - 1862  (72 years)


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  • Name James MEEK 
    Born 12 Feb 1790  Brompton-by-Northallerton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 14 Feb 1790  Brompton-by-Northallerton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1841  St Mary Bishophill Senior, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census2 1851  York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census3 1861  Middlethorpe, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation Currier, glass manufacturer; mayor of York 3 times 
    Died 13 Dec 1862  York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Probate 29 Dec 1862  York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I2158  Mewburn
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2018 

    Father James MEEK,   b. Abt 1761, Brompton-by-Northallerton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jul 1816, Kelfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Martha MEWBURN,   b. Abt Aug 1766, Middleton St George, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1829, Sandhutton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 22 Apr 1788  Marton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F599  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann PEARSON,   b. 14 Feb 1783, Bramham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jan and Mar 1861, York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 25 Mar 1813  Tadcaster, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Margaret MEEK,   b. Abt 1817, York, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Phebe MEEK,   b. Abt 1814, York, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. James MEEK,   b. Abt 1815, York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1891, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F1493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Apprenticed to Josh Agar, currier, York 31 Oct 1803.
      Sheriff of York 1827, Lord Mayor 1836,1848, 1850.
      Methodist.
      Living at Middlethorpe Lodge, Acomb near York in the 1857 Post Office Directory.

  • Sources 
    1. [S332] Baptisms (PR) England. Collection: Yorkshire Baptisms Transcription, (Name: FindMyPast;), 14 Feb 1790. Brompton by Northallerton, Yorkshire.

      "James, Son of James Meek, Farmer, and Martha his Wife, late Mewburn, was born February 12th, baptized February 14th 1790"

    2. [S17] Census returns. 1841. England, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2010;), 06 Jun 1841, St Mary Bishophill Senior, Yorkshire. HO107; piece 1357, ED 18, page 19.

      "Middlethorpe Lodge
      James Meek, 50, Ind, born in county
      Ann Meek, 55, born in county
      William Barker, 15, M.S. born in county
      Hannah Robinson, 25, FS, born in county
      Jane Revie, 20, FS, born in county"

    3. [S16] Census returns. 1851. England, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2005;), 30 Mar 1851. St Martin le Grand, York. ED 10; piece 2353; folio 301; page 1.

      "1 Coney Street
      James Meek, head, mar, 61, Lord Mayor of York, glass manufacturer, 212 workmen; fire brick manufacturer 11 workmen; London warehouse 9 men - farms his own land 135 acres employoing 4 labourers, born Yorkshire, Brampton
      Ann Meek, wife mar, 68, born Yorkshire, Bramham
      Mary Pearson, visitor, U, 64, born Yorkshire, Bramham
      William M Dyson, grandson, 8, scholar, born Yorkshire, Leeds
      Mary Smith, visitor, U, 60, born Yorkshire, Tadcaster
      Sarah A Smith, visitor, U, 26, born Yorkshire, Leeds
      William Whittby, serv, U, 15, footman, born Yorkshire, Huntington
      Dinah Burnell, serv, U, 26, chamber maid, born Yorkshire, Bishopthorpe
      Margaret Place, serv, U, 27, cook, born Yorkshire, Leaming
      Elizabeth Hopwood, U, 18, kitchen maid, born Yorkshire, Askham Richard"

    4. [S19] Census returns. 1861. England, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2005;), 07 Apr 1861, Middlethorpe, Yorkshire. ED 13; piece 3549; folio 121; page 20.

      "Middlethorpe Lodge
      James Meek, head, wid, 71, alderman & magistrate, born Yorkshire, Brompton
      Mary Pearson, sister-in-law, U, 74, born Yorkshire, Bramham
      Meek Dyson, grandson, U, 18, bankers clerk, born Yorkshire, Leeds
      5 servants"

    5. [S40] Deaths index (CR) England. Collection: England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915, (Name: FreeBMD;), Oct-Dec 1862, York, Yorkshire. Vol. 9d; page 20.

      "Meek, James"

    6. [S104] Testamentary records. England. Collection: Wills and Probate, London, England, 1507-1858, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2011;), 29 Dec 1862, York.

      "Meek, James Esq. Effects under £60,000.
      The Will of James Meek late of Middlethorpe Lodge near the City of York Esquiredeceased who died 13 December 1862 at Middlethorp Lodge aforesaid was proved at York by the oath of James Meek of the said City Esquire the Son the sole Executor."

    7. [S37] Marriages index (PR) England. Collection: England Marriages, 1538-1973, (Name: Intellectual Reserve Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA;), 22 Apr 1788, Marton in Cleveland, Yorkshire. Ref: batch M10581-2; system England-ODM; film 919070.

      "James Meek
      spouse: Martha Mewburn"

    8. [S175] Registers (PR) England. Collection: St Cuthberts, Marton, Cleveland. Parish Registers 1572-1866, Breckon, C. (transcriber), (Date: 1987;), 22 Apr 1788. Marriages, p131.

      "Jas Meek, Brompton; Martha Mewburn Mn"

    9. [S37] Marriages index (PR) England. Collection: England Marriages, 1538-1973, (Name: Intellectual Reserve Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA;), 25 Mar 1813, Tadcaster, Yorkshire. Batch M07190-1; system England-ODM; film 0918356/7.

      "James Meek;
      spouse: Ann Pearson"