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Matilda EDWARDS
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Alternative names
Matilda EDDINGTON (Married)
Ancestors
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Unknown EDWARDS
~1754 - ~1804
John EDWARDS
~1795 - 1844
Millwright of Warwickshire
 
Matilda EDWARDS
1832 - ~1911
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
 
Joseph REYNOLDS
~1714 - bur.1775
Carpet weaver of Upper Arley, Bewdley, Worcestershire
Richard REYNOLDS
bap.1772 - 1852
Agricultural labourer of Upper Arley, Bewdley, Worcestershire
 
John UNDERHILL
~1691 - bur.1788
of Coleshill, Warwickshire
Susannah UNDERHILL
bap.1729 - bur.1773
of Coleshill, Warwickshire
 
Anne PADDY
~1695 - bur.1732
of Coleshill, Warwickshire
Sarah REYNOLDS
1807 - ~1884
Confectioner of Kinlet, Shropshire
 
Elizabeth FOULK
~1770 - ~1836
of Oldbury, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Spouses and Descendants
Generations
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Matilda EDWARDS
1832 - ~1911
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Edwin EDDINGTON (1831 - ~1911)
 
William H EDDINGTON
~1854 - ~1913
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edwin EDDINGTON
~1858 - ~1915
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Alice EDDINGTON
~1861 - ~1921
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Amy EDDINGTON
~1865 - ~1924
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Walter EDDINGTON
~1869 - ~1930
Shoe rivet machinist of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Narrative and Notes
Timeline
Personal Family World
Date
Age*
Event
Place
1832
0
Birth 
Birmingham, Warwickshire
7 Jun 1841
9
Census 
Unett Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire
7 Sep 1844
12
Death of father John EDWARDS 
1 Court, New Summer Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire
30 Mar 1851
19
Census 
47 Summer Lane, Birmingham, Warwickshire
20 Nov 1853
21
Witness to the  between sisterSophia EDWARDS and John ASH 
St Peter And St Paul's Church, Aston, Warwickshire, England
27 Aug 1854
22
Residence 
Bread Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire
27 Aug 1854
22
Marriage to husband Edwin EDDINGTON 
St Philip, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
btw 1854 and 1855
22
Birth of son William H EDDINGTON 
Birmingham, Warwickshire
btw 1858 and 1859
26
Birth of son Edwin EDDINGTON 
Birmingham, Warwickshire
13 Mar 1859
27
Marriage of brother Reuben EDWARDS and Mary Ann NEWEY 
Saint George, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
7 Apr 1861
27
query Caution: Recorded age does not match calculated age (29).
Census 
Great Russell Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire
btw 1861 and 1862
29
Birth of daughter Alice EDDINGTON 
Birmingham, Warwickshire
24 Nov 1863
31
Death of sister Sophia EDWARDS 
Richmond, Cache, Utah, USA
btw 1864 and 1867
32
Birth of daughter Amy EDDINGTON 
Birmingham, Warwickshire
29 Apr 1866
34
Marriage of brother Reuben EDWARDS and Emma FISHER 
10 
Birmingham, Warwickshire
10 Nov 1867
35
Witness to the  between brotherEnoch EDWARDS and Emelia 'Emily' PARKER 
11 
St Philip, Birmingham, Warwickshire
btw 1869 and 1870
37
Birth of son Walter EDDINGTON 
Birmingham, Warwickshire
2 Apr 1871
35
query Caution: Recorded age does not match calculated age (39).
Census 
12 
Phillips St, Aston Manor, Aston, Warwickshire
3 Apr 1881
48
query Caution: Recorded age does not match calculated age (49).
Census 
13 
167 Park Lane, Aston, Warwickshire
5 Apr 1891
53
query Caution: Recorded age does not match calculated age (59).
Census 
14 
1 Victoria Place, Potters Lane, Aston, Warwickshire
20 Dec 1897
65
Marriage of brother Enoch EDWARDS and Florence Ethel HEDGES 
15 
Erdington, Birmingham, Warwickshire
btw 1911 and 1912
79
Death of brother Enoch EDWARDS 
Canada
Documented age, Calculated age, Estimated age
Citations
1 - UK 1841 Census - 7th June 1841

Note: Ages of adults were often rounded down to nearest 5 years. For example, a recorded age of 25 implies an age of between 25 and 29.

