See also

Family of Edward Edwards and Barbara Betham

Husband: Edward Edwards (1789-1864)
Wife: Barbara Betham (1799-1848)
Children: Graham William Betham Edwards (1826-1887)
Emma Norman Edwards (1828-1857)
Edward Betham Edwards (1829-1886)
Sybilla Harriet Edwards (1832- )
Barbara Mary Elizabeth Edwards (1834?-1865)
Matilda Barbara Edwards (1836-1919)
Eliza Alfreda Edwards (1837- )
Alfred Betham Edwards (1839-1839)
Charles Betham Edwards (1840-1840)
Marriage 28 September 1825 Blessed Virgin Mary Church, The Street, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England1,2
both single and of this parish. Married by licence and witnessed by H Betham and F Betham

Husband: Edward Edwards

Name: Edward Edwards3,4
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas Edwards (1755?- )
Mother: Margaretta Maria Dove (1760?- )
Occupation farmer5
Birth 22 December 1789 Gosbeck, Suffolk, England3,6
Baptism 25 December 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 June 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 March 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 April 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 September 1864 (age 75) Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England4,12,13
Burial 27 September 1864 St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England12,13
aged 75 of Westerfield

Wife: Barbara Betham

Name: Barbara Betham2,14
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Barbara Bentham15
Alt. Name: Barbara Edwards1,2,16
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 179914
Baptism 7 August 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 June 1841 (age 41-42) Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7
Wife aged 30 born in Suffolk living with her husband.
Death July 1848 (age 48) Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England16,17
Burial 5 July 1848 St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England17,18
aged 48 of Westerfield

Child 1: Graham William Betham Edwards

Name: Graham William Betham Edwards1,19
Sex: Male
Spouse: Amuria Mary Betham (1832?-1890)
Occupation farmer20
Birth 13 December 18261,19
Baptism 22 December 1826 (age 0) Blessed Virgin Mary Church, The Street, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England1,19
son of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Stonham Aspal, private baptism and born on 13th December 1826
Census 6 June 1841 (age 14) Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7
son aged 14 born in Suffolk living with parents.
Census 7 April 1861 (age 34) Witnesham, Suffolk, England21
head of the household aged 33, unmarried, Farmer 75 acres empl. 3 men. Agent for Guano and artificial manures. Born in Stonham Aspal
Directory 1868 (age 41-42) High House, Bredfield, Suffolk, England22
Farmer.
Census 2 April 1871 (age 44) Nr Seammens Road, Bredfield, Suffolk, England23
married head of the household aged 44 Farmer 306 acres 11 men 4 boys.
Census 3 April 1881 (age 51) Red House, Chapel Lane, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England24
head of the household, marr, Commission Agent for sale of Chemical Manures. Born in Stonham.
Directory 1885 (age 58-59) Chapel Lane, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England25
Traveller.
Death 1887 (age 60-61)
Burial 19 September 1887 St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England18
aged 60.

Child 2: Emma Norman Edwards

Name: Emma Norman Edwards1,26,27
Sex: Female
Birth 3 April 1828 Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England1,26
Baptism 3 August 1828 (age 0) Blessed Virgin Mary Church, The Street, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England1,26
daughter of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Stonham Aspal, born 3rd April 1826
Census 30 March 1851 (age 22) Westerfield, Suffolk, England9
unmarried, Farmers daughter. Born in Stonham, living with father
Death February 1857 (age 28) Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England27,28,29
Burial 12 February 1857 St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England28,29
aged 28 of Westerfield

Child 3: Edward Betham Edwards

Name: Edward Betham Edwards1,30
Sex: Male
Given Name Used: Betham
Spouse 1: Isabella H Hayward ( - )
Spouse 2: Constance Lucy Meadows (1842-1883)
Occupation farmer31,32
Birth 1 April 1829 Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England30,32
Baptism 8 April 1829 (age 0) Blessed Virgin Mary Church, The Street, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England1,30
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 June 1841 (age 12) Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7
son aged 11 born in Suffolk living with parents
Census 30 March 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, England33
Farmer
Directory 1868 (age 38-39) Rak farm, Ufford, Suffolk, England33
Farmer
Census 2 April 1871 (age 40) The Dairy, Ixworth, Suffolk, England32
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 March 1881 (age 51) to Waitangi, Northland, New Zealand from London, England34
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 Zealand35,36

