See also

Family of James Freeman Edwards and Mary Ann Goodson Barrett

Husband: James Freeman Edwards

  • Name:

  • James Freeman Edwards2

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • Japhet Edwards (1781?-1840?)

  • Mother:

  • Charlotte Freeman (1779?-1840?)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • smith and ironmonger3

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • 131. James Freeman EDWARDS. James Freeman Edwards was another who headed for London, at about 30 years of age, according to the Census of 1881. It is probable he married prior to leaving Suffolk for London. All of his children were born in London, seemingly all in Holborn. James was an ironmonger, in 1881 assisted by his younger son, James Benjamin. In 1881 the family lived at 24 Rosoman Road Clerkenwell.

    His third son, Arthur, with his young family, also lived in the house. Arthur gave his profession as china trader.

  • Birth:

  • Jul 1818 (app)

  • Metfield, Suffolk, England3

  • Baptism:

  • 5 Jul 1818 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist, Metfield, Suffolk, England1,4

  • Witness:

  • 3 Dec 1840 (age 22)

  • James Freeman Edwards witnessed the marriage of Charles Clutten Seaman and Charlotte Edwards on Thursday on 3 December 1840 in St. John the Baptist, Metfield, Suffolk, England

  • Directory:

  • 1844 (age 25-26)5

  •  

  •  

  • White 1844 - Farmer of Metfield

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 42)

  • 33 Eyre Street, St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England3

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a smith and ironmonger living with his wife and four children. Born in Metfield Suffolk

Wife: Mary Ann Goodson Barrett

  • Name:

  • Mary Ann Goodson Barrett1,2

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 1822 (app)

  • Shotesham, Norfolk, England1,3

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 39)

  • 33 Eyre Street, St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England3

  •  

  • married wife living with her husband and four children. Born in Shotesham Norfolk

Child 1: Japhet James Edwards

  • Name:

  • Japhet James Edwards1

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • Oct 1851 (app)

  • Holborn, Middlesex, England1

  • Baptism:

  • 26 Oct 1851 (age 0)

  • St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England1

  • Death:

  • aft 26 Oct 1851 (age 0)1

  •  

Child 2: Susan Edwards

  • Name:

  • Susan Edwards

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Oct 1852 (app)

  • St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England3

  • Baptism:

  • 3 Oct 1852 (age 0)

  • St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England1

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 8)

  • 33 Eyre Street, St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England3

  •  

  • daughter living with her parents and three siblings. Born in St. Andrews Middlesex

Child 3: Japhet James Edwards

  • Name:

  • Japhet James Edwards

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Emily Wingham (1854?- )

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • 189. Japhet James EDWARDS. In 1881 this Japhet James Edwards was the only family member living away from the family home. Japhet and his young wife lived in Islington, at 147 Barnsbury Road. He was a locksmith by profession.

  • Birth:

  • May 1854 (app)

  • St. Andrews, Holborn, Middlesex, England3

  • Baptism:

  • 28 May 1854 (age 0)

  • St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England1

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 6)

  • 33 Eyre Street, St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England3

  •  

  • son as Joseph living with his parents and three siblings. Born in St. Andrews Middlesex

Child 4: Arthur Edwards

  • Name:

  • Arthur Edwards

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • Apr 1856 (app)

  • St. Andrews, Holborn, Middlesex, England3

  • Baptism:

  • 13 Apr 1856 (age 0)1

  •  

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 5)

  • 33 Eyre Street, St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England3

  •  

  • son living with his parents and three siblings. Born in St. Andrews Middlesex

Child 5: James Benjamin Edwards

  • Name:

  • James Benjamin Edwards

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • Mar 1858 (app)

  • St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England3

  • Baptism:

  • 28 Mar 1858 (age 0)

  • St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England1

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 3)

  • 33 Eyre Street, St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England3

  •  

  • son living with his parents and three siblings. Born in St. Andrews Middlesex

Note on Husband: James Freeman Edwards

name correct according to marriage index2

Note on Wife: Mary Ann Goodson Barrett

name correct according to marriage index2

Sources

1.

Colin Edwards - Suffolk Edwards Database.

2.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). West London 1848 quarter:4 volume:2 page:266. Cit. Date: 20 July 2017.

3.

Census 1861, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG09 piece:185 folio:92 page:23. Cit. Date: 28 January 2017.

4.

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.

5.

Archive CD Books, White's Directory of Suffolk 1844 (own copy), (CD-ROM). Beccles Library. Cit. Date: 2 March 1998.