Merediths listed in Alumni Dublinenses ( peopleno
women- who attended
Key: First name (surname if an alternate spelling); Status; Date of entry to TCD, Age at entry; Fathers name, occupation; Place of birth; Degrees awarded and dates. [any additional information provided]
Status: P = Pensioner, which meant they were fee paying; SC = had lots of money and paid higher fees in return for certain privileges, including being able to graduate in 3 years, rather than 4; Siz = subsidized and had to work for their education
Fathers professions key:
Agricola Farmer Colonus - Farmer Mercator - Merchant
Armiger Esquire Clericus Clergyman Chirugus - Surgeon
Equus Knight Medicus Physician Pharmocopola - Druggist
Generosus Gentleman Pragmaticus Solicitor
Defunctus this term is not defined; my guess is it meant deceased?
Notesome fields incomplete for some students; also, although my source listed the records alphabetically, I have arranged them chronologicallyhopefully to facilitate making connections. Also, there is a proviso that being born in Dublin didnt necessarily mean that the family was from Dublin, as these aristocratic families often came to Dublin to have their children because of the superior medical care available there.
Information in square brackets below was in the source, but was information that had been added by the authors to supplement the records from Trinity.
Robert; 1st son of Richard, Bishop of Leighlin; Fell.Com. 1609. [
Thomas, 2nd son of Richard, Bishop of Leighlin; Fell.Com. 1609.
William (Meridith); Siz;
Richard (Merydith); P;
John Cooke; P;
2 Jan 1826, 15; Henry, defunctus (no translation
given, but my guess is that it means the father was deceasednote that the word is
not capitalized as were the occupations listed for other fathers?);
Richard Graves; P;
William Rice; P;
Robert Day; P;
Edmund Allen; P;
Ralph Richard Albert; P;
James Creed; P;
Lewis Lloyd; P;
Charles (Merydith); SC;
Charles (Merydith); P; [grad of
Thomas (Merydith); P;