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John Edwards - 40 - Millwright - Y

Sarah Edwards - 35 - - Y

Mariah Edwards - 13 - - Y

Sophia Edwards - 12 - - Y

Matilda Edwards - 9 - - Y

[?? Linsi/Louise, a female] Edwards - 7 - - Y

Rhubin Edwards - 4 - - Y

Stephen Edwards - 3 - - Y

Enock Edwards - 6m - - Y

2 - John Edwards 1844

Superintendent Registrar's District - Birmingham

Registrar's District - Saint George Birmingham

1844 DEATHS in the District of Saint George Brmingham in the County of Warwick

No - When Died - Name and Surname - Sex - Age - Rank or Profession - Cause of No - Death - Signature, Descrption, and Residence of Informant - When Registered - Signature

177 - Seventh of September 1844 at 1 Court New Summer Street - John Edwards - Male - 49 years - Mill Wright and Engineer - Consumption - X the mark of Sarah Edwards Widow present at the Death 1 Court New Summer St - Twelfth of September 1844 - Thomas Sansom Registrar

3 - UK 1851 Census - 30th March 1851
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Sarah EDWARDS - Head - W - 39 - F - Mangler - NK-Shr

Matilda EDWARDS - Daur - U - 19 - F - Dress Maker - Birmingham-War

Reubin EDWARDS - Son - U - 15 - M - Gun Percussioner - Birmingham-War

Stephen EDWARDS - Son - - 13 - M - Gun Percussioner - Birmingham-War

Enoch EDWARDS - Son - - 11- M - Errand Boy - Birmingham-War

4 - Ash - Edwards 1853

1953 Marriage Solemnized at St Peter & St Paul's Church in the Parish of Aston in the County of Warwick

No - When married - Name and Surname - Age - Condition - Rank or Profession - Residence at the time of Marriage - Father's Name and Surname - Rank or Profession of Father

124 - November 20th

John Ash - 33 - Widower - Gun Finisher - Duddeston - John Ash - Optician

Sophia Edwards - 24 - Spinster - - Duddeston - John Edwards - Machinist

Married in the Parish Church of Aston according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church after Banns by me, Geo Peake Vicar

This marriage was solemnized between us John Ash, Sophia Edwards in the Presence of us Edwin Eddington, Matilda

5 - Edwards - Eddington 1854

1854 Marriage solemnized at the St Phillips Church in the Parish of Birmingham in the County of Warwick

No: 191

When married - August 27th

Name and Surname - Age - Condition - Rank or Profession - Residence at the time of marriage - Father's name and surname - Rank or Profession of father

Elwin Eddington - 22 - Bachelor - Painter - Church Street - William Eddington - Painter

Matilda Edwards - 21 - Spinster - - Bread Street - John Edwards - Engineer

Married in the Parish Church of St Phillip's according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church by ___ or after Banns by me Charles Heath Lecturer

This marriage was solemnized between us: Elwin Eddington, Matilda Edwards in the Presence of us, Sarah Edwards, X the mark of Herritage

6 - Edwards - Eddington 1854

1854 Marriage solemnized at the St Phillips Church in the Parish of Birmingham in the County of Warwick

No: 191

When married - August 27th

Name and Surname - Age - Condition - Rank or Profession - Residence at the time of marriage - Father's name and surname - Rank or Profession of father

Elwin Eddington - 22 - Bachelor - Painter - Church Street - William Eddington - Painter

Matilda Edwards - 21 - Spinster - - Bread Street - John Edwards - Engineer

Married in the Parish Church of St Phillip's according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church by ___ or after Banns by me Charles Heath Lecturer

This marriage was solemnized between us: Elwin Eddington, Matilda Edwards in the Presence of us, Sarah Edwards, X the mark of Herritage

7 - FamilySearch International Genealogical Index

Reprinted by permission. Copyright © 1999-2002 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc

Author: LDS. Publishing Info: This information has been reproduced with explicit permission of LDS

REUBEN EDWARDS

Male

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Marriages:

Spouse: MARY ANN NEWEY

Marriage: 13 MAR 1859 Saint George, Birmingham, Warwick, England

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Source Information:

Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:

