Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Male Pioneer

William EDWARDSAge: 86 years18291916

Name
William EDWARDS
Given names
William
Surname
EDWARDS
Birth July 4, 1829 23 20
Text:

Edwards William 4 Jul 1829 7 Jun 1916 87 son/John & Sarah Aretta (Jones); b. Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales; h/Wilhelmina Matilda Marie Helena (Griese) Salisbury Melbury Church NSW

Birth of a sisterJane EDWARDS
1832 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: 11 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"Jane (1832-1908) who married William Everett"

Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1826-1922
Citation details: 20 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"Jane and Sara were born in Wrexham, uk"

Birth of a sisterSarah EDWARDS
1833 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: 11 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"Sarah (1833-1916) who married several times."

Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1826-1922
Citation details: 20 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"Jane and Sara were born in Wrexham, uk"

Immigration November 30, 1836 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 11 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"John (1808-1868) & Sarah Edwards Aretta Edwards (1811-1887) arrived in Australia with their three children as assisted emigrants aboard the Gulnare (1836). They were sponsored by Charles Boydell of Camyr Allyn."

Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1826-1922
Publication: Newspaper published in Sydney, NSW between (1828 and 1838)
Citation details: Friday 2 December 1836, page 2
Gulnare Arrival - List of passengers
Gulnare Arrival - List of passengers

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Note: John, Sarah and their children William, Jane and Sarah arrived on board the "Gulnare" as unassisted migrants.
Birth of a brotherThomas EDWARDS
1837 (Age 7 years)

Citation details: 20 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"There is one son missing Thomas b1837 d1837 at Camyr Allyn"

Death of a brotherThomas EDWARDS
1837 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 20 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"There is one son missing Thomas b1837 d1837 at Camyr Allyn"

Birth of a brotherJohn EDWARDS
1841 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: 11 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"John (1841-1936)"

Citation details: EDWARDS JOHN 1939/1841 V18411939 25A JOHN SARAH
Birth of a brotherHenry EDWARDS
1843 (Age 13 years)
Citation details: 11 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"Henry (1843-1925)"

Citation details: EDWARDS HENRY 2031/1843 V18432031 27A JOHN SARAH
Birth of a sisterMary EDWARDS
about 1844 (Age 14 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS MARY 2692/1844 V18442692 28 JOHN SARAH
Death of a sisterMary EDWARDS
1844 (Age 14 years)

Note: There is unsupported information that she died on 1/11/1844, the day she was born.
Note: This may be a relevant death registration:
Birth of a brotherOliver Cromwell EDWARDS
June 1, 1847 (Age 17 years)
Text:

Edwards Oliver Cronwell 1847? 1 Oct 1927 80 son/John & Sarah Aretta (Jones); h/Mary (Henwood) Salisbury Melbury Church NSW

Citation details: 11 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"Oliver Cromwell (1847-1927)"

Citation details: EDWARDS OLIVER C 2547/1847 V18472547 32A JOHN SARAH
Citation details: Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981
Text:

Name Oliver Cromwell Edward Gender Male Baptism Age 0 Birth Date 1 Jun 1847 Baptism Date 1 Aug 1847 Baptism Place Houghton, New South Wales, Australia Residence Date 1847 Residence Place New South Wales, Australia Father John Edward Mother Sarah FHL Film Number 993956

Baptism of a brotherOliver Cromwell EDWARDS
August 1, 1847 (Age 18 years)
Religion: Anglican
Citation details: Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981
Text:

Name Oliver Cromwell Edward Gender Male Baptism Age 0 Birth Date 1 Jun 1847 Baptism Date 1 Aug 1847 Baptism Place Houghton, New South Wales, Australia Residence Date 1847 Residence Place New South Wales, Australia Father John Edward Mother Sarah FHL Film Number 993956

Marriage of a siblingWilliam EVERETTJane EDWARDSView this family
about 1848 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 494/1848 V1848494 33B EVERITT WILLIAM EDWARDS JANE NM
Citation details: 11 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"Jane (1832-1908) who married William Everett"

MarriageWilhelmina Matilda Maria Helena GRIESEView this family
about 1850 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: 687/1850 V1850687 36B EDWARDS WILLIAM GRIESE WILHELMINE NM
Birth of a daughter
#1
Henrietta Georgina EDWARDS
about 1851 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: 3052/1851 V18513052 37A EDWARDS HENRIETTA G WILLIAM WILHELMINA
Birth of a daughter
#2
Eliza Sarah EDWARDS
about 1853 (Age 23 years)
Address: "Camir Allyn"
Citation details: 894/1853 V1853894 39A EDWARDS ELIZA WILLIAM WILHELMINA
"Camyr Allyn" early homestead at what is now Gresford.
"Camyr Allyn" early homestead at what is now Gresford.

