Person Index

Edwards, Edwin Sildon

Edwin Sildon Edwards
b: 1876
d: 1914
Evening Post 16 February 1901
Miss Maud Walsh, fourth daughter of the late Mr. P. W. Walsh, an old Crimean veteran of the 57th Regiment, was married at St. Augustine''s Church, Petone, on Wednesday afternoon, to Mr. Harry J. Edwards, third son of the late John Edwards, of the Taita. The bride''s dress was of cream cashmere, trimmed with pearl, and she was attended by her eldest brother Mr. Walter Walsh. The bridegroom was attended by his brother, Mr. Edwin Edwards, of Levin, and six little bridesmaids helped to make the ceremony picturesque. The Rev. Mr. Russell officiated.

Birth Details
1876/6367, Edwin Sildon Edwards, Mother: Mary Ann, Father: John

Evening Post 22 December 1885
The Schools
The prizes awarded to the children of the above school were distributed on Friday last by the Chairman (Mr. R. Mellow), in the presence of the teachers and the following members of the School Committee:- Messrs. W. Cleland, S. Death, J. Harris, W. S Milne, and J. H. Ross. After a few appropriate remarks, the Chairman proceeded to distribute the prizes, addressing a few words of congratulation to each of the prize-takers as they came up. The following is the prize-list: Standard VI.- Ernest Pike, Agnes Drummond, Laura Pinny, Arabella Welch. Standard V.- Forbes Johnston, Hipzibah Fisk Standard IV.- Ernest Bodman, Harry Edwards, Francis Fisk, Ada Welch. Standard III.- Norman Bodman, George Boyd Frank Clement, Frank Death, William Death, William Fisk, Isaac James, William Meager, Horace Meager, Emma Barlow, Minnie Hancock, Allison Johnston, Nellie Mabey, Ellen Martin, Ilma Ross, Jane Wright. Standard II.- Charles Drummond, Edwin Edwards, Jack King, George Hancock, George Haywood, Albert Peck, Geo Russell, Marjore (sic) Duck, Eliza Duck, Katie Russell, Agnes Russell, Hettie Russell, Jane Stevenson, Maria Webb. Standard I.- John Fisk, Edward Rouse, Herbert Tilbury, George Wright, Charles Watson, Sophia Burt, Ethel Burt, Amy Death, Amy Hancock, Alice James, Connie Mellow, Minnie Russell, Maggie Ross. Special prizes were awarded to Laura Pinny and Alick (sic) Ross, for being the most popular and best-behaved girl and boy in the school. This decision was arrived at by vote, the girls voting for Laura Pinny, and the boys for Alick Ross The distribution having been made, the children sang " Home Sweat Home" with great taste. The head teacher, Mr. Johnston, entertained the children to a tea at 5 p.m., to which ample justice was done. After games, &c, they proceeded homeward, evidently delighted with their evening''s outing. An entertainment was also given by the same gentleman in the evening; to the heads of families and young people in the district. After having spent a very pleasant evening the company broke up at 12.30 a.m. At the examination of the school on the 16th October, out of 60 presented 53 passed, which may be considered very satisfactory.

Marriage Details
1904/2482, Bride: Alice Hermina Franklin, Groom: Edwin Sildon Edward (sic) - Date of Marriage 4/4/1904 from Marriage Registration

Death Details
1914/384, Edwin Sildon Edwards, Aged: 37Y

Birth Details
1905/19433, Roberta Mary Edwards, Mother: Alice Hermima, Father: Edwin Seldon

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1907/3237, George Franklin Edwards, Mother: Alice Hermina, Father: Edwin Sildon

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1908/16564, Reuben Douglas Edwards, Mother: Alice Hermina, Father: Edwin Sildon

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1910/11006, Edwin Clarence Edwards, Mother: Alice Hermina, Father: Edwin Sildon

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1911/16450, Felix Henry Edwards, Mother: Alice Hermina, Father: Edwin Seldon


Death Details
1914/384, Edwin Sildon Edwards, Aged: 37Y - Date of Death 26/1/1914 from Death Registration

Death Notice
in Wairarapa Daily Times 29 January 1914
E Edward mentioned unsure if correct person?
  • 1876 - Birth -
  • 1914 - Death -
John Edwards
1809 - 25 MAY 1889
John Edwards
1836 - 13 OCT 1892
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) John Edwards
Death13 OCT 1892
Marriage1868to Mary Ann Grey
FatherJohn Edwards
MotherMary Unknown
PARENT (F) Mary Ann Grey
Marriage1868to John Edwards
MHenry James Third Son Edwards
Death10 AUG 1937
Marriage13 FEB 1901to Maude Florence Edith Walsh at St Augustine''s Church, Petone
MEdwin Sildon Edwards
FEda Sarah Edwards
Marriage15 SEP 1903to Archibald Forbes McMinn
FAlice Emily Edwards
Marriage16 APR 1900to Aubrey Jackson
MErnest Arthur Edwards
MAlfred George Edwards
MWalter Frederick Edwards
Death12 JUN 1941
Marriage14 JUN 1894to Maud Riddick Russell at St James Anglican Church, Lower Hutt
MWilliam Albert John Edwards
Death7 JAN 1904
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