Emma Meekhams1

#12130, (19 October 1854-July 1942)
Father*Charles Meekhams1 b. 1821, d. Jan 1887
Mother*Phoebe Blinks1 b. Mar 1819, d. Mar 1863
ChartsThe Meekhams of Shoreham
Birth*19 OCT 1854 Emma Meekhams was born on 19 OCT 1854 at Newington, London, EnglandG.2 
Name Variation She was also known as Meekcoms.3 
Baptism27 MAY 1855 She was baptized on 27 MAY 1855 at St Mary Magdalene Church, Bermondsey, London, EnglandG.4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1861 She lived with Charles Meekhams and Phoebe Blinks at Newington, LondonG, together with Phoebe Meekhams, Charles Meekcoms, William Meekhams, Richard Meekhams and Martha Meekhams.1 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1871 Emma Meekhams lived with Charles Meekhams and Elizabeth Mary Ann Davies at 27 Bedford Street, Lambeth, London, EnglandG.5 
Marriage*13 JUL 1874 Emma Meekhams married Robert Matthews on 13 JUL 1874 at Trinity Church, Newington, London, EnglandG.6 
Residence*30 MAR 1881 Emma Meekhams and Robert Matthews lived at B Buildings, 31N, Islington, London, EnglandG, together with Beatrice Mary Matthews and Lilian Matthews.7 
Residence30 MAR 1901 Emma Meekhams and Robert Matthews lived at 38 Thorpe Road, East Ham, Essex, EnglandG, together with Lilian Matthews, Edith Matthews, Jesse Matthews, May Matthews, Amy Matthews and Daisy Isobel Matthews.8 
Residence2 APR 1911 Emma Meekhams and Robert Matthews lived at 441 Katherine Road, Forest Gate, Essex, EnglandG, together with Ernest Matthews, Daisy Isobel Matthews and Amy Matthews.9 
Death*JUL 1942 Emma Meekhams died in JUL 1942 at Ilford, Essex, EnglandG, aged 87.10 


Robert Matthews b. 23 Oct 1854, d. 12 Mar 1923
Marriage*13 JUL 1874 She married Robert Matthews on 13 JUL 1874 at Newington, LondonG.6 
Last Edited12 Dec 2020


  1. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Bermondsey, London, Oct-Dec 1854, vol 1d 92.
  3. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census, normal spelling in documents.
  4. [S48] Parish Register, birth & bapt., Emma Meekcoms, parents Charles & Phoebe, St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, not numbered & fhl 0254552-60.
  5. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census.
  6. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; Emma Meekcoms, father Charles & Robert Matthews, father Robert, St Mary, Newington, no 313, p 157. Also St Savior, Jul-Sep 1874, vol 1d 45. & fhl 475302.
  7. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  8. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  9. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  10. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 88, Ilford, Essex, Jul 1942, vol 4a 339.
  11. [S77] British Army records, Enlistment, 1908.
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