Nicholas EDWARDS
(Abt 1800-)
(Abt 1804-)
Thomas Henry EDWARDS


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Elizabeth Jane HARRIS

Thomas Henry EDWARDS

  • Born: 1843, Breage, Cornwall 2
  • Christened: 25 Jun 1848, Godolphin, Cornwall 3
  • Married: 1878, Victoria, Australia 1
  • Died: 9 Mar 1928, Ararat, Victoria, Australia 4 5

   Research Notes:

In 1851, Thomas H. Edwards (7) of Breage, scholar, was with his parents Nicholas & Ann Edwards in Ruthdower, Godolphin, Cornwall.


"EDWARDS.—On the 9th March, at Ararat, Thomas Henry, beloved husband of Mary, and loving father of Emily (deceased), Thomas, Ethel (Mrs. Wood), Maud, John and Bert, aged 85 years. Home papers please copy. Peace, perfect peace."

[Note: wife Mary may be Mary Gregson, whom a Thomas Henry Edwards married in 1910].


"On old resident of the town, Mr. Thomas Henry Edwards, has died, aged 85 years. He was at Stawell in the golden days of the old North Cross Company and was at Ararat at the opening of the railway line from Ballarat on 7th April, 1875." 6

   Marriage Information:

Thomas married Elizabeth Jane HARRIS, daughter of John HARRIS and Elizabeth THOMAS, in 1878 in Victoria, Australia 1. (Elizabeth Jane HARRIS was born about 1853 in Gwennap, Cornwall and died in 1889 in Ararat, Victoria, Australia 7.)


1 Indexes for historical Victorian Births/Marriages/Deaths (Australia), 1878/01132.

2 England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, Helston district, 3rd Quarter, vol. 9, p. 113.

3 Godolphin Parish Register Transcripts, Baptisms, p. 3, no. 17.

4 Indexes for historical Victorian Births/Marriages/Deaths (Australia), 1928/00032.

5 The Age (Melbourne), Tuesday 13 March 1928.

6 Ibid, Monday 12 March 1928.

7 Indexes for historical Victorian Births/Marriages/Deaths (Australia), 1889/10470.

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