Mary Meredith

1776–
St Harmon, Radnorshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Meredith was born in 1776, in St Harmon, Radnorshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Meredith, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Margaret Price, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Edward Meredith
1744–1827
Elizabeth Margaret Price
1742–1827
David Meredith
1764–
Margaret Meredith
1783–
Edward Meredith
1769–1842
Evan Meredith
1775–
Mary Meredith
1776–
Ann Meredith
1778–
Elizabeth Meredith
1780–1841
John Richard Meredith
1786–1851
Meredith Meredith
1790–1857
William Meredith
1795–1850
Thomas Meredith
1795–1889

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World Events (6)

1815

Age 39

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 55

Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

Age 63

The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Maredudd. In Welsh the stress is on the second syllable. The Old Welsh form is Morgetiud, of which the first element may mean ‘pomp, splendor’ and the second is iudd ‘lord’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Mary Meredith, "Wales, Radnorshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Meredith - Published information: birth-name: Mary Meredith

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