See also

Family of Alfred Meller and Edith Marie Sherard

Husband: Alfred Meller

  • Name:

  • Alfred Meller2,3,4

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Name Prefix:

  • Major

  • Name Suffix:

  • JP

  • Father:

  • Thomas William Meller (1809?- )

  • Mother:

  • Emma Edwards (1819?-1903)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • justice of the peace and an army officer5,6

  • Birth:

  • 1849 (app)

  • Woodbridge, Suffolk, England2,3,5,6

  • Baptism:

  • 26 Aug 1849 (age 0)

  • St. Mary's Church, Church Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England2

  •  

  • son of Thomas William Meller (clerk) and Emma of the Rectory Woodbridge

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 1)

  • Drybridge Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England3

  •  

  • son living with his parents, a sister and three servants. Born in Woodbridge Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 41)

  • The Limes, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • married head of the household being a JP for the county of Suffolk and captain and horse major in the 3rd Battalion Norfolk Regiment living with his wife Edith Marie, daughter Edith, sons Sherard and Robert, two nurses and three servants. Born in Woodbridge Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 51)

  • The Limes, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England6

  •  

  • married head of the household being a J.P. for the County of Suffolk and a retired Major 3rd Battalion Norfolk Regiment living with his wife Edith, daughter Ivy and five servants. Born in Woodbridge Suffolk

  • Death:

  • 1922 (app) (age 72-73)7

  •  

Wife: Edith Marie Sherard

  • Name:

  • Edith Marie Sherard1,7

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 1859 (app)

  • India5,6

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 32)

  • The Limes, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • married wife living with her husband Alfred, daughter Edith, sons Sherard and Robert, two nurses and three servants. Born in India

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 41)

  • The Limes, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England6

  •  

  • married wife living with her husband Alfred, daughter Ivy and five servants. Born in India

Child 1: Edith May Meller

  • Name:

  • Edith May Meller8,9

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 1 May 1884

  • Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England5,8,9

  • Baptism:

  • 3 Jun 1884 (age 0)

  • St. Andrew's Church, Rushmere Street, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England9

  •  

  • daughter of Alfred Meller (captain in 3rd Battalion Norfolk regiment) and Edith Marie of The Limes Rushmere St. Andrew

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 6)

  • The Limes, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • daughter living with her parents Alfred and Edith Marie, brothers Sherard and Robert, two nurses and three servants. Born in Rushmere Suffolk

Child 2: Sherard Alfred Meller

  • Name:

  • Sherard Alfred Meller5,10

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Violet Gwladys Mansel Shewen (1885?-1968)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • civil engineer then a company director11,12

  • Birth:

  • 3 May 1885

  • Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England10,11,13,14

  •  

  • 1901 census says born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Baptism:

  • 5 Jun 1885 (age 0)

  • St. Andrew's Church, Rushmere Street, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England10

  •  

  • son of Alfred Meller (captain in 3rd Battalion Norfolk regiment) and Edith Marie of The Limes Rushmere St. Andrew

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 5)

  • The Limes, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • son living with his parents Alfred and Edith Marie, sister Edith, brother Robert, two nurses and three servants. Born in Rushmere Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 15)

  • The Park, High Street, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, England14

  •  

  • a boarder (at Harrow School) with his brother Robert. Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 25)

  • 6 Addison Road, Plymouth, Devon, England11

  •  

  • an unmarried boarder working as a civil engineer and living in nine rooms with the widowed Eliza Bamber and four others. Born in Rushmere Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census absence:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 54)

  •  

  •  

  • probably in the USA

  • Administrator:

  • 14 Jul 1948 (age 63)

  •  

     

    Sherard Alfred Meller was appointed as administrator at the probate hearing of Robert William Meller on Wednesday on 14 July 1948 at the Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

  • Death:

  • 17 Mar 1966 (age 80)

  • Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England15,16

  • Probate:

  • 8 Nov 1966

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England16

  •  

  • of Cleavelands Old Heath Colchester died 17th March 1966, probate of £206,464 (~£3,490,000 in 2017) to Eric James Pointon and Kenneth Anthony Holme solicitors

Child 3: Robert William Meller

  • Name:

  • Robert William Meller17,18,19

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Florence Douglas (1877-1967)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • surgeon and medical practioner20,21

  • Birth:

  • 3 Sep 1886

  • Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England5,14,17,18,21,22

  •  

  • 1901 census says born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Baptism:

  • 23 Oct 1886 (age 0)

  • St. Andrew's Church, Rushmere Street, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England18

  •  

  • son of Alfred Meller (captain in 3rd Battalion Norfolk regiment) and Edith Marie of The Limes Rushmere St. Andrew

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 4)

  • The Limes, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • son living with his parents Alfred and Edith Marie, sister Edith, brother Sherard, two nurses and three servants. Born in Rushmere Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 14)

  • The Park, High Street, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, England14

  •  

  • a boarder (at Harrow School) with his brother Sheraid. Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 24)

  • 7 Kings Bench Walk, Inner Temple, London, England22

  •  

  • an unmarried visitor working as a medical student and living with Douglas Doyle Jones and a servant. Born in Rushmere Ipswich Suffolk

  • Military Service:

  • 30 Jan 1915 (age 28)

  • Royal Navy Plymouth Battalion as a surgeon20

  •  

  • going with the Expeditionary Force to France on 6th February 1915

  • Medals:

