See also

Family of Freeman Edwards and Rosa Adelaide Avis

  • Husband:

  • Freeman Edwards (1877-1951)

  • Wife:

  • Rosa Adelaide Avis (1891-1971)

  • Marriage:

  • Q1 1916

  • Lambeth "Registration District", London, England1

  •  

  • Rosa as Rosina

Husband: Freeman Edwards

  • Name:

  • Freeman Edwards2,3,4

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • James George Edwards (1839- )

  • Mother:

  • Jane Nunn (1842?- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • agricultural labourer, horse keeper then a coffee shop keeper5,6,7

  • Birth:

  • 21 Dec 1877

  • Onehouse, Suffolk, England2,5,6,7,8,9

  •  

  • 1911 census says born in Stowmarket Suffolk

  • Baptism:

  • 9 Jan 1881 (age 3)

  • St. John the Baptist Church, Onehouse, Suffolk, England3

  •  

  • son of George Edwards (labourer) and Jane of Onehouse

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 3)

  • Onehouse, Suffolk, England8

  •  

  • son living with his parents George and Jane, sisters Keziah, Louisa, Anna, Ellen and Flora, and brothers John, Daniel, Thomas and Edward. Born in Onehouse Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 12)

  • Top Road, Onehouse, Suffolk, England9,10

  •  

  • son attending school and living in four rooms with his parents James and Jane, brothers Daniel, Thomas, Edward, Spencer and George Harry, and sisters Anna, Ellen and Florence. Born in Onehouse Suffolk

  • Witness:

  • 31 Jul 1897 (age 19)

  • Freeman Edwards witnessed the marriage of William Page and Ellen Edwards on Saturday on 31 July 1897 in St. John the Baptist Church, Onehouse, Suffolk, England

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 23)

  • Upper Road, Onehouse, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • unmarried son working as an ordinary agricultural labourer and living with his parents George and Jane, and brothers Daniel, Spencer and George. Born in Onehouse Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 34)

  • 182 Vauxhall Street, Kennington, London, England6

  •  

  • unmarried boarder working as a cab horse keeper and living in six rooms with Charles and Annie Pike, his future wife Rosa, future father-in-law Charles Avis, and four others. Born in Stowmarket Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 61)

  • 215 East Street, Walworth, London, England7

  •  

  • a married coffee shop keeper living with his wife Rosa. Born on 21st December 1877

  • Death:

  • 17 May 1951 (age 74)

  • Southwark "Registration District", London, England4,11

  • Probate:

  • 20 Sep 1951

  • Probate Registry, London, England11

  •  

  • of 215 East Street Walworth London died 17th May 1951, administration of effects of £760 3s 3d (~£23,000 in 2017) to Rosa Adelaide Edwards widow

Wife: Rosa Adelaide Avis

  • Name:

  • Rosa Adelaide Avis1

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • coffee shop keeper7

  • Birth:

  • 29 Mar 1891

  • Lambeth, London, England6,7,12

  •  

  • 1939 census says born on 29th March 1892

  • Census absence:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 10)

  •  

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 21)

  • 182 Vauxhall Street, Kennington, London, England6

  •  

  • unmarried boarder working as a chemists assistant and living in six rooms with Charles and Annie Pike, her future husband Freeman Edwards, her father Charles Avis, and four others. Born in Lambeth London

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 48)

  • 215 East Street, Walworth, London, England7

  •  

  • a married coffee shop keeper living with her husband Freeman. Born on 29th March 1892

  • Administrator:

  • 20 Sep 1951 (age 60)

  •  

     

    Rosa Adelaide Avis was appointed as administrator at the probate hearing of Freeman Edwards on Thursday on 20 September 1951 at the Probate Registry, London, England

  • Death:

  • 4 May 1971 (age 80)

  • Lewisham "Registration District", Greater London, England12,13

  • Probate:

  • 20 Jul 1971

  • Probate Registry, London, England13

  •  

  • of 82 Ladywell Road London S.E.13 died 4th May 1971, probate of £1,682 (~£22,000 in 2017)

Sources

1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Lambeth 1916 quarter:1 volume:1d page:769. Cit. Date: 3 April 2022.

2.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Stow 1878 quarter:1 volume:4a page:582. Cit. Date: 16 October 2020.

3.

Suffolk Family History Society - Stow and Thedwastre Baptisms 1813-1900, (2011 SFK-BPI-05/P1 own copy). Onehouse St. John the Baptist baptisms entry:429. Cit. Date: 14 November 2021.

4.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Southwark 1951 quarter:2 volume:5d page:499. Cit. Date: 3 April 2022.

5.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1760 folio:61 page:2. Cit. Date: 16 October 2020.

6.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:1997 class:RG78 piece:70 registration district:25 sub-district:2 enumeration district:23 schedule:381. Cit. Date: 3 April 2022.

7.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:0519E page:8 line:29 letter code:AUKL. Cit. Date: 3 April 2022.

8.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:1848 folio:75 page:8 schedule:742. Cit. Date: 14 November 2021.

9.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1455 folio:63 page:3. Cit. Date: 16 October 2020.

10.

Neil Lanridge personal communication. email. Cit. Date: 19 March 2001.

11.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk, www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). London 1951 page:52. Cit. Date: 3 April 2022.

12.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Lewisham 1971 quarter:2 volume:5d page:791. Cit. Date: 3 April 2022.

13.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk, www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). London 1971 page:49. Cit. Date: 3 April 2022.