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ADA, Mercy

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  • Name ADA, Mercy 
    Gender Female 
    Born Q3 1838  Wadhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Upper south street, Alverstoke, Gosport, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Daughter, unmarried, 12, Scholar 
    1851 census in Alverstoke
    1851 census in Alverstoke
    (ADA)
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Eufous street, Bray, Maidenhead, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Daughter, unmarried, 22 
    1861 census in Boyne Hill
    1861 census in Boyne Hill
    (ADA)
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Queen street, Bray, Maidenhead, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Sister, unmarried, 32, Drapers assistant 
    1871 Census in Maidenhead
    1871 Census in Maidenhead
    (ADA)
    Census 3 Apr 1881  3 East Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Daughter, 42, unmarried, Dressmaker 
    1881 census in Maidenhead, Berks.
    1881 census in Maidenhead, Berks.
    (ADA)
    Census 5 Apr 1891  7 King Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Sister, single, 52, Living on her own means 
    1891 census in Maidenhead
    1891 census in Maidenhead
    (ADA)
    Election 1903  Bay Road, Sandringham, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Home duties. 
    1903 election in Sandringham
    1903 election in Sandringham
    (ADA)
    Election 1905  Bay Road, Sandringham, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Home duties. 
    1905 election in Sandringham
    1905 election in Sandringham
    (ADA)
    Died 25 May 1908  Bay Rd., Sandringham, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried 27 May 1908  Independent - A, grave 610; Melbourne General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Mercy, Mary Jane and Emily ADA
    Mercy, Mary Jane and Emily ADA
    Plot: Independant, Compartment A, Grave 610
    Person ID I4432  We 4 Kings
    Last Modified 27 May 2021 

    Father ADA, William II,   b. 2 May 1807, Margate, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1883, East Street, Cookham, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother FLETCHER, Sophia,   b. 3 May 1811, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1883, East Street, Cookham, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1832  St.Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Marriage of William ADA to Sophia FLETCHER
    Marriage of William ADA to Sophia FLETCHER
    Family ID F1591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Daughter, unmarried, 12, Scholar - 30 Mar 1851 - Upper south street, Alverstoke, Gosport, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Daughter, unmarried, 22 - 7 Apr 1861 - Eufous street, Bray, Maidenhead, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Sister, unmarried, 32, Drapers assistant - 2 Apr 1871 - Queen street, Bray, Maidenhead, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Daughter, 42, unmarried, Dressmaker - 3 Apr 1881 - 3 East Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Sister, single, 52, Living on her own means - 5 Apr 1891 - 7 King Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElection - Home duties. - 1903 - Bay Road, Sandringham, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElection - Home duties. - 1905 - Bay Road, Sandringham, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 May 1908 - Independent - A, grave 610; Melbourne General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
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  • Sources 
    1. [S348] GRO (England and Wales), Life...
      Name: ADA, MERCA
      Mother's Maiden Surname: FLETCHER
      GRO Reference: 1838 S Quarter in TICEHURST UNION Volume 07 Page 418

    2. [S46] Census returns of England and Wales, 1851, Great Britain. Census Office, (Public Records Office, London.), 30 Mar 1851.
      Page: 50 310
      Parish or Township of: Alverstoke
      Ecclesiastical District of:
      City or Borough of:
      Town of: Gosport
      Village of:
      ===================
      No of Schedule: 273
      ROAD, STREET, &c., and No. or NAME of HOUSE: Upper South Street
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: William Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Head
      Condition: Mar
      Age of: 43
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Officer of Inland Revenue
      WHERE BORN: Margate Kent
      Whether Blind, Deaf-and-Dunb
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Sophia Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Wife
      Condition: Mar
      Age of: 39
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION:
      WHERE BORN: Dover Kent
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: William Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Son
      Condition: U
      Age of: 17
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Sailor
      WHERE BORN: Stonehouse, Gloster
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Elizabeth Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Daur
      Condition: U
      Age of: 16
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION:
      WHERE BORN: Stonehouse, Gloster
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Mercy Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Daur
      Condition: U
      Age of: 12
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Scholar
      WHERE BORN: Wadhurst Sussex
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: John
      RELATION to Head of Family: Son
      Condition: U
      Age of: 11
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Scholar
      WHERE BORN: Stirlingshire, Denny
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Ann R
      RELATION to Head of Family: Daur
      Condition: U
      Age of: 9
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Scholar
      WHERE BORN: Stirlingshire, Denny
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Hannah
      RELATION to Head of Family: Daur
      Condition: U
      Age of: 7
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Scholar
      WHERE BORN: Arundel, Sussex
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: May Jane
      RELATION to Head of Family: Daur
      Condition: U
      Age of: 5
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Scholar
      WHERE BORN: Arundel, Sussex
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Martha
      RELATION to Head of Family: Daur
      Condition: U
      Age of: 3
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Scholar
      WHERE BORN: Arundel, Sussex
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Emily
      RELATION to Head of Family: Daur
      Condition: U
      Age of: 1
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION:
      WHERE BORN: Haut, Gosport
      ===================

