John Menzies

b. 27 February 1842, d. 19 March 1919
     John Menzies was born on 27 February 1842 at Moulin, Perthshire, Scotland.
John Menzies married Margaret Elder on 4 March 1870 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.
John Menzies was a blacksmith on 2 April 1911.
John Menzies died on 19 March 1919 at Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 77.

Family

Margaret Elder b. c 1844, d. 19 Mar 1896
Marriage*
John Menzies married Margaret Elder on 4 March 1870 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Child

John Charles Menzies

b. 1911, d. 10 September 1944
FatherJohn Menzies b. 6 Jan 1875, d. 1968
MotherAlice Barber b. 1876, d. 1924
     John Charles Menzies was born in 1911 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Menzies and Alice Barber.
John Charles Menzies died on 10 September 1944 at Italy.
Private JC Menzies (2879835) was in the infantry in the London Scottish (Donsdale) Regiment when he died.2

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Oct-Dec 1911, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 372."
  2. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Ancestry.com. UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009.
    Original data: England. The National Archives. “War Office: Roll of Honour, Second World War.” Database. Army Roll of Honour 1939-45. Soldiers Died in World War Two. (WO304). CD Rom. Naval & Military Press."

Leonard James Menzies

b. 9 March 1915, d. September 2004
FatherJohn Menzies b. 6 Jan 1875, d. 1968
MotherAlice Barber b. 1876, d. 1924
     Leonard James Menzies was born on 9 March 1915 at Brighton, Sussex, England; DOB from GRO Deaths Index.1 He was the son of John Menzies and Alice Barber.
Leonard James Menzies died in September 2004 at Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 89.2

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Apr-Jun 1915, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 342."
  2. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Sep 2004, Brighton, District no: 452/1, Reg no: B15B, Ent no: 122, DOR: 904."

Robert John Menzies

b. 26 November 1900, d. 11 March 1982
FatherJohn Menzies b. 6 Jan 1875, d. 1968
MotherAlice Barber b. 1876, d. 1924
     Robert John Menzies was born on 26 November 1900 at Stratford, West Ham, Essex, England.1 He was the son of John Menzies and Alice Barber.
Robert John Menzies witnessed the will of Charles Barber dated 27 September 1978 at Hove, Sussex, England.2
On 27 September 1978 Robert John Menzies lived at 23 Highcroft Villas, Brighton, Sussex, England.3
In March 1982 Robert John Menzies lived at 23 Highcroft Villas, Brighton, Sussex, England.4
Robert John Menzies died on 11 March 1982 at Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 81.4
His estate was probated on 4 June 1982 at Brighton, Sussex, England, not exceeding £25000.4

Citations

  1. [S13] General Register Office: Indexes to Birth, Marriages, Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1901, West Ham, Essex, Vol 4A Page 208."
  2. [S272] Copy of Letter from Victoria and Albert Griffiths, to Rita and Fred Barber, dated 1 June 1980 (GG Barber Private Archives, Perth, W. Australia) "Copy of Will attached to this letter."
  3. [S273] Will of Charles Barber of Brighton, Sussex, England, made 27 Sep 1978, proved in the Brighton, 15 May 1980. (800506812M).
  4. [S422] National Probate Calendar, England & Wales (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966. (https://www.ancestry.co.uk/).

Victoria Margaret Menzies

b. 5 March 1904, d. April 2003
FatherJohn Menzies b. 6 Jan 1875, d. 1968
MotherAlice Barber b. 1876, d. 1924
     Victoria Margaret Menzies was born on 5 March 1904 at Brighton, Sussex, England; DOB from GRO Deaths Index.1 She was the daughter of John Menzies and Alice Barber.
Victoria Margaret Menzies married Albert Edward Griffiths in 1926 at Steyning, Sussex, England.2
Victoria Margaret Menzies witnessed the will of Charles Barber dated 27 September 1978 at Hove, Sussex, England.3
On 1 June 1980 Victoria Margaret Menzies and Albert Edward Griffiths lived at 23 Highcroft Villas, Brighton, Sussex, England.4
Victoria Margaret Menzies died in April 2003 at Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 99.5

Family

Albert Edward Griffiths b. 21 Jul 1902, d. 1982
Marriage*
Victoria Margaret Menzies married Albert Edward Griffiths in 1926 at Steyning, Sussex, England.2 

Citations

  1. [S13] General Register Office: Indexes to Birth, Marriages, Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1904, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 221."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1926, Steyning, Vol 2b Page 653."
  3. [S272] Copy of Letter from Victoria and Albert Griffiths, to Rita and Fred Barber, dated 1 June 1980 (GG Barber Private Archives, Perth, W. Australia) "Copy of Will attached to this letter."
  4. [S272] Copy of Letter from Victoria and Albert Griffiths, to Rita and Fred Barber, dated 1 June 1980 (GG Barber Private Archives, Perth, W. Australia).
  5. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "April 2003, Brighton, District no: 4521B, Reg no: B11B, Ent no: 194, DOR: 403."

