See also

Family of Edward Edwards and Barbara Betham

Husband: Edward Edwards

  • Name:

  • Edward Edwards3,4

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • Thomas Edwards (1755?- )

  • Mother:

  • Margaretta Maria Dove (1760?- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • farmer5

  • Birth:

  • 22 Dec 1789

  • Gosbeck, Suffolk, England3,6

  • Baptism:

  • 25 Dec 1789 (age 0)

  • St. Mary's Church, Ipswich Road, Gosbeck, Suffolk, England3

  •  

  • son of Thomas Edwards and Maria late Dove of Gosbeck, born on 22nd December 1789. A private baptism and Edward was received into the church on 25th April 1792

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 51)

  • Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • head of the household aged 45 Farmer born in Suffolk.

  • Directory:

  • 1844 (age 54-55)

  • Westerfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England8

  •  

  • Farmer.

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 61)

  • Westerfield, Suffolk, England9

  •  

  • head of the household aged 61, widower. Born in Gosbeck Suffolk, Farmer empl. 6 labs.,

  • Directory:

  • 1855 (age 65-66)

  • Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England10

  •  

  • Farmer.

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 71)

  • Westerfield Road, Westerfield, Suffolk, England11

  •  

  • head of the household widower, aged 71, Farmer of 71 Acres employ, 3 labourers and 1 boy

  • Death:

  • Sep 1864 (age 75)

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England4,12,13

  • Burial:

  • 27 Sep 1864

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England12,13

  •  

  • aged 75 of Westerfield

Wife: Barbara Betham

  • Name:

  • Barbara Betham2,14

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 179914

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 7 Aug 1799 (age 0)

  • Blessed Virgin Mary Church, The Street, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England14

  •  

  • daughter of William Betham (Reverend) and Mary late Damant, private baptism and received into the church 9th May 1800

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 41-42)

  • Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • Wife aged 30 born in Suffolk living with her husband.

  • Death:

  • Jul 1848 (age 48)

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England12,15

  • Burial:

  • 5 Jul 1848

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England12,16

  •  

  • aged 48 of Westerfield

Child 1: Graham William Betham Edwards

  • Name:

  • Graham William Betham Edwards17,18

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Amuria Mary Betham (1832?-1890)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • farmer19

  • Birth:

  • 13 Dec 182617,18

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 22 Dec 1826 (age 0)

  • Blessed Virgin Mary Church, The Street, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England17,18

  •  

  • son of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Stonham Aspal, private baptism and born on 13th December 1826

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 14)

  • Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • son aged 14 born in Suffolk living with parents.

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 34)

  • Witnesham, Suffolk, England20

  •  

  • head of the household aged 33, unmarried, Farmer 75 acres empl. 3 men. Agent for Guano and artificial manures. Born in Stonham Aspal

  • Witness:

  • 23 Nov 1861 (age 34)

  • Graham William Betham Edwards witnessed the marriage of Edward Betham Edwards and Constance Lucy Meadows on Saturday on 23 November 1861 in St. Michael and All Angels Church, Boulge, Suffolk, England

  • Directory:

  • 1868 (age 41-42)

  • High House, Bredfield, Suffolk, England21

  •  

  • Farmer.

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 44)

  • Nr Seammens Road, Bredfield, Suffolk, England22

  •  

  • married head of the household aged 44 Farmer 306 acres 11 men 4 boys.

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 51)

  • Red House, Chapel Lane, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England23

  •  

  • head of the household, marr, Commission Agent for sale of Chemical Manures. Born in Stonham.

  • Directory:

  • 1885 (age 58-59)

  • Chapel Lane, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England24

  •  

  • Traveller.

  • Death:

  • 1887 (age 60-61)

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 19 Sep 1887

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England25

  •  

  • aged 60.

Child 2: Emma Norman Edwards

  • Name:

  • Emma Norman Edwards17,26,27

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 3 Apr 1828

  • Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England17,26

  • Baptism:

  • 3 Aug 1828 (age 0)

  • Blessed Virgin Mary Church, The Street, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England17,26

  •  

  • daughter of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Stonham Aspal, born 3rd April 1826

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 22)

  • Westerfield, Suffolk, England9

  •  

  • unmarried, Farmers daughter. Born in Stonham, living with father

  • Death:

  • Feb 1857 (age 28)

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England12,13,27

  • Burial:

  • 12 Feb 1857

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England12,13

  •  

  • aged 28 of Westerfield

Child 3: Edward Betham Edwards

  • Name:

  • Edward Betham Edwards1,28

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse (1):

  • Isabella H Hayward ( - )

  • Spouse (2):

  • Constance Lucy Meadows (1842-1883)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • farmer29,30

  • Birth:

  • 1 Apr 1829

  • Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England28,30

  • Baptism:

  • 8 Apr 1829 (age 0)

  • Blessed Virgin Mary Church, The Street, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England1,28

  •  

  • son of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Stonham Aspall, private baptism, born on 1st April 1829 and received into the church on 12th September 1831

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 12)

  • Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • son aged 11 born in Suffolk living with parents

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 21)

  • Westerfield, Suffolk, England9

  •  

  • aged 20, unmarried, farmers son. Born in Stonham, living with father.

