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ID:936  James Mears 1838-1890
Gaz’s 3rd Great Grandfather
Birth    ABT 1838 Codsall Wood, Staffordshire,
Death October 1890 Cannock, Staffordshire
Mother    Ann Bentley 1805- /ID:917
Father    Joseph Mears (b.1811) /ID:940
1841
1841 Census for 'Codsall Wood, Staffordshire'
Name                      
Age     Est YOB Gender      Birth County   Occupation                
Joseph Mears         25        1816      Male           Staffordshire  Agricultural Labourer
Ann Mears 30 1811 Female    
Fanny Mears 8 1833 Female    
Thomas Mears 6 1835 Male   Staffordshire  
Elizabeth Mears 5 1836 Female Staffordshire  
James Mears 2 1839 Male   Staffordshire  
Joseph Mears 3mths 1841 Male   Staffordshire  
1851
1851 Census for 'Hungary Hill, Brewood, Staffordshire'
Name                      
Relationship Status     Age     Est YOB Gender    Birth County                     Occupation                                       
William Parkes Head              Married 50         1801      Male         Church Eaton, Staffs       Farmer of 24 acres (emp. 3 )
Mary Parkes Wife Married 44 1807 Female Leeds, Yorkshire Farmers wife
Mary Parkes Daughter   17 1834 Female Church Eaton, Staffs Farmers daughter
Henry Parkes Son   11 1840 Male Brewood, Staffs Scholar
William Parkes Son   8 1843 Male Brewood, Staffs Scholar
Jane Parkes Daughter   7 1844 Female Brewood, Staffs Scholar
Jane Smith Visitor   30 1821 Female Quarndon, Derbs Milliner
Pheobe Wedge Servant   18 1833 Female Brewood, Staffs House Servant
Charles Cartwright Servant   19 1832 Male Brewood, Staffs Farmers Servant
Thomas Mears Servant   16 1835 Male Brewood, Staffs Farmers Servant
James Mears Servant   12 1839 Male Brewood, Staffs Farmers Servant
1859
24 April 1859 - Marriage of Sarah Turner and James Mears at St.Johns, Bishopswood, Staffordshire
1861
20 October 1861- Baptism of son, Thomas Mears at St.Johns, Bishopswood, Staffordshire
1861
1861 Census for 'Whitemoor, Brewood, Staffordshire'
Name                      
Relationship Status    Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                     Occupation               
James Mears         Head               Married 24       1837       Male        Donnington, Shropshire Agricultural Labourer
Sarah Mears Wife Married 24 1837 Female Bradley, Staffs
 
Thomas Mears Son   1 1860 Male Brewood, Staffs  
1871
1871 Census for 'Watling Street Road, Norton Canes, Staffordshire'
Name                      
Relationship Status    Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                        Occupation               
James Mears         Head               Married 33       1838       Male        Codsall Wood, Staffs    Agricultural Labourer
Sarah Mears Wife Married 33 1838 Female Church Eaton, Staffs
 
Thomas Mears Son   12 1859 Male Kiddemore Green, Staffs  
Mary Ann Mears Daughter   10 1861 Female Kiddemore Green, Staffs  
William Mears Son   8 1863 Male Kiddemore Green, Staffs  
Arthur Mears Son   6 1865 Male Kiddemore Green, Staffs  
James Mears Son   4 1867 Male Kiddemore Green, Staffs  
Meredith Mears Son   2 1869 Male Norton Canes, Staffs  
1881
1881 Census for 'Cannock, Staffordshire'
Name                      
Relationship Status    Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                        Occupation               
James Mears         Head               Married 43 1838       Male        Brewood, Staffs                       Coal Miner
Sarah Mears Wife Married 44 1837 Female Brewood, Staffs                      
 
Thomas Mears Son   21 1860 Male Brewood, Staffs                       Coal Miner
Mary Ann Mears Daughter   19 1862 Female Brewood, Staffs                       Laundress
William Mears Son   17 1864 Male Brewood, Staffs                       Lamp Cleaner
Arthur Mears Son   15 1866 Male Brewood, Staffs                       Painter
James Mears Son   14 1867 Male Brewood, Staffs                       Groom
Meredith Mears Son   12 1869 Male Norton Canes, Staffs Scholar
Joseph Mears Son   11 1870 Male Norton Canes, Staffs  
Frederick Mears Son   7 1874 Male Norton Canes, Staffs  
Prescilla Mears Daughter   5 1876 Female Hednesford, Staffs  
Bertha Mears Daughter   3 1878 Female Hednesford, Staffs  
1890
8th October 1890 - Burial of James Mears at St Peters, Hednesford, Staffordshire