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Tulip MEWBURN

Male Abt 1755 - Abt 1834  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Tulip MEWBURN 
    Born Abt Apr 1755  St John Lee, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 17 Apr 1755  St John Lee, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Apprentice/Clerkship 1770  Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation woolen draper; spirit merchant; labourer; farmer 
    Died Abt Jan 1834  Fenton, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 Jan 1834  Hayton, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I485  Mewburn
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2017 

    Father Simon MEWBURN,   b. Abt 1709, Earsdon, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1784, Acomb, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary TULIP,   b. Abt 1719,   d. 04 Oct 1779, Acomb, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 02 Nov 1736  Tillington, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharine REED,   b. Abt 1756,   d. 25 Feb 1811, Kirk Merrington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 04 Jun 1778  Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth ARMSTRONG,   b. 01 Feb 1792, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1875, Westgate, Newcastle, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Dec 1813  Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
     1. Isabella MEWBURN,   b. Abt 1834, Hayton, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1913, Castle Ward, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)  []
     2. Simon Henry Tulip MEWBURN,   b. Abt Sep 1826, Kirk Andrews upon Esk, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1870, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)  []
     3. Elizabeth MEWBURN,   b. Abt Jun 1822, Hayton, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jan and Mar 1881, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     4. James MEWBURN,   b. Abt Nov 1819, Rockcliffe, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1866, Middlebie, Dumfries-shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)  []
     5. Mary Ann MEWBURN,   b. Abt Dec 1816, Kirk Andrews upon Esk, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     6. Frances MEWBURN,   b. Abt 1831, Hayton, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Apr and Jun 1885, South Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     7. Bridget MEWBURN,   b. Abt 1829, Hayton, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Dec 1897, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)  []
     8. Jemima MEWBURN,   b. Abt Dec 1814, Kirk Andrews upon Esk, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jan and Mar 1887, Carlisle, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     9. Jane MEWBURN,   b. Abt 1830, Hayton, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Apr and Jun 1891, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 20 Aug 1770 apprenticed to John Reed, Newcastle, Mercer. Presumably wife Catharine Reed was John's daughter (1778 was just after the apprenticeship would have ended).
      1781, Bailey's Northern Directory - woollen draper, textiles, Groat Market, Newcastle. Same in 1778 in Whitehead's Newcastle Directory.
      1795, Newcastle and Gateshead Directory at Side, Newcastle, brandy merchant food/drinks
      1798 Land Tax Redemption occupying property of Wm Yeilder (Tulip's half-uncle William the tanner married a Yielder) at St Johns, Newcastle assessed at 7/6d
      1798 subscribed to a treatise on spherical geometry.
      Appears in various Newcastle directories between 1776-1800, at Groat Market, Newcastle.
      London Gazette, 29 Aug 1797, notice of bankruptcy against Tulip, spirit merchant; 07 Nov 1797 notice of conformity; 03 Nov 1801 notice that a final dividend will be made on 03 Dec.
      No children from first marriage. Married again in 1813 at 58 and had nine children up to 1833.
      Buried 19 Jan 1834, age 78, at St Mary Magdalene, Hayton, Cumberland (NBI). Newspapers mention small well-kept farm to rent in Feb 1834 at Fenton, 5 miles SE of Carlisle, previously occupied by Tulip.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Baptisms index (PR) England. Collection: England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, (Name: Ancestry.co Operations Inc; Location: Utah, USA; Date: 2012;), 17 Apr 1755, Lee St John, Northumberland. Batch: P00419-1; System: England-ODM; Film: 95002.


      "Tulip Mewburn;
      father: Simon Mewburn"

    2. [S131] Apprentices of Great Britain Register, (Name: The National Archives; Location: Kew, London, England;), 57/165 1770 MEWBURN.

      "Tulip to Jn Read of Newcastle/Tyne merc £63"

    3. [S46] Burials index England. National Burial Index, 3rd Edn, (Name: Federation of Family History Societies & Associates; Location: Manchester; Date: 2010;), 19 Jan 1834, Hayton, Cumberland.

      "St Mary Magdalene
      Tulip Mewburn; age 78"

    4. [S37] Marriages index (PR) England. Collection: England Marriages, 1538-1973, (Name: Intellectual Reserve Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA;), 02 Nov 1736, Tillington, Sussex, England. Batch: I03892-8; System: England-EASy; Fim: 1469899; Ref: 571-2.

      "Groom: Simon Mewburn; birth date 1710, age 26. Bride Mary Twedapp; birth date 1719, age 17"

    5. [S37] Marriages index (PR) England. Collection: England Marriages, 1538-1973, (Name: Intellectual Reserve Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA;), 04 Jun 1778, Newcastle, Northumberland. Ref: batch: M00418-1; system: England-ODM; film: 95014, 95015.

      "Groom: Tulip Mewburn
      Bride: Catharine Reed
      Place: Saint John"

    6. [S77] Marriages (PR) England. Collection: Marriage Bonds and Allegations, London and Surrey, England, 1597-1921, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2011;), 20 May 1777, St George, Middlesex. Ref: DL/A/D/006/MS10091/138.

      "Appeared personally Tulip Mewburn and made Oath, that he is of the Parish of St George in the County of Middlesex a Batchelor aged twenty one years and upwards and intendeth to marry with Catherine Reed of the same Parish a Spinster aged twenty one years and upwards"

    7. [S69] Marriages (PR) England. Collection: Marriage Bonds, Durham Diocese District (transcripts), (Name: Durham Records Online;), 23 May 1778, Durham Diocese, Durham. Rec No 432652.14.

      "Tulip Mewburn (clothier), age 23, of St John, Newcastle-upon-Tyne obtained a licence to marry Catherine Reed, age 23, of St Andrew, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, directed to St John. Surety: Matthew Hall, innkeeper, of St Nicholas, Newcastle-upon-Tyne [Note: married 4 Jun at St. John]"

    8. [S57] Marriages (PR) Scotland. Collection: Marriage Registers, Gretna Green, Scotland, 1794-1895, (Name: Ancestry.com; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2009;).

      "Tulip Mewburn of Acomb near Hexham Northumberland. My intended wife is Betty Armstrong of Cannaby in the County of Dumfries"

    9. [S349] 19th Century Longtown. A history of Longtown, with stories taken from the Carlisle Journal and Carlisle Patriot Newspapers, Bridget (), 31 Dec 1813. Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire.

      "Lately, at Gretna Green, Mr Tulip Mewburn, merchant, Newcastle, to Miss Betsey Armstrong, daughter of Mr Thomas Armstrong, dancing master, formerly sexton of Cannonbie."
      citing either the Carlisle Journal or Carlise Patriot