See also

Family of Benjamin Edwards and Jane Bardfield

Husband: Benjamin Edwards

  • Name:

  • Benjamin Edwards2

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • John Edwards (1749?-1837)

  • Mother:

  • Ann Robinson (1750?-1833)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • farmer

  •  

  • Farmer 28A Emp. 1 man.

  • Birth:

  • 19 Nov 1786

  • Rushbrooke, Suffolk, England2,3

  • Baptism:

  • 19 Nov 1786 (age 0)

  • St. Nicholas's Church, Rushbrooke, Suffolk, England2,4

  •  

  • son of John Edwards and Ann late Robinson of Rushbrooke, private baptism received into the church on 24th December 1786

  • Directory:

  • 1844 (age 57-58)

  • Cockfield, Suffolk, England

  •  

  • 1844 Whites Dir - gave as Farmer of Cockfield.

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 64)

  • Cockfield, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • head of the household aged 64, Widower,Farmer. Born in Rushbrook

  • Directory:

  • 1855 (age 68-69)

  • Cockfield, Suffolk, England6

  •  

  • Farmer of Cockfield.

  • Death:

  • bef 10 Aug 1867 (age 80)

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 10 Aug 1867

  • St. Thomas a Becket, Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • aged 80.

Wife: Jane Bardfield

  • Name:

  • Jane Bardfield

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 1773 (app)

  • Great/Little ?? Welnetham, Suffolk, England

  • Death:

  • Apr 1839 (app) (age 65-66)8

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 19 Apr 1839

  • St. Thomas a Becket, Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England1,8,9

  •  

  • aged 66

Child 1: Jane Edwards

  • Name:

  • Jane Edwards

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • housekeeper3

  • Birth:

  • 1808 (app)

  • Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England3

  • Baptism:

  • 27 Nov 1808 (age 0)

  • St. Thomas a Becket, Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England1

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 42-43)

  • Cockfield, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • aged 42, unmarried, Housekeeper. Born in Welnetham.

Child 2: Lucy Edwards

  • Name:

  • Lucy Edwards10

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 10 Jan 1811

  • Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England10

  • Baptism:

  • 20 Jan 1811 (age 0)

  • St. Thomas a Becket, Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England10,11

  •  

  • daughter of Benjamin Edwards and Jane late Barfield of Great Welnetham, private baptism and received into the church 14th April 1811

  • Death:

  • 14 Sep 1832 (age 21)

  • Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England11

  • Burial:

  • 21 Sep 1832

  • St. Thomas a Becket, Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England11,12

  •  

  • aged 21, inscription on Grave - A pale consumtion gave the fatal blow. The stroke was certain but the effect was slow. With wasting pain death saw her sore opprest. Pity'd her sighs and kindly gave her rest

Child 3: Benjamin Edwards

  • Name:

  • Benjamin Edwards

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Elizabeth Wright (1813?-aft1891)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • Carrier.

  • Birth:

  • 1813 (app)

  • Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England

  • Baptism:

  • 6 Feb 1813 (age 0)

  • St. Thomas a Becket, Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England11

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 37-38)

  • Colchester Green, Cockfield, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • head of the household aged 38, Farrier. Born in Great Welnetham.

  • Directory:

  • 1855 (age 41-42)

  • Cockfield, Suffolk, England6

  •  

  • Carrier of Cockfield.

  • Death:

  • bef 11 Jun 1875 (age 61-62)

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 11 Jun 1875

  • St. Peter's Church, Church Lane, Cockfield, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • aged 62.

Child 4: Charles Edwards

  • Name:

  • Charles Edwards

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • 1815 (app)

  • Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England

  • Baptism:

  • 11 Jun 1815 (age 0)

  • St. Thomas a Becket, Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England11

  • Death:

  • 1816 (app) (age 11 mns)

  • Sicklesmere, Suffolk, England11

  • Burial:

  • 24 Apr 1816

  • St. Thomas a Becket, Great Whelnetham, Suffolk, England11,12

  •  

  • aged 11months

Sources

1.

Church Register.

2.

Suffolk Family History Society - Stow and Thedwastre Baptisms 1754-1812, (2011 SFK-BPI-05/P2 own copy). Cit. Date: 25 November 2017.

3.

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

4.

Suffolk Family History Society - Baptism Extracts.

5.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Lowestoft Record Office, 4/4/2001, HO107/1790/27.

6.

Archive CD Books, White's Directory of Suffolk 1855 (own copy), (CD-ROM). CD-ROM, own copy.

7.

Sian Plant (One Name Study) personal communication. NBI. Cit. Date: 18 September 2001.

8.

The Federation of Family History Societies, National Burial Index for England & Wales v.3, (2010 own copy).

9.

John Oakley personal communication. PAF. Cit. Date: 20 April 2001.

10.

Suffolk Family History Society - Stow and Thedwastre Baptisms 1754-1812, (2011 SFK-BPI-05/P2 own copy). Cit. Date: 30 January 2017.

11.

Suffolk Green Book.

12.

Sian Plant (One Name Study) personal communication. ex NBI. Cit. Date: July 2001.