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Edward EDWARDS

Edward EDWARDS

Male 1849 - 1926  (76 years)

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  • Name Edward EDWARDS 
    Born 08 Aug 1849  Bennets End, Knowbury, Ludlow, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Three Houses Bldg, Bennetts End, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Household includes: Thomas (69), son John (33), his wife Maria (25), and grandsons John (4) & Edward (2).
    Census 07 Apr 1861  Knowbury Eccl Distr, Bennetts End, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Household includes: John (42), Mariah (sic) (35), John (14), Edward (11), William (8), Elizabeth (5), & Thomas (1). Young Edward is a coal miner.
    Occupation 07 Apr 1861  Caynham, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Edward, at age 11, was working as a coal miner. This was not abnormal during this period in England's history. The wages of children were an important part of the family budget an education was not "free" until 1870. Typically male children went to work by age 10, particularly those in the countryside. 
    Died 02 Apr 1926  Faulkners Fold, Cleehill (near Ludlow), Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I42  Cartwright
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2012 

    Father John EDWARDS,   b. 09 May 1818, Caynham, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age < 82 years) 
    Mother Sarah Maria BROOME,   b. 1827, Bitterly, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1848  [4, 7
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Three Houses Bldg, Bennetts End, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Household includes: Thomas (69), son John (33), his wife Maria (25), and grandsons John (4) & Edward (2). John is a coal miner.
    Census 07 Apr 1861  Knowbury Eccl Distr, Bennetts End, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Household includes: John (42), Mariah (sic) (35), John (14), Edward (11), William (8), Elizabeth (5), & Thomas (1). John is a coal miner.
    Census 02 Apr 1871  Bennetts End, Caynham, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Household includes: John (51) and Mariah (sic) (44). John is a coal miner.
    Census 03 Apr 1881  War Edge, Caynham, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Household includes; John (62) & Sarah (55). John is a coal miner. They live next to his brother Edward Edwards and his sons William and Edward Edwards.
    Census 05 Apr 1891  Cleehill, Caynham, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Household includes: John (72) & Maria (66). John is a retired coal miner.

      Six Edwards' households living next to one another: Edward (b. 1816), John (b. 1819), John (b. 1847), Edward (b. 1849), William (b. 1853), and Edward (b. 1871).
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet

    Family Abigail HICKMAN,   b. 1849, Cradley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Dec 1909, Faulkners Fold, Cleehill (near Ludlow), Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1868  St. Thomas Church, Dudley, W. Midlands Co., W. Midlands, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Census 02 Apr 1871  Cleehill, Coreley, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Household includes: Edward (21), Abigail (22), Elizabeth (2), Edwin (4 mos), Abigail's brother Daniel (18) and Daniel's wife Caroline (18). Edward is a coal miner.
    Census 03 Apr 1881  War Edge, Caynham, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Household includes: Edward (31), Abigail (32), Elizabeth (12), Edwin (10), John (8), Peter (6), Mary (2), & Edward W. (5 mos). Edward is a coalminer. They live next to Edward's brother William Edwards, his father John Edwards and his uncle Edward Edwards,
    Census 05 Apr 1891  Cleehill, Caynham, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Household includes: Edward (42), Abigail (42), Peter (16), Mary (12), Edw. William (10), Herbert (8), Nellie (2), & Daniel (11 mos). Edward is a coal miner.

      Six Edwards' households living next to one another: Edward (b. 1816), John (b. 1819), John (b. 1847), Edward (b. 1849), William (b. 1853), and Edward (b. 1871).
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Cleehill, Salop (Shropshire), W. Midlands, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Household includes: Edward (52), Abigail (53), John (28), Edward William (20), Herbert (18), Ernest (16), Nellie (13), Daniel (10), and Abigail's mother Mary (Russon) Hickman (76). Edward is a coalliery proprietor.
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth (Lizzie) EDWARDS,   b. 28 Dec 1868, Cainham/Corely, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Edwin (Ted) EDWARDS,   b. 28 Nov 1870, Cleehill, Coreley, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1918, St. George (Clark Island), Knox Co., ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     3. John (Jack) EDWARDS,   b. 19 Nov 1872, Cleehill, Corely, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1963  (Age 90 years)
     4. Peter EDWARDS,   b. 23 Sep 1874, Cleehill, Caynham, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William EDWARDS,   b. 14 Jul 1876,   d. 16 Jun 1878  (Age 1 years)
     6. Mary EDWARDS,   b. 01 Oct 1878, Cleehill, Caynham, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1962  (Age 84 years)
     7. Edward William EDWARDS,   b. 07 Oct 1880, Cleehill, Caynham, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Nov 1952  (Age 72 years)
     8. Herbert Russon EDWARDS, Sr.,   b. 20 Feb 1883, Cleehill, Caynham, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1950  (Age 67 years)
     9. Ernest EDWARDS,   b. 24 May 1885, Caynham, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1965  (Age 79 years)
     10. Nellie EDWARDS,   b. 21 May 1888, Cleehill, Caynham, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Dec 1963  (Age 75 years)
     11. Daniel EDWARDS, Sr.,   b. 03 May 1890, Cleehill, Caynham, Salop (Shropshire), England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jun 1946, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     12. Abigail Jane EDWARDS,   b. 13 Aug 1892,   d. 12 Jul 1970  (Age 77 years)
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Edward Edwards (1849-1926)
    Edward Edwards (1849-1926)
    Beryl Penfold remembers...
    Stories passed down through descendants make it clear that Grampa Edwards typically had a mug of beer in hand. He loved to go to the pub and often imbibed too much. He went by horse and when he came home, the horse would dump him off at the barn. Grandma Edwards would not let him in the house in his condition and he spent many a night in the barn.
    Edward Edwards 1849-1926
    Edward Edwards 1849-1926
    1914 Edward Edwards at his coal mine
    1914 Edward Edwards at his coal mine
    Postcard with annotation, "for Lucy with love from her Grandad."
    Edwards/Hickman Home - Faulkner's Fold
    Edwards/Hickman Home - Faulkner's Fold
    Faulkner's Fold Grandfather's Clock - Notice the photograph of Grandfather Edward Edwards on the wall next to the clock - and the beautiful ceiling beams.
    Edwards/Hickman Home - Faulkners Fold (ca. 1950)
    Edwards/Hickman Home - Faulkners Fold (ca. 1950)
    The Faulkner's Fold house is over 1000 years old and was owned by the Edwards' clan for generations. It is listed in the Domesday Book. It was identified as the "Chimney House" because of the tremendous chimney on one end of the house.
    Edwards/Hickman Home - Faulkners Fold (1994)
    Edwards/Hickman Home - Faulkners Fold (1994)
    Sandra Edwards remembers...
    We found Faulkner's Fold, the Chimney House, just down this narrow cindery road. Our driver suggested that we go to the door and explain we were the Edwards from America. The owner was a lovely old man, Mr. Taylor, whose wife was in a nursing home. Without hesitation, he asked us in and offered us a drink.