Sarah Meppome

      Note that teh surname should probably be spelt MEPHAM or MEOPHAM.
Sarah Meppome married William Ince on 17 May 1659 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1

Family

William Ince d. 1677/78
Marriage*
Sarah Meppome married William Ince on 17 May 1659 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Mary Merchant

     Mary Merchant married William Thorpe on 20 August 1771 at Findon, Sussex, England, William of Parham; Mary of this parish.1

Family

William Thorpe
Marriage*
Mary Merchant married William Thorpe on 20 August 1771 at Findon, Sussex, England, William of Parham; Mary of this parish.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Elizabeth Merike

b. 1614
     Elizabeth Merike was born in 1614 at Sussex, England.
Elizabeth Merike married Nicholas Fryar on 5 May 1635 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.1

Family

Nicholas Fryar b. 1610
Marriage*
Elizabeth Merike married Nicholas Fryar on 5 May 1635 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Nicholas Meriwether

     Nicholas Meriwether married Alice A'Downe, daughter of William A'Downe and Eleanor Saxbyes, on 7 November 1596 at Rotherfield, Sussex, England.1
Nicholas Meriwether witnessed the will of John A'Downe dated 7 November 1600 at Rotherfield, Sussex, England.2

Family

Alice A'Downe b. 5 Jun 1573
Marriage*
Nicholas Meriwether married Alice A'Downe, daughter of William A'Downe and Eleanor Saxbyes, on 7 November 1596 at Rotherfield, Sussex, England.1 

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S665] Will of John Downe of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 17 Nov 1600, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 Dec 1600. (ESRO: PBT/1/1/11/61B).

Alfred Merrit

b. circa 1888
FatherSamuel Merrit b. c 1849, d. 1915
MotherEmily Gladman b. 25 Apr 1847
     Alfred Merrit was born circa 1888 at Hassocks, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Merrit and Emily Gladman.
Alfred Merrit was a soldier on 2 April 1911.1

Citations

  1. [S73] 1911 Census for England "Class: RG14; Piece: 5212; Schedule Number: 160."

Arthur Thomas Merrit

b. circa 1881
FatherSamuel Merrit b. c 1849, d. 1915
MotherEmily Gladman b. 25 Apr 1847
     Arthur Thomas Merrit was born circa 1881 at Burgess Hill, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Merrit and Emily Gladman.

Citations

  1. [S73] 1911 Census for England "Class: RG14; Piece: 5212; Schedule Number: 160."

Charles Merrit

b. circa 1883
FatherSamuel Merrit b. c 1849, d. 1915
MotherEmily Gladman b. 25 Apr 1847
     Charles Merrit was born circa 1883 at Hassocks, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Merrit and Emily Gladman.
Charles Merrit was a baker on 2 April 1911.1

Citations

  1. [S73] 1911 Census for England "Class: RG14; Piece: 5212; Schedule Number: 160."

Frank William Merrit

b. circa 1879
FatherSamuel Merrit b. c 1849, d. 1915
MotherEmily Gladman b. 25 Apr 1847
     Frank William Merrit was born circa 1879 at Burgess Hill, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Merrit and Emily Gladman.
Frank William Merrit was a policeman on 2 April 1911.1

Citations

  1. [S73] 1911 Census for England "Class: RG14; Piece: 5212; Schedule Number: 160."

George Henry Merrit

b. circa 1876
FatherSamuel Merrit b. c 1849, d. 1915
MotherEmily Gladman b. 25 Apr 1847
     George Henry Merrit was born circa 1876 at Burgess Hill, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Merrit and Emily Gladman.
George Henry Merrit was a builder's labourer on 2 April 1911.1

Citations

  1. [S73] 1911 Census for England "Class: RG14; Piece: 5212; Schedule Number: 160."