Child 4: Sybilla Harriet Edwards

Name: Sybilla Harriet Edwards1,37
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Sibylla Edwards9
Birth 19 April 18321,37
Baptism 23 April 1832 (age 0) Blessed Virgin Mary Church, The Street, Stonham Aspal, Suffolk, England1,37
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 June 1841 (age 9) Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7
daughter aged 9 born in Suffolk living with parents.
Census 30 March 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 Edwards38,39
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Elizabeth Edwards9
Birth 1834 (approx.) Westerfield, Suffolk, England9
Baptism 9 February 1835 (age 0-1) St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England1,38
daughter of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Westerfield, private baptism
Census 6 June 1841 (age 6-7) Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7
daughter aged 6 born in Suffolk living with parents.
Census 30 March 1851 (age 16-17) Westerfield, Suffolk, England9
aged 16, unmarried, Scholar at home. Born in Westerfield, living with father.
Census 7 April 1861 (age 26-27) Westerfield Road, Westerfield, Suffolk, England11
aged 26, unmarried. Born in Westerfield, living with father
Death August 1865 (age 30) Plomesgate "Registration District", Suffolk, England39,40,41
Burial 12 August 1865 St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England40,41
aged 30 of Westerfield

Child 6: Matilda Barbara Edwards

Name: Matilda Barbara Edwards42
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Matilda Barbara Bentham Edwards15
Birth 4 March 1836 Westerfield, Suffolk, England
Baptism 18 March 1836 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England1,42
daughter of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Westerfield, private baptism
Census 6 June 1841 (age 5) Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7
daughter aged 5 born in Suffolk living with parents
Census 30 March 1851 (age 15) Westerfield, Suffolk, England9
aged 15, unmarried, Scholar at home. Born in Westerfield, living with father.
Census 7 April 1861 (age 25) Westerfield Road, Westerfield, Suffolk, England11
aged 25, u.m. Born in Westerfield, living with father
Census 3 April 1881 (age 45) Julia Villa ??, High Wickham, All Saints, Hastings, East Sussex, England43
aged 45, Author, unmarried. Born in Wisterfield Suffolk (? Westerfield), living with Thomas Grisbrook.
Death 4 January 1919 (age 82) Hastings, East Sussex, England15

Child 7: Eliza Alfreda Edwards

Name: Eliza Alfreda Edwards44,45
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Alfreda Edwards9
Birth Q3 1837 Westerfield, Suffolk, England9,45
Baptism 11 August 1837 (age -1-0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England1,44,45
daughter of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Westerfield
Census 6 June 1841 (age 3) Mickfield Hall, Westerfield, Suffolk, England7
daughter aged 3 born in Suffolk living with parents
Census 30 March 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 Edwards46,47,48
Sex: Male
Birth 13 February 1839 Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England46,47
Baptism 13 February 1839 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England47,49
son of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Westerfield
Death 16 February 1839 (age 3 dys) Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England48,50,51
Burial 18 February 1839 St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England50,51
aged 3 days of Westerfield

Child 9: Charles Betham Edwards

Name: Charles Betham Edwards52,53,54
Sex: Male
Birth April 1840 Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England52
Baptism 9 April 1840 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England49,53
son of Edward Edwards (farmer) and Barbara of Westerfield
Death October 1840 (age 6 mns) Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England54,55,56
Burial 19 October 1840 St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Lane, Westerfield, Suffolk, England55,56
aged 6 months of Westefield

Note on Wife: Barbara Betham

Barbara's parents were William Betham (1749-1839) and Mary Damant (1754-1839)57

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