  • Directory:

  • 1868 (age 38-39)

  • Boulge Hall Farm, Boulge, Suffolk, England31

  •  

  • Farmer

  • Directory:

  • 1868 (age 38-39)

  • Rak farm, Ufford, Suffolk, England31

  •  

  • Farmer

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 40)

  • The Dairy, Ixworth, Suffolk, England30

  •  

  • married head of the household as E Betham Edwards working as a farmer of 580 acres and employing 25 men and 8 boys, living with his wife, five children, four visitors and three servants. Born in Stonham Suffolk

  • Immigration:

  • 16 Mar 1881 (age 51)

  • to Waitangi, Northland, New Zealand from London, England32

  •  

  • with his wife Constance, daughters Barbara, Millie, Constance, Massie and Kate, and sons Betham and Burton

  • Death:

  • 24 May 1886 (age 57)

  • Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand33,34

Child 4: Sybilla Harriet Edwards

  • Name:

  • Sybilla Harriet Edwards1,35

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 19 Apr 18321,35

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 23 Apr 1832 (age 0)

  • Blessed Virgin Mary Church, The Street, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England1,35

  •  

  • daughter of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Stonham Aspal, private baptism, born on 19th April 1832 and received into the church on 16th October 1832

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 9)

  • Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • daughter aged 9 born in Suffolk living with parents.

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 18)

  • Westerfield, Suffolk, England9

  •  

  • aged 18, unmarried, Famers daughter. Born in Stonham, living with father.

Child 5: Barbara Mary Elizabeth Edwards

  • Name:

  • Barbara Mary Elizabeth Edwards36,37

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 1834 (app)

  • Westerfield, Suffolk, England9

  • Baptism:

  • 9 Feb 1835 (age 0-1)

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England36,38

  •  

  • daughter of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Westerfield, private baptism

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 6-7)

  • Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • daughter aged 6 born in Suffolk living with parents.

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 16-17)

  • Westerfield, Suffolk, England9

  •  

  • aged 16, unmarried, Scholar at home. Born in Westerfield, living with father.

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 26-27)

  • Westerfield Road, Westerfield, Suffolk, England11

  •  

  • aged 26, unmarried. Born in Westerfield, living with father

  • Death:

  • Aug 1865 (age 30)

  • Plomesgate "Registration District", Suffolk, England12,13,37

  • Burial:

  • 12 Aug 1865

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England12,13

  •  

  • aged 30 of Westerfield

Child 6: Matilda Barbara Edwards

  • Name:

  • Matilda Barbara Edwards39

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • Matilda became a well-known Authoress. Recorded as a cousin of Egyptologist Amelia B. Edwards, was educated in Ipswich and Peckham, travelled extensively, especially in Germany and France. Her works include:The White House by the Sea, 1857 Dr. Jacob, 1864, Kitty, 1869, Poems, 1885,

    Lord of the Harvest, 1899 and a lyric; God make My life a Little Light

     

  • Birth:

  • 4 Mar 1836

  • Westerfield, Suffolk, England

  • Baptism:

  • 18 Mar 1836 (age 0)

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England39,40

  •  

  • daughter of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Westerfield, private baptism

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 5)

  • Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • daughter aged 5 born in Suffolk living with parents

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 15)

  • Westerfield, Suffolk, England9

  •  

  • aged 15, unmarried, Scholar at home. Born in Westerfield, living with father.

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 25)

  • Westerfield Road, Westerfield, Suffolk, England11

  •  

  • aged 25, u.m. Born in Westerfield, living with father

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 45)

  • Julia Villa ??, High Wickham, All Saints, Hastings, East Sussex, England41

  •  

  • aged 45, Author, unmarried. Born in Wisterfield Suffolk (? Westerfield), living with Thomas Grisbrook.

  • Death:

  • 4 Jan 1919 (age 82)

  • Hastings, East Sussex, England42

Child 7: Eliza Alfreda Edwards

  • Name:

  • Eliza Alfreda Edwards43,44

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1837

  • Westerfield, Suffolk, England9,44

  • Baptism:

  • 11 Aug 1837 (age 0)

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England38,43,44

  •  

  • daughter of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Westerfield

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 3)

  • Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • daughter aged 3 born in Suffolk living with parents

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 13)

  • Westerfield, Suffolk, England9

  •  

  • aged 13, unmarried, Scholar at home. Born in Westerfield, living with father.

Child 8: Alfred Betham Edwards

  • Name:

  • Alfred Betham Edwards45,46,47

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • 13 Feb 1839

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England45,46

  • Baptism:

  • 13 Feb 1839 (age 0)

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England46,48

  •  

  • son of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Westerfield

  • Death:

  • 16 Feb 1839 (age 3 dys)

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England13,47,49

  • Burial:

  • 18 Feb 1839

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England13,49

  •  

  • aged 3 days of Westerfield

Child 9: Charles Betham Edwards

  • Name:

  • Charles Betham Edwards50,51,52

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • Apr 1840

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England50

  • Baptism:

  • 9 Apr 1840 (age 0)

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England48,51

  •  

  • son of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Westerfield

  • Death:

  • Oct 1840 (age 6 mns)

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England12,13,52

  • Burial:

  • 19 Oct 1840

  • St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England12,13

  •  

  • aged 6 months of Westefield

Note on Wife: Barbara Betham

Barbara's parents were William Betham (1749-1839) and Mary Damant (1754-1839)53

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Ibid. Descendancy report for Edward George Betham Edwards #5825. Cit. Date: 3 September 2020.

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