See also

Family of Edward Japhet Edwards and Emma

Husband: Edward Japhet Edwards

  • Name:

  • Edward Japhet Edwards

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • Edward Edwards (1816-1872?)

  • Mother:

  • Mary Ann Constant (1819?-1851)

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • There is an entry in the 1881 Census who is apparently this man. His age as given was two years younger than that stated by parish records. It is not unusual for such details in a census to vary in this manner, and a check of earlier/later census should reveal the facts. In 1881 this man - said to have been a journeyman blacksmith, was living at Halfway House, on the High Road at Needham, in Norfolk. With him was his wife and a 14 y/o niece, Alice Woolnough, of Chediston. There were no other children apparent.

     

  • Birth:

  • Apr 1844 (app)

  • Metfield, Suffolk, England

  • Baptism:

  • 18 Apr 1844 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist, Metfield, Suffolk, England1,2

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 6)

  • Farm House, Metfield, Suffolk, England3

  •  

  • aged 7. Born in Metfield, living with parents.

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 36-37)

  • Halfway House, High Road, Needham, Norfolk, England4

  •  

  • head of the household aged 35, Blacksmith Journeyman. Born in Metfield Suffolk.

Wife: Emma

  • Name:

  • Emma2

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 1847 (app)

  • Haverhill, Suffolk, England2

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 33-34)

  • Halfway House, High Road, Needham, Norfolk, England4

  •  

  • wife aged 34. Born in Haverhill Suffolk, living with her husband.

Child 1: Alice Woolnough

  • Name:

  • Alice Woolnough5

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 1867

  • Chediston, Suffolk, England5

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 13-14)

  • Halfway House, High Road, Needham, Norfolk, England4

  •  

  • Niece, aged 14, attending school Born in Chediston, living with Aunt & Uncle

Sources

1.

Suffolk Records Office (Lowestoft) - Parish Records. St. John the Baptist, Metfield, Suffolk. Cit. Date: 15 October 2003. Suffolk Record Office (Lowestoft), Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England.

2.

Colin Edwards - Suffolk Edwards Database.

3.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). 1851/1796/232.

4.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). 1881/1965/119/14.

5.

Ibid. 1881/1965/119/14 own copy.