Samuel Meller (kc)
Birth: 1814 - not Leics Christening: 27 Jun 1814 - St John's, Longton Death: 8 Apr 1845 - Higham on the Hill, Leics Burial: 12 Apr 1845 - Higham on the Hill, Leics
Father: John Meller (kc) Mother: Mary Brammer (kc)
Spouses and Children
1. *Mary Corral (Currin) (kc) Marriage: 30 Oct 1833 - Higham on the Hill, Leics Children: 1. John Currin 2. James Meller 3. Samuel Meller 4. Samuel Meller (kc) 5. Charles Meller 6. Sarah Meller
Marriage Notes (Mary Corral (Currin) (kc))
It is interesting to note that John had two sons baptized 'Samuel'. This one died in the April of 1845 and his father then named his next son, born to his second wife Frances, a few months later, with the same name.
bap:Samuel Mellor b abt 1814, bap:27 Jun 1814 Longton, Staffs. f:John Mellor m:Mary LDS (Collection: St John; -; Date Range: 1764 - 1830; item 11 p39, FHL microfilm 1471086)
1832: An Order of Filiation was made declaring Samuel (a Potter) to be the father of Mary Currin's child born on 16 Aug 1832 (ie John Currin).
Samuel was ordered to pay the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the parish of Higham-on-the-Hill:
One Shilling and Sixpence per week for the sustenation and maintenace of the child;
Eleven Shillings for expenses incient to the birth of the child;
Two Shillings and Sixpence for the reasonable cost of his apprehension and securing;
Six Shillings for the cost of the Order.
Mary Currin was ordered to pay Nine pence per week in case she should not nurse and take care of the child herself.
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1834: Occ: Potter on bap of James
1836: Occ: Potter on bap of Samuel I
1838: Occ: Potter on bap of Samuel II
1841: Higham. Elizabeth Currin 80, John 60 Aglab, Hannah 20, John 8 (Sam & Mary's son), Ann 4m, Samuel Mellor 25 Hawker (of Pottery), w Mary 25, James 7, Samuel 2, Charles 2m
1842: Occ: Potter on bap of Charles
d: Samuel Miller Apr-May-Jun 1845 Hinckley Leics 15 56
or, less likely:
d:Samuel Meller Apr-May-Jun 1845 Cheadle Staffs 17 19
bur: Samuel Meller d:8 Apr 1845 bur:12 Apr 1845 Higham on the Hill, Leics.
Banns published on 23rd & 30th Sep & 7 Oct 1832
Order of Filiation made on 23 Oct 1832
Banns republished 13th, 20th & 27th Oct 1833
Marriage on 30th Oct 1833
Curate: M Fisher
Wit: Elizabeth Corral & Thomas Eliott