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Mepham and Vidler of Battle


Can anyone tell me if there are any burials in the Battle cemetery on Marley Lane with the names Mepham or Vidler?Any help greatly appreciated.


4 responses to “Mepham and Vidler of Battle”

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    Hello Sylvia

    There are 29 Vidler and 35 Mephem (and variants) buried there between 1862, when the cemetery opened, and 2002.
    There are too many to list but let me know any specific names and I can check a transcript of the records.

    Kind regards
    Caroline

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    Hi Caroline:
    I am interested in the names listed who are my grand-parents and great grand-parents:
    George Vidler born:1821
    His wife:Harriet born:1826
    Lewis James Mepham born 1846, died:about 1909
    His wife:Matilda born: 1847,died about 1929
    George Lewis Mepham born:1880, died about 1930
    His wife: Bertha: born 1878
    I really appreciate your offer and thank you so much,
    Cheers,
    Sylvia

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    Hi Sylvia

    Here’s what I found:
    George Vidler, age 66, painter, died 17 March 1883 buried 24 March grave ref: AK33.

    Harriet Vidler, widow 67, died 20 March 1893, buried 23 March. grave ref: AK33

    Louis James Mepham, 68 labourer, died 18 March 1914 buried 21 March. grave ref: AF1a

    Matilda Mepham, 82 widow, died 18 February 1930, bur 24 Feb. grave ref: CF191

    There was nothing for
    George Lewis Mepham or BerthaMepham.

    Details from a transcript of Battle Cemetery Records by RA and K Longley.*

    I hope this is useful.
    Kind regards
    Caroline
    *(Copies of the transcript can be purchased from the Hastings and Rother Family History Society).

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    Hi Caroline:
    The names that you have found burials for are my Great-Great Grand-parents and my Great Grand-parents. George Lewis Mepham and Bertha Mepham are my Grand-parents.
    Thank you so much for obtaining this information for me. It was very kind of you.
    Cheers,
    Sylvia

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