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Octavius Robert MEWBURN

Male 1846 - 1905


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  • Name Octavius Robert MEWBURN 
    Born Between Oct and Dec 1846  Hexham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 12 Jan 1847  St John Lee, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census2 1851  Acomb, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census3 1861  Fleetwood, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census4 1871  Hornsey, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation merchants clerk 
    Died 12 Jan 1905  Chascomus, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I506  Mewburn
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 

    Father Simon MEWBURN,   b. 13 Jun 1799, St John Lee, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Oct 1872, Cricklewood, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret RICHMOND,   b. 07 Jul 1803, Simonburn, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1867, Acomb, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Oct 1830  Simonburn, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • London Gazette has a notice 17 June 1873 for dissolving Burrows, Mewburn and Company Commission Agents, in Walbrook, London, but Octavius carries on the business.
      Electoral roll 1875 for the City, living at 34 Packington Street, Islington with a warehouse and counting house at 1&2 Fenchurch Street.
      07 Jan 1876, Day and Mewburn of 1&2 Fenchurch Street and Birmingham dissolved - Hardware Factors and General Commission Agents
      No trace of him in the 1881 census, so presumably emigrated.
      Death from memorial at Lee St John, via 'Trudi' on Rootsweb

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Births index (CR) England. Collection: England & Wales Free BMD Births Index, 1837-1984, (Name: freeBMD;), Oct-Dec 1846, Hexham, Northumberland. Vol 25; page 299.

      "Octavious Robert Mewburn"

    2. [S89] Baptisms (PR) England. Collection: England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2008;), 12 Jan 1847, Lee, Northumberland. St John 1752-1902, film 1068897.

      "Octavius Robert Mewburn
      father: Simon Mewburn
      mother: Margaret"

    3. [S16] Census returns. 1851. England, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2005;), 30 Mar 1851, West Acomb, Northumberland. Class: HO107; Piece: 2415; Folio: 334; Page: 20; GSU roll 87093.

      "Acomb
      Simon Mewburn, head, mar, 51, landed proprietor, born Northumberland, St John Lee
      Margaret Mewburn, wife, mar, 47, born Northumberland, Simonburn
      Henry R Mewburn, son, 8, scholar, born Northumberland, St John Lee
      Octavious R Mewburn, son, 4, scholar at home, born Northumberland, Hexham
      Isabella Wilkinson, serv, U, 29, house servant, born Northumberland, St John Lee
      Mary Arthur, serv, U, 23, house servant, born Northumberland, Warden
      Elizabeth Cargin, serv, U, 17, house servant, born Northumberland, Hexham
      Isabella Hutchinson, laundress, W, 64, landress & serv, born Middlesex, Chelsea"

    4. [S19] Census returns. 1861. England, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2005;), 07 Apr 1861, Fleetwood, Lancashire. Class: RG9; Piece: 3150; Folio: 122; Page: 12; GSU roll: 543087.

      "Rossall School
      O.R. Mewburn, pupil, 14, scholar, born Northumberland, Hexham"

    5. [S21] Census returns. 1871. England, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2004;), 02 Apr 1871, Hornsey, Middx. Class: RG10; Piece: 1335; Folio: 121; Page: 6; GSU roll: 828278.

      "23 Brownsword Park
      Matilda, A, Robson, head, W, 55, private means, born Glos, Bristol
      Thomas Robson, son, U, 30, underwriter, born London
      Edward H. Robson, son, U, 22, underwriters clerk, born London
      Octavious R Mewburn, boarder, U, 24, merchants clerk, born Northumberland, Hexham
      Alice Addison, ward, 9, scholar, born London
      Agnes halton, serv, U, 18, domestic serv, housemaid, born Middx, Poplar"

    6. [S37] Marriages index (PR) England. Collection: England Marriages, 1538-1973, (Name: Intellectual Reserve Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA;), 20 Oct 1830, Simonburn, Northumberland. Ref: batch: M00436-2; system: England-ODM; film: 252553.

      "groom: Simon Mewburn
      bride: Margaret Richmond"