Note: Title

Birth of a son
#3
William Henry EDWARDS
calculated 1856 (Age 26 years)

Text:

Edwards William Henry 1856? 21 Jul 1944 88 son/William & Wilhelmina Matilda Marie Helena (Griese); h/Rachel Judith (Leake) Salisbury Melbury Church NSW

Note: I am unable to find a relevant birth registration in NSW. However, there is this registration:
Birth of a son
#4
Henry EDWARDS
about 1858 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 6783/1858 EDWARDS HENRY WILLIAM WILHELMINA DUNGOG
Marriage of a siblingRobert KELLYSarah EDWARDSView this family
about 1859 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: 1813/1859 KELLY ROBERT NEIL SARAH DUNGOG
Birth of a son
#5
John EDWARDS
about 1860 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 6753/1860 EDWARDS JOHN WILLIAM WILHELMINA DUNGOG
Birth of a daughter
#6
Wilhelmina S EDWARDS
about 1863 (Age 33 years)
Citation details: 7422/1863 EDWARDS WILHELMINA S WILLIAM WILHELMINA S DUNGOG
Marriage of a siblingJohn EDWARDSElizabeth HENWOODView this family
about 1863 (Age 33 years)
Citation details: 1826/1863 EDWARDS JOHN HENWOOD ELIZABETH DUNGOG
Birth of a son
#7
Oliver EDWARDS
about 1865 (Age 35 years)
Citation details: 8406/1865 EDWARDS OLIVER WILLIAM WILHELMINA S DUNGOG
Marriage of a siblingHenry EDWARDSLydia HENWOODView this family
about 1866 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: 1910/1866 EDWARDS HENRY HENWOOD LYDIA DUNGOG
Marriage of a siblingOliver Cromwell EDWARDSMary HENWOODView this family
about 1867 (Age 37 years)
Citation details: 1979/1867 EDWARDS OLIVER HENWOOD MARY DUNGOG
Death of a fatherJohn EDWARDS
December 18, 1868 (Age 39 years)
Cause: Bronchitis and disease of the heart
Citation details: EDWARDS JOHN 3949/1868 JOHN JANE DUNGOG
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial of a fatherJohn EDWARDS
December 19, 1868 (Age 39 years)
Address: Unmarked
Religion: Anglican
Text:

Edwards John 1868 son/John & Jane; b. Wales; h/Sarah Aretta (Jones) Dungog NSW Ang Unmarked

Birth of a daughter
#8
Alberta Martha EDWARDS
about 1869 (Age 39 years)
Citation details: 10279/1869 EDWARDS ALBERTA M WILLIAM WILHELMINA DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Eliza Sophia DEARDS
about 1871 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: DEARDS ELIZA S 9780/1871 HENRY HENRIETTA DUNGOG
Marriage of a childHenry William DEARDSHenrietta Georgina EDWARDSView this family
about 1871 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 2126/1871 DEARDS HENRY EDWARDS HENRIETTA DUNGOG
Birth of a son
#9
Albert EDWARDS
about 1872 (Age 42 years)
Citation details: 9592/1872 EDWARDS ALBERT WILLIAM WILHELMINA DUNGOG
Birth of a grandson
#2
Sydney DEARDS
about 1873 (Age 43 years)
Citation details: DEARDS SYDNEY 10086/1873 HENRY HENRIETTA DUNGOG
Marriage of a childWilliam DEARDSEliza Sarah EDWARDSView this family
September 22, 1873 (Age 44 years)
Citation details: 2340/1873 DEARDS WILLIAM EDWARDS ELIZA DUNGOG
Marriage of a parentSamuel WHITEHOUSESarah Aretta JONESView this family
about 1873 (Age 43 years)
Citation details: 2332/1873 WHITEHOUSE SAMUEL EDWARDS SARAH DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Henrietta Wilhelmina DEARDS
about 1874 (Age 44 years)
Citation details: 10345/1874 DEARDS HENRIETTA WILHELMINA WILLIAM ELIZA SARAH DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Henrietta DEARDS
about 1875 (Age 45 years)
Citation details: DEARDS HENRIETTA 10607/1875 HENRY HENRIETTA DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Mary A DEARDS
about 1877 (Age 47 years)
Citation details: DEARDS MARY A 11355/1877 HENRY HENRIETTA DUNGOG
Birth of a grandson
#6
Herbert Frederick DEARDS
about 1880 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: 13657/1880 DEARDS HERBERT FREDERICK WILLIAM ELIZA SARAH DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Alberta Evaline DEARDS
about 1881 (Age 51 years)
Citation details: DEARDS ALBERTA EVALINE 14464/1881 HENRY HENRIETTA DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Pearl Edith DEARDS
about 1884 (Age 54 years)
Citation details: 18085/1884 DEARDS PEARLEE WILLIAM ELIZA S DUNGOG
Birth of a grandson
#9
Percy H DEARDS
about 1885 (Age 55 years)
Citation details: DEARDS PERCY H 18687/1885 HENRY HENRIETTA DUNGOG
Marriage of a childWilliam Henry EDWARDSRachel Judith LEAKEView this family
about 1886 (Age 56 years)
Citation details: 4898/1886 EDWARDS WILLIAM H LEAKE RACHEL J PATERSON
Birth of a granddaughter
#10
Florence M EDWARDS
about 1887 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS FLORENCE M 20069/1887 WILLIAM H RACHEL J DUNGOG
Marriage of a childHarold Victor BORHAMAlberta Martha EDWARDSView this family
about 1887 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: 4648/1887 BOTHAIN HAROLD B EDWARDS ALBERTA M DUNGOG
Death of a motherSarah Aretta JONES
July 22, 1887 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: 11 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"Sarah Edwards Aretta Edwards (1811-1887)"