    3. [S47] Census returns of England and Wales, 1861, Great Britain. Census Office, (Public Records Office, London.), R.G. 9.
      Page: 56 The undermentioned Houses are situate within the boundaries of the:
      Parish or Township of: Bray
      City or Municipal Borough of: Maidenhead
      Municipal Ward of:
      Parliamentary Borough of:
      Town of: Maidenhead
      Hamlet or Tything, of:
      Ecclesiastical District of: Boyne hill
      ===================
      No of Schedule: 335
      ROAD, STREET, &c., and No. or NAME of HOUSE: Eufous street
      ===================
      Houses
      In-habited: 1
      Uninhabitd (U.)
      Building (B.)
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: William Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Head
      Condition: Mar
      Age of: 53
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Excise Office
      WHERE BORN: Margate, Kent
      Whether Blind, Deaf-and-Dunb
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Sophia Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Wife
      Condition: Mar
      Age of: 49
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION:
      WHERE BORN: Dover, Kent
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Mercy Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Dau
      Condition: Un
      Age of: 22
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION:
      WHERE BORN: Washnest, Lundcap?
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Ann R
      RELATION to Head of Family: Dau
      Condition: Un
      Age of: 19
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION:
      WHERE BORN: Denny, Stirlingshire
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Kate Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Dau
      Condition: Un
      Age of: 9
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Scholar
      WHERE BORN: gosport hants
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Joseph Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Son
      Condition: Un
      Age of: 7
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Scholar
      WHERE BORN: gosport hants
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Emily Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Dau
      Condition: Un
      Age of: 5
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Scholar
      WHERE BORN: aidenhead, Berks
      ===================

    4. [S41] Census returns of England and Wales, 1871, Great Britain. Census Office, (Public Records Office, London.), 2 Apr 1871.
      The undermentioned Houses are situate within the boundaries of the:
      Page: 42
      Civil Parish of: Bray
      City or Municipal Borough of: Maidenhead
      Municipal Ward of:
      Parliamentary Borough of:
      Town of:
      Villiage or Hamlet of:
      Local Board of:
      Ecclesiastical District of:
      ===================
      No of Schedule: 233
      ROAD, STREET, &c., and No. or NAME of HOUSE: Queen st
      Houses In-habited: 1
      Number of Rooms occupied. If less than five:
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: John Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Head
      Condition: Unm
      Age of: 30
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Draper employing 1 assistant
      WHERE BORN: Scotland
      1. Whether Deaf-and-Dunb
      2. Blind
      3. Imbecile
      4. Lumartic
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Mercy Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Sister
      Condition: Unm
      Age of: 32
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Draper Assistant
      WHERE BORN: Sussex, madhurst
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Ann Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Sister
      Condition: Unm
      Age of: 29
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Dress Maker
      WHERE BORN: Scotland
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Mary J Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Sister
      Condition: Unm
      Age of: 25
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Dress Maker
      WHERE BORN: Sussex, Arundel
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Martha Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Sister
      Condition: Unm
      Age of: 23
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Dress Maker
      WHERE BORN: Sussex, Arundel
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Jane Brittenden
      RELATION to Head of Family: Cousin
      Condition: Unm
      Age of: 13
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Farmers Daur
      WHERE BORN: Sussex, Sussex, Wadhurst
      ===================

