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Default John Mealing 1805-1884

John Mealing, baptised 15 Sep 1805, Guiting Power, Gloucestershire
son of Abraham Mealing and Mary, nee Sadler.

John married Mary Wells 06 Aug 1834, Barnsley, Gloucestershire


1841 HO 107/ 363 16
John Mealing 33 ag lab
Mary Mealing 28, wife,
William Mealing 6,
Ann Mealing 4,
Charles Mealing 2
[Mary and the children are also enumerated in Barnsley with her parents William and Sarah Wells]

1851 HO 107/ 1968 / 104 p.12
John Mealing,
Mary Mealing,
William,16,
Ann 14,
Charles 12,
Sarah Ann 9,
James 6,
Stephen 4,
Emma 2

1861 RG9/1781/ 79 pp.2 & 3
Recorded on census as Melins
John 56,
Mary 49,
James 17,
Stephen 14,[all ag labs]
Emma 12,
Richard 8

1862 John's son William was tried for murder, found innocent on the grounds of insanity and sent to Broadmoor.

1871 RG10/ 2645 18 p 7
John 65,
Mary 59,
Richard 17 all ag labs.
[average weekly agricultural wage 1872 Gloucestershire 14s]

1881 RG11/ 2553/ 73 p.3
John 75, Mary 69, plus two people whose relationship is unknown, but who appear to be lodgers: Joyce Taylor, 66, widow, no occupation, born Combend - further up on same page are another Taylor family, and Elizabeth Griffin 72 b. Gloucester, also no occupation.

death:
Mealins,[sic] John Age at death: 79
12 August 1884 Cirencester U.S.D. Agricultural labourer of Rendcombe.
Committed suicide by cutting his throat with a razor - lived 20 days. Certificate received from A.J. Morton Bell, coroner for Gloucestershire. Inquest held 13th August 1884. Registered 15th August 1884.

Link to 3 x gt grandmother: http://www.genealogistsforum.co.uk/f...hlight=mealing
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Found a newspaper account that says poor John was nursed at home by his daughter [Sarah] Ann Morgan, but removed against his and his relatives' wishes to the Workhouse where he died.
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