Citation details: WHITEHOUSE SARAH 8227/1887 AGE 76 YEARS DIED DUNGOG DUNGOG
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Evaline Ruby DEARDS
about 1888 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: 20551/1888 DEARDS EVALINE R WILLIAM ELIZA DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#12
Evelyn M EDWARDS
about 1889 (Age 59 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS EVELYN M 19649/1889 WILLIAM H RACHEL J DUNGOG
Birth of a grandson
#13
Cecil H DEARDS
about 1890 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: DEARDS CECIL H 12374/1890 HENRY HENRIETTA G DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#14
Iva Linda Emily DEARDS
August 8, 1890 (Age 61 years)
Address: "Edith Villa"
Citation details: 12364/1890 DEARDS IVY L E WILLIAM ELIZA S DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#15
Daisy Eliza R EDWARDS
about 1891 (Age 61 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS DAISY E R 12565/1891 WILLIAM H RACHEL J DUNGOG
Marriage of a grandchildJohn EVERETTHenrietta Wilhelmina DEARDSView this family
about 1891 (Age 61 years)
Citation details: 3758/1891 EVERETT JOHN DEARDS HENRIETTA W DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#16
Victoria M DEARDS
about 1893 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: DEARDS VICTORIA M 12997/1893 HENRY HENRIETTA G DUNGOG
Birth of a grandson
#17
William James EDWARDS
about 1893 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS WILLIAM J 12989/1893 WILLIAM H RACHEL J DUNGOG
Birth of a grandson
#18
Hector Claude EDWARDS
about 1895 (Age 65 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS HECTOR C 3118/1895 WILLIAM H RACHEL J DUNGOG
Birth of a grandson
#19
Harry E A DEARDS
about 1896 (Age 66 years)
Citation details: DEARDS HARRY E A 12245/1896 HENRY HENRIETTA G DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#20
Eliza M EDWARDS
about 1896 (Age 66 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS ELIZA M 12247/1896 WILLIAM H RACHEL J DUNGOG
Marriage of a childAlbert EDWARDSEllen Josephine RAPSONView this family
about 1897 (Age 67 years)
Citation details: 7562/1897 EDWARDS ALBERT RAPSON ELLEN J DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#21
Elizabeth M EDWARDS
about 1898 (Age 68 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS ELIZABETH M 2855/1898 WILLIAM H RACHEL J DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#22
Linda Iva Merle EDWARDS
about 1898 (Age 68 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS LINDA I M 30310/1898 ALBERT ELLEN J DUNGOG
Marriage of a grandchildClaude Austin TIEDEMANNEliza Sophia DEARDSView this family
about 1900 (Age 70 years)
Citation details: 8603/1900 TIEDEMAN CLAUDE A DEARDS ELIZA S DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#23
Jane K EDWARDS
about 1901 (Age 71 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS JANE K 3045/1901 WILLIAM H RACHAEL J DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#24
Hester A E EDWARDS
about 1901 (Age 71 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS HESTER A E 3046/1901 WILLIAM H RACHAEL J DUNGOG
Marriage of a grandchildSydney DEARDSAda Maud Martha RAPSONView this family
about 1901 (Age 71 years)
Citation details: 9519/1901 DEARDS SIDNEY RAPSON ADA M M WEST MAITLAND
Death of a granddaughterJane K EDWARDS
about 1901 (Age 71 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS JANE K 5236/1901 WILLIAM H RACHAEL J DUNGOG
Death of a granddaughterHester A E EDWARDS
about 1901 (Age 71 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS HESTER A E 9185/1901 WILLIAM RACHAEL J DUNGOG
Birth of a grandson
#25
Harold Herbert EDWARDS
about 1902 (Age 72 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS HAROLD H 21657/1902 WILLIAM H RACHAEL J DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#26
Elsie May EDWARDS
about 1903 (Age 73 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS ELSIE M 29823/1903 ALBERT ELLEN J DUNGOG
Birth of a grandson
#27
Aubrey Lyndon EDWARDS
about 1905 (Age 75 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS AUBREY L 12838/1905 WILLIAM H RACHEL J DUNGOG
Death of a granddaughterElsie May EDWARDS
January 25, 1906 (Age 76 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS ELSIE 1152/1906 ALBERT ELLEN J DUNGOG
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a grandson
#28
Mervyn Cecil Jones EDWARDS
about 1907 (Age 77 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS MERVYN C J 23732/1907 WILLIAM H RACHEL J DUNGOG
Birth of a granddaughter
#29
Laura C EDWARDS
about 1908 (Age 78 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS LAURA C 24197/1908 ALBERT ELLEN J DUNGOG
Death of a sisterJane EDWARDS
May 3, 1908 (Age 78 years)
Citation details: 11 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"Jane (1832-1908) who married William Everett"