Samuel Merrit

b. circa 1849, d. 1915
     Samuel Merrit was born circa 1849 at Alresford, Hampshire, England.1
On 2 April 1871 Samuel Merrit lived at Clayton, Sussex, England.2
Samuel Merrit was a carpenter's apprentice on 2 April 1871.2
Samuel Merrit married Emily Gladman, daughter of Gideon Gladman and Caroline Eager, on 16 November 1872 at Burgess Hill, Sussex, England.3
On 5 April 1891 Samuel Merrit and Emily Gladman lived at 15 Bonchurch Rd, Keymer, Sussex, England.4
On 31 March 1901 Samuel Merrit and Emily Gladman lived at 15 Bonchurch Rd, Keymer, Sussex, England.1
Samuel Merrit was a carpenter on 31 March 1901.1
On 2 April 1911 Samuel Merrit and Emily Gladman lived at 10 Leylands Terraces, Fishergate, Shoreham, Sussex, England.5
Samuel Merrit died in 1915 at Steyning, Sussex, England. Needs to be checked.6

Family

Emily Gladman b. 25 Apr 1847
Marriage*
Samuel Merrit married Emily Gladman, daughter of Gideon Gladman and Caroline Eager, on 16 November 1872 at Burgess Hill, Sussex, England.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S72] 1901 Census for England "Class: RG13; Piece: 910; Folio: 76; Page: 18."
  2. [S69] 1871 Census for England, "Class: RG10; Piece: 1064; Folio: 69; Page: 24; GSU roll: 827490."
  3. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Oct-Dec 1872, Cuckfield, Vol 2b Page 280."
  4. [S71] 1891 Census for England "Class: RG12; Piece: 793; Folio: 69; Page: 13; GSU roll: 6095903."
  5. [S73] 1911 Census for England "Class: RG14; Piece: 5212; Schedule Number: 160."
  6. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1915, Steyning, Vol 2b Page 572, age 74 years."

Samuel Edward Merrit

b. circa 1874
FatherSamuel Merrit b. c 1849, d. 1915
MotherEmily Gladman b. 25 Apr 1847
     Samuel Edward Merrit was born circa 1874 at Burgess Hill, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Merrit and Emily Gladman.
Samuel Edward Merrit was a gardener on 2 April 1911.1

Citations

  1. [S73] 1911 Census for England "Class: RG14; Piece: 5212; Schedule Number: 160."

Elizabeth Harriet Message

b. 11 November 1822, d. 1914
MotherHannah Message
     Elizabeth Harriet Message was born on 11 November 1822 at Warbleton, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Hannah Message.
Elizabeth Harriet Message was baptized on 1 April 1823 at Heathfield Chapel (Independent), Heathfield, Sussex, England.1
Elizabeth Harriet Message married John Funnell, son of John Thelwell and Phillis Funnell, in 1840 at Hailsham, Sussex, England, under the name Harriet Message.2
Elizabeth Harriet Message died in 1914 at Battle, Sussex, England.

Family

John Funnell b. 28 Mar 1819
Marriage*
Elizabeth Harriet Message married John Funnell, son of John Thelwell and Phillis Funnell, in 1840 at Hailsham, Sussex, England, under the name Harriet Message.2 

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; General Register Office: Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths surrendered to the Non-parochial Registers Commissions of 1837 and 1857; Class Number: RG 4; Piece Number: 3107."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Oct-Dec 1840, Hailsham, Vol 7 Page 523."

Hannah Message

Family

Child

John Mewett

     John Mewett married Elizabeth Wollar on 11 April 1803 at Willingdon, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1

Family

Elizabeth Wollar
Marriage*
John Mewett married Elizabeth Wollar on 11 April 1803 at Willingdon, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Lucy Mewett

b. circa 1816, d. 20 May 1889
FatherJohn Mewett
MotherElizabeth Wollar
     Lucy Mewett was born circa 1816 at Willingdon, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Mewett and Elizabeth Wollar.
Lucy Mewett married Thomas Breach, son of Richard Breach and Elizabeth Dennis, on 23 November 1844 at Newhaven, Sussex, England.1
Lucy Mewett died on 20 May 1889 at 4 Cavendish Place, Eastbourne, Sussex, England.

Family

Thomas Breach b. 26 Mar 1803, d. 10 May 1869
Marriage*
Lucy Mewett married Thomas Breach, son of Richard Breach and Elizabeth Dennis, on 23 November 1844 at Newhaven, Sussex, England.1 

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1637; Folio: 217; Page: 9; GSU roll: 193540."