M041781 1830 - 1875 0588402-4 Film NONE

Sheet: 00

8 - Birmingham St Georges

1859 Marriage solemnized at St George's Church in the Parish of St George Birmingham in the County of Warwick

198 - 13th March 1859

Reuben Edwards - 22 - Bachelor - Chandelier Maker - Great Russell Street - John Edwards - Millwirght

Mary Ann Newey - 21 - Spinster - - GReat Russell Street - Charles Newey - Shoe Maker

Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church after Banns by me Robert Stephenson Curate

This marriage was solemnized between us

Reuben Edwards

The Mark X Mary Ann Newey

in the presence of

Henry Case

The Mark of X Elizabeth Newey

9 - UK 1861 Census - 7th April 1861
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Edwin Eddington - Head - Mar - 28 - House decorator - Thornbury, Gloucester

Matilda Eddington - Wife - Mar - 27 - Domestic - Birmingham

William H Eddington - Son - - 6 - Scholar - Birmingham

Edwin Eddington - Son - - 2 - - Birmingham

10 - FamilySearch International Genealogical Index

Reprinted by permission. Copyright © 1999-2002 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc

Author: LDS. Publishing Info: This information has been reproduced with explicit permission of LDS

First name(s) Reuben

Last name Edwards

Name note -

Marriage year 1866

Marriage date 29 Apr 1866

Marriage place Birmingham

Spouse's first name(s) Emma

Spouse's last name Wilcox

Spouse's age -

County Warwickshire

Country England

Record set England Marriages 1538-1973

11 - Edwards - Parker

1867 Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Birmingham in the County of Warwick

No: 83

When married - November 10th

Name and Surname - Age - Condition - Rank or Profession - Residence at the time of marriage - Father's name and surname - Rank or Profession of father

Enoch Edwards - 24 - Bachelor - Button tool maker - Church Street - John Edwards - Millwright

Emelia Parker - 24 - Spinster - - Colmore Row - Edward Parker - Jeweller

Married in the Parish Church of St Phillip's according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church by ___ or after Banns by me Wm Easer, Rector

This marriage was solemnized between us: Enoch Edwards, Emelia Parker in the Presence of us, Matilda Eddington, Elwin Eddington

12 - UK 1871 Census - 2nd April 1871
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John Eddington - Head - Mar - 37 - House decorator - Gloucester, Thornbury

Matilda Eddington - Wife - Mar - 35 - - Warwick Birmingham

William H Eddington - Son - Un - 16 - Shoe rivet machinist - Warwick Birmingham

Edwin Eddington - Son - Un - Scholar - Warwick Birmingham

Alice Eddington - Daur - Un - 9 - Scholar - Warwick Birmingham

Amy Eddington - Daur - Un - 6 - Scholar - Warwick Birmingham

Walter Eddington - Son - - 1 - - Warwick Birmingham

13 - UK 1881 Census - 3rd April 1881
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Edwira EDDINGTON Head M Male 50 Thornbury, Gloucester, England House Decorator

Matilda EDDINGTON Wife M Female 48 Birmingham, Warwick, England Dress Maker

Edwira EDDINGTON Son U Male 22 Birmingham, Warwick, England Soda Water Salesman

Alice EDDINGTON Dau U Female 19 Birmingham, Warwick, England Dressmaker

Amy EDDINGTON Dau U Female 16 Birmingham, Warwick, England Scholar

Walter EDDINGTON Son Male 11 Birmingham, Warwick, England Scholar

14 - UK 1891 Census - 5th April 1891
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Edwin Eddington - Head - Mar - 54 - House decorator - Employer - Glucestershire

Matilda Eddington - Wife - Mar - 53 - - Warwicksh B'ham

Walter Eddington - Son - Un - 21 - Shoe Rivet Machinist - Employed - Warwicksh B'ham

15 - Edwards - Hedges 1897

1897 Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Erdington in the County of Warwick

189 - Twentieth December 1897

Enoch Edwards - 57 - Widower - Licensed Victualler - Short Heath Road Erdington - John Edwards (deceased) - Mill Wright

Florence Ethel Hedges - 21 - Spinster - - 122 St Mark's Road, Ladwood, Birmingham - Albert Hedges - Surgeon (Retired)

Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church by License by me F S Swindell MA, Vicar

This marriage was solemnized between us Enoch Edwards, Florence Ethel Hedges

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