    5. [S41] Census returns of England and Wales, 1871, Great Britain. Census Office, (Public Records Office, London.).
      The undermentioned Houses are situate within the boundaries of the:
      Page: 170
      Civil Parish of: Cookham
      City or Municipal Borough of: Maidenhead
      Municipal Ward of:
      Parliamentary Borough of:
      Town of: Maidenhead
      Urban Sanitary District of: Maidenhead
      Local Board of: Saint Luke
      Ecclesiastical District of:
      ===================
      No of Schedule: 3
      ROAD, STREET, &c., and No. or NAME of HOUSE: 3 East Street
      Houses In-habited: 1
      Number of Rooms occupied. If less than five:
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: William Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Head
      Condition: Married
      Age of: 73
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Inland Revenue Officer, Superanuate
      WHERE BORN: Kent Margate
      1. Whether Deaf-and-Dumb
      2. Blind
      3. Imbecile
      4. Lunatic
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Sophia Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Wife
      Condition: Married
      Age of: 69
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION:
      WHERE BORN: Kent Dover
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Mercy Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Daughter
      Condition: Unmarried
      Age of: 42
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Dressmaker
      WHERE BORN: Sussex Warhurst
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Mary J Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Daughter
      Condition: Unmarried
      Age of: 35
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Dressmaker
      WHERE BORN: Sussex Arundel
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Emily Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Daughter
      Condition: Unmarried
      Age of: 25
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Dressmaker
      WHERE BORN: Berks Maidenhead
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Hannah Williams
      RELATION to Head of Family: Daughter
      Condition: Married
      Age of: 37
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION: Photographers Wife
      WHERE BORN: Sussex Arundel
      ===================
      NAME and Surname of each person: Frank E Williams
      RELATION to Head of Family: Grand son
      Condition: Unmarried
      Age of: 6
      RANK, Profession, or OCCUPATION:
      WHERE BORN: Berks Maidenhead
      ===================

    6. [S40] Census returns of England and Wales, 1891, Great Britain. Census Office, (Public Records Office, London.).
      Administrative County: Berks
      The undermentioned Houses are situate within the boundaries of the:
      Civil Parish of: Bray
      Municipal Borough of: Maidenhead
      Urban Sanitary District of: Maidenhead
      Parliamentary Division of: East Berks
      Ecclesiastical Parish of: St.Andrews & Mary
      Page: 7
      No of Schedule: 25
      ROAD, STREET, &c., and No. or NAME of HOUSE: 7 King Street
      Houses In-habited: 1
      Number of Rooms occupied. If less than five:
      ===================
      Name and Surname of each person: Mary J Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Head
      Condition as to Marriage: Single
      Age last Birthday of: 45
      PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION: Ladies' Outfitter
      Employer, Worker, or Own account: Employer
      If Working at Home:
      WHERE BORN: Sussex, Arundel
      ===================
      Name and Surname of each person: Mercy Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Sister
      Condition as to Marriage: Single
      Age last Birthday of: 52
      PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION: Living on her own means
      Employer, Worker, or Own account:
      If Working at Home:
      WHERE BORN: Sussex, Wadhurst
      ===================
      Name and Surname of each person: Emily Ada
      RELATION to Head of Family: Sister
      Condition as to Marriage: Single
      Age last Birthday of: 35
      PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION: Housekeeper
      Employer, Worker, or Own account:
      If Working at Home:
      WHERE BORN: Berks, Maidenhead
      ===================
      Name and Surname of each person: Elizabeth Gibbons
      RELATION to Head of Family: Apprentice
      Condition as to Marriage:
      Age last Birthday of: 16
      PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION: Shopwoman
      Employer, Worker, or Own account: Employed
      If Working at Home:
      WHERE BORN: Berks, Maidenhead
      ===================
      Name and Surname of each person: Frances E. Osbuldstone
      RELATION to Head of Family: Apprentice
      Condition as to Marriage:
      Age last Birthday of: 14
      PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION: Ladies' Outfitters' Apprentice
      Employer, Worker, or Own account: Employed
      If Working at Home:
      WHERE BORN: Glost, Crowthorne
      ===================

    7. [S459] Australia Electoral Roll, Life...
      The Commonwealth of Australia.
      Electoral Roll.
      State of Victoria.
      Division of Balaclava.
      Roll of Electors who vote at
      Sandringham Polling place.
      ...
      6, Ada, Emily, F, Bay road. Sandringham, home duties
      7, Ada, Mercy, F, Bay road. Sandringham, home duties

    8. [S459] Australia Electoral Roll, Life...
      1905
      Commonwealth of Australia.
      Electoral Roll.
      State of Victoria.
      Division of Balaclava.
      Roll of Electors who vote at Sandringham Polling Place.
      ...
      6, Ada, Emily, F, Bay road, Sandringham, home duties
      7, Ada, Mary Jane, F, Bay road, Sandringham, home duties
      8, Ada, Mercy, F, Bay road, Sandringham, home duties