  • 1920 (app)23

  •  

  •  

  • 1915 Star, Victory and British War medals

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 53)

  • 79 Garrison Lane, Felixstowe, Suffolk, England21

  •  

  • a married medical practioner and an A.R.P. medical member living with his wife Florence, daughters Diana and Joan, and a closed record. Born on 3rd September 1886

  • Death:

  • 16 Mar 1948 (age 62)

  • Deben "Registration District", Suffolk, England12,19

  • Probate:

  • 14 Jul 1948

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England12

  •  

  • of Mill Lane House Garrison Lane Felixstowe Suffolk died 16th March 1948, probate of effects of £29,189 17s 8d later resworn as £33,341 13s 7d (~£1,098,000 in 2017) to Sherard Alfred Meller company director

Child 4: Ivy Linton Meller

  • Name:

  • Ivy Linton Meller24,25

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Edward Oswald Every (1886-1959)

  • Birth:

  • 26 Apr 1891

  • Rushmere Street, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England6,24,25,26,27,28

  • Baptism:

  • 25 May 1891 (age 0)

  • St. Andrew's Church, Rushmere Street, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England25

  •  

  • daughter of Alfred Meller (captain in 3rd Battalion Norfolk regiment) and Edith Marie of The Limes Rushmere St. Andrew

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 9)

  • The Limes, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England6

  •  

  • daughter living with her parents Alfred and Edith, and five servants. Born in Rushmere Street Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 19)

  • 18 Rutland Court, Rutland Gardens, Knightsbridge, London, England26

  •  

  • married wife living on private means with her husband Edward, a visitor and five servants. Born in Rushmere Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 48)

  • The Cottage, Egginton, Derbyshire, England27

  •  

  • married and living on private means with her husband Edward, son John and three others. Born on 26th April 1891

  • Death:

  • 27 Jun 1976 (age 85)

  • Uttlesford "Registration District", Essex, England28,29

  • Probate:

  • 24 Sep 1976

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England29

  •  

  • of Walters Gift Start Hill Bishop's Stortford Hertfordshire died 27th June 1976, probate of £92,372 (~£640,000 in 2017)

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1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Portsea Island 1883 quarter:2 volume:2b page:797. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

2.

Suffolk Family History Society Carlford and Wilford Baptisms 1813-1900, (2012 SFK-BPI-14/P1 own copy). Woodbridge, St. Mary entry:1313. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

3.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1801 folio:626 page:39. Cit. Date: 26 November 2017.

4.

Suffolk Family History Society Carlford and Wilford Baptisms 1813-1900, (2012 SFK-BPI-14/P1 own copy). Rushmere St. Andrew, St. Andrew. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

5.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1474 folio:56 page:16. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

6.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1782 folio:54 page:9. Cit. Date: 14 October 2019.

7.

Robert J "Bob" Briscoe personal communication. email dated 27th October 2018. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

8.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Woodbridge 1884 quarter:2 volume:4a page:796. Cit. Date: 14 October 2019.

9.

Suffolk Family History Society Carlford and Wilford Baptisms 1813-1900, (2012 SFK-BPI-14/P1 own copy). Rushmere St. Andrew, St. Andrew entry:429. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

10.

Ibid. Rushmere St. Andrew, St. Andrew entry:455. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

11.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:12942 class:RG78 piece:747 registration district:276 sub-district:1 enumeration district:4 schedule:463. Cit. Date: 7 February 2021.

12.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Ipswich 1948 page:679. Cit. Date: 6 November 2020.

13.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Woodbridge 1885 quarter:3 volume:4a page:786. Cit. Date: 14 October 2019.

14.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1207 folio:68 page:49. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

15.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1966 quarter:1 volume:4a page:808. Cit. Date: 7 February 2021.

16.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Ipswich 1966 page:344. Cit. Date: 7 February 2021.

17.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Woodbridge 1886 quarter:4 volume:4a page:823. Cit. Date: 14 October 2019.

18.

Suffolk Family History Society Carlford and Wilford Baptisms 1813-1900, (2012 SFK-BPI-14/P1 own copy). Rushmere St. Andrew, St. Andrew entry:4494. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

19.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Deben 1948 quarter:1 volume:4b page:714. Cit. Date: 6 November 2020.

20.

FindMyPast Royal Naval Division Service Records 1914-1920, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). National Archive ref:ADM339. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

21.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:6617H page:6 line:22 letter code:TWEK. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

22.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:1319 class:RG78 piece:45 registration district:15 sub-district:2 enumeration district:29 schedule:83. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

23.

Ancestry UK, Naval Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1972, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

24.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Woodbridge 1891 quarter:2 volume:4a page:943. Cit. Date: 14 October 2019.

25.

Suffolk Family History Society Carlford and Wilford Baptisms 1813-1900, (2012 SFK-BPI-14/P1 own copy). Rushmere St. Andrew, St. Andrew entry:602. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

26.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:429 registration district:5 sub-district:1 enumeration district:15 schedule:55. Cit. Date: 14 October 2019.

27.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:5966G page:8 line:36 letter code:RCUC. Cit. Date: 14 October 2019.

28.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Uttlesford 1976 quarter:2 volume:9 page:2957. Cit. Date: 14 October 2019.

29.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1976 page:2676 ref:761204404R. Cit. Date: 14 October 2019.