    Declining, he then offered us a cup of tea, to which we said yes, and he put the electric teapot on. We couldn't believe it, but he said we could wander the house and take any photos we wanted - except no photos of him. The house still had the same beautiful ceiling beams that were always there.

    If you compare the old photo with the one taken of Dan outside the house, you will see that a new dormer has been added, the middle chimney taken down and the door moved. Beryl Penfold has told us the house is now a registered landmark and can not be changed on the outside. Considering it is about one thousand years old, it is in very good condition, both inside and outside.

    Needless to say, it was quite a day for us and especially for Dan - to be standing in the home where his father had grown up.
    Edward Edwards 1849-1926 Headstone
    Edward Edwards 1849-1926 Headstone
    The headstone is in the graveyard of the Church of St. John the Baptist in Doddington, UK. The church was built in the 1840's to serve as a poorman's church for the quarrymen and farm workers. It is located on A4117 midway between Ludlow and Cleobury Mortimer, 18 miles from Kidderminster. It is about one mile from Faulkner's Fold and served many members of the Edwards family.

    Histories
    Biography: Edward Edwards (1849-1926
    Biography: Edward Edwards (1849-1926

  • Sources 
    1. [S99] 1871 England Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2005), Shropshire, Corely, St. John, ED 4, ref RG10/2738, folio 32, pg 23, hsehld 106; Edward Edwards household data accessed Oct 2002.

    2. [S182] E-mail message, Mary Ashworth, (4 Mar 2006).

    3. [S100] 1851 England Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2005), Shropshire, Bennetts End, ED 3a, ref HO107/1982, folio 408, pg 12, hsehld 48; Thomas Edwards household data accessed 10 Sep 2006.

    4. [S101] 1861 England Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2005), Shropshire, Bennetts End, Knowbury, ED 3C, ref RG9/1837, folio 27, pg 2, hsehld 10; John Edwards household data accessed 2 Mar 2006.

    5. [S7] Edwards Fam Statistics, Olive Edwards Strout, (Jan 1990).

    6. [S30] Edwards' Origins, Compiler: Philip Edwin Edwards, (Rockland, Maine, 1972), Edward Edwards (63), Pg Vc3.

    7. [S409] E-mail messages, John Walker, (3/4 Feb 2012).
      John Broome was 2 yrs & 7 mos old by the time his parents (John Edwards & Sarah Maria Broom) married. There was no evidence of him usiong the double surname till his marriage certificate.

    8. [S99] 1871 England Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2005), Shropshire, Cainham, ED 3, ref RG10/2727, folio 29, pg 3, hsehld 16; Johns Edwards household data accessed 4 Feb 2006.

    9. [S102] 1881 England Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2005), Shropshire, Cainham, Knowbury, ED 3, ref RG11/2616, folio 32, pg 12, hsehld 52; John Edwards household data accessed 2 Mar 2006.

    10. [S172] 1891 England Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2005), Shropshire, Cainham, Knowbury, ED 3, ref RG12/2082, folio 31, pg 12, hsehld 35; John Edwards household data accessed 4 Mar 2006.

    11. [S6] LDS/IGI - v5.0 British Isles, Batch No: M040142, Dates: 1866-1870, Source Call No: 0378783, Type: Film.

    12. [S102] 1881 England Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2005), Shropshire, Cainham, Knowbury, ED 3, ref RG11/2616, folio 33, pg 12, hsehld 55; Edwards Edwards household data accessed 2 Mar 2006.

    13. [S172] 1891 England Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2005), Shropshire, Cainham, Knowbury, ED 3, ref RG12/2082, folio 31, pg 12, hsehld 31; Edward Edwards household data accessed 4 Mar 2006.

    14. [S166] 1901 England Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2005), Herefordshire/Shropshire, Cainham, Knowbury, Ludlow, ED 3, ref RG13/2505, folio 33, pg 13, hse 64; Edward Edwards household data accesses Oct 2002.



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