John Charles Mead

Male, b. 3 February 1849, d. 15 February 1931
     John Charles Mead was born illegitimate on 3 February 1849, son of William Nicholas and Myra Rachel Mead, at 1 Whitehouse Court, Goodmans Fields, Whitechapel, London (Middlesex). John Charles Mead was christened on 25 February 1849 at St Mary, Whitechapel, London (Middlesex).

By 1851 Myra had moved back to her childhood home at Laindon, Essex, where she and John Charles shared their home with lodgerThomas Thompson a blind Chelsea Pensioner.1

John Charles Mead died on 15 February 1931 at 36 Church Gardens, Ealing, Middlesex, at age 82.


  1. [S132] Website ( : accessed 16 Mar 2013), household of Myra Rachel Mead (b 1824). Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851, Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1851. Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 1774; Folio: 385; Page: 3; GSU roll: 207421. [C1851-0019].
    "Laindon, Village, Laindon Common; Myra Mead, Head, U, F, 27, Mangling, Laindon, Essex; John Mead, Son, M, 2, Middlesex, Wt Chapel; Thomas Thompson, U, M, 46, [Lad2] Chelsea Pensioner, Gt. Burstead, Essex, Blind."