Citation details: EVERETT JANE 6865/1908 JOHN SARAH PATERSON
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a grandson
#30
Darcy H G EDWARDS
October 26, 1908 (Age 79 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS DARCY H G 35233/1908 WILLIAM H RACHEL J DUNGOG
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a granddaughterEvaline Ruby DEARDS
November 30, 1908 (Age 79 years)
Citation details: 13395/1908 DEARDS EVELYN R WILLIAM ELIZA S DUNGOG
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a grandsonDarcy H G EDWARDS
December 22, 1908 (Age 79 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS D'ARCY G H 13397/1908 WILLIAM H RACHEL DUNGOG
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a grandchildHerbert Frederick DEARDSMary Eliza SAXBYView this family
about 1911 (Age 81 years)
Citation details: 12899/1911 DEARDS HERBERT F SAXBY MARY E DUNGOG
Marriage of a grandchildWilliam Henry SAXBYPearl Edith DEARDSView this family
about 1911 (Age 81 years)
Citation details: 1420/1911 SAXBY WILLIAM H DEARDS PEARL E DUNGOG
Marriage of a grandchildCharles Leonard SAXBYIva Linda Emily DEARDSView this family
about 1911 (Age 81 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 448
Birth of a granddaughter
#31
Ethel M EDWARDS
about 1913 (Age 83 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS ETHEL M 23290/1913 ALBERT ELLEN J DUNGOG
Death of a sisterSarah EDWARDS
January 22, 1916 (Age 86 years)
Citation details: 11 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"Sarah (1833-1916) who married several times."

Citation details: KELLY SARAH 4655/1916 JOHN SARAH DUNGOG
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death June 7, 1916 (Age 86 years)
Citation details: EDWARDS WILLIAM 8762/1916 JOHN SARAH DUNGOG
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial
Text:

Edwards William 4 Jul 1829 7 Jun 1916 87 son/John & Sarah Aretta (Jones); b. Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales; h/Wilhelmina Matilda Marie Helena (Griese) Salisbury Melbury Church NSW

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
himself
4 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Woman Pioneer IconSarah EDWARDS
Birth: 1833 27 24Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom
Death: January 22, 1916Dungog, New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with Samuel WHITEHOUSE - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1873Dungog, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Wilhelmina Matilda Maria Helena GRIESE - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1850Houghton, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
4 years
son
3 years
son
3 years
son
4 years
daughter
3 years
son
5 years
daughter
Alberta Martha EDWARDS
Birth: about 1869 39 37Dungog, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 2, 1949Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son

BirthWeb Site - Australian Cemeteries Index
Text:

Edwards William 4 Jul 1829 7 Jun 1916 87 son/John & Sarah Aretta (Jones); b. Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales; h/Wilhelmina Matilda Marie Helena (Griese) Salisbury Melbury Church NSW

ImmigrationEmails - Merridee Wouters
Citation details: 11 January 2020
Text:

In part:

"John (1808-1868) & Sarah Edwards Aretta Edwards (1811-1887) arrived in Australia with their three children as assisted emigrants aboard the Gulnare (1836). They were sponsored by Charles Boydell of Camyr Allyn."

ImmigrationWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1826-1922
ImmigrationNewspaper - The Sydney Monitor
Publication: Newspaper published in Sydney, NSW between (1828 and 1838)
Citation details: Friday 2 December 1836, page 2
Gulnare Arrival - List of passengers
Gulnare Arrival - List of passengers

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

MarriageE - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 687/1850 V1850687 36B EDWARDS WILLIAM GRIESE WILHELMINE NM
DeathE - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: EDWARDS WILLIAM 8762/1916 JOHN SARAH DUNGOG
Quality of data: primary evidence
BurialWeb Site - Australian Cemeteries Index
Text:

Edwards William 4 Jul 1829 7 Jun 1916 87 son/John & Sarah Aretta (Jones); b. Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales; h/Wilhelmina Matilda Marie Helena (Griese) Salisbury Melbury Church NSW