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Thomas Meynell

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Thomas Meynell (1763-1854) of the Friarage, Yarm, and of Kilvington Hall, near Thirsk

1763 April 11th. Born at Crathorne, N. Yorks, the son of Joseph Meynell and his wife Frances Newsam

1804 August 28th. Married in London to Theresa Mary Wright

c1805 Birth of son Thomas Meynell, junior, who on 1863 March 24th, died in London age 57. [1]

1822 Meynell was Chairman of the Stockton and Darlington Railway

1851 Living at Kilvington: Thomas Meynell (age 75 born Yarm), Justice of Peace and Deputy lieutenant and a Widower. With his daughter Teresa Meynell (age 24 born Yarm). Also three visitors and eight servants.[2]

1854 July 19th. Died age 79(sic). Of Kilvington Hall and The Fryerage, Yarm.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Morning Post - Thursday 26 March 1863
  2. 1851 Census
  3. Morning Chronicle - Monday 24 July 1854