    9. [S36] Edwardian Index. Victoria 1902 - 1913, Macbeth Genealogical Services P/L, (The Crown in the state of Victoria), 7586, 1908.
      Surname: ADA
      Given Names: Mercy
      Event: D
      Sex:
      Spouse Surname/Father: Ada Wm
      Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Sophina FLETCHER
      Age: 69
      Age Code:
      Birth Place:
      Death Place: Sgham
      Year: 1908
      Reg. Number: 7586

    10. [S201] Melbourne General Cemetery Memoriel Transcriptions CD, Life, (The Genealogical Society of Victoria Inc.), ISBN 0-949672-52-1.
      Melbourne General Cemetery Transcriptions
      Religion: Independant Section: A Grave No.609
      ADA
      In loving memory of
      Edwin KING
      born 24 May 1844 Wallingford, England
      died North Carlton
      16 Aug 1923
      also his beloved wife
      Ann Rebekah
      born 25 Aug 1841 Denny, Scotland
      died 13 Apr 1925, North Carlton. In loving memory of
      Mercy ADA
      born 25 Nov 1845, died 25 May 1908
      sister of Mrs. E. KING of Carlton
      also Mary Jane ADA
      born 25 Nov 1845 Arundel, England
      died
      12 Sep 1930 Sandringham
      also Emily ADA
      born 4 Jun 1855 Maidenhead, England
      died 8 May 1944 Brighton Beach.
      Printed: 17 August 2013

    11. [S105] Tombstone Inscription.
      In Loving Memory of
      MERCY ADA
      who fell asleep in Jesus
      25th May 1908 Aged 69 years
      Sister of Mrs E King Carlton

      Also
      MARY JANE ADA
      Born 25 Nov. 1845
      At Arudel England
      Died 12th Sept. 1930
      At Sandringham

      ALSO
      Emily ADA
      Born 4th June 1855
      At Maidenhead England
      Died 8th May 1944
      At Brighton Beach

      -----------------
      In Loving Memory of
      EDWIN KING
      Born 24th May 1844
      At Wallingford England
      Died 16th August 1923
      At North Carlton

      Also
      his beloved wife
      ADA REBEKAH
      Born 25th August 1841
      At Denny Scotland
      Died 13th April 1925
      At North Carlton
      Until the day breaks and the shadow flee away.

      Also
      EDNA MAY
      Infant Daughter of
      H.E. & N. KING
      Died 6th Sept 1908.Aged 6 weeks.

    12. [S141] Melbourne Cemetery database.
      Cemetery Code: Melbourne General Cemetery
      Location: Independant, Compt A Section, Grave 610
      Owner of Right:
      Title:
      Given Names: EMILY
      Surname: ADA
      Address:
      Postcode:
      Public Grave? (Y/N):
      Location Type:
      Purchase Cost:
      Purchase Date:
      Tenure Expiry: 31/12/9999
      Memorial Details:
      Remakrs:
      Mason Pass? (Y/N): N
      Deed No.:

      Reg No Name Type Age Service Date
      109056 ADA, MERCY 69 27/05/1908
      109057 ADA, MARY JANE 84 15/09/1930
      109058 ADA, EMILY 88 10/05/1944

    13. [S22] Certificate of Marriage.
      William Ada of the Parish of Stonehouse in the County of Gloucester, Bachelor and Sophia Fletcher of this Parish, Spinster & Minor, were married in this Church by License with Consent of her father John Fletcher this twenty eighth Day of March in the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty two.
      By me John Ma?h Minister.
      This marriage was solemnised between us:
      William Ada
      Sophia Fletcher
      In the presence of:
      John Fletcher
      E.W. Shaw?
      A.Fletcher
      No. 1550

    14. [S196] Family Search, Life..., (https://www.familysearch.org).
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Place Note: 1557-1902
      Name: William Ada
      Sex: Male
      Spouse's Name: Sophia Fletcher
      Spouse's Sex: Female
      Marriage Date: 28 Mar 1832
      Marriage Place: Dover, St Mary the Virgin, Kent
      -------------------------
      Name: William Ada
      Sex: Male
      Marital Status: Single
      Spouse's Name: Sophia Fletcher
      Spouse's Sex: Female
      Spouse's Marital Status: Single
      Spouse's Father's Name: John Fletcher
      Spouse's Father's Sex: Male
      Marriage Date: 28 Mar 1832
      Marriage Place: Dover, Kent, England


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