• Do you love Genealogy? Why not write for us? we're looking for volunteers to write articles for Family history. Please contact us for further information.

Marion EDWARDS nee MURRAY

DaveHam9

Loyal Member
Staff member
Moderator
Posts
76,881
Likes
1,158
Location
Sydney
#1
1851
Civil Parish: Edinburgh St John
County: Midlothian
Address: 8 Cowgate
Henry Edward Head 31 Journeyman tailor India B S, East
Marrion Wife 21 St Johns Edinburgh
Robert son 3 Ha Greyfriars Edinburgh
Marrion dau 11 months St Johns Edinburgh


Death 1893 EDWARDS Hy 73 UNKNOWN Richmond #3480


Looking for the death, probably also in Victoria, of Marion EDWARDS nee MURRAY.

Thanks,

Dave
 

DaveHam9

Loyal Member
Staff member
Moderator
Posts
76,881
Likes
1,158
Location
Sydney
#2
Marion was 23 in 1853 and her last child was born 1863 in Victoria.

Index to Unassisted Inward Passenger Lists to Victoria 1852-1923
EDWARDS HENRY 33 APR 1853 TAMERLANE B 037 002
EDWARDS ---- MRS 23 APR 1853 TAMERLANE B 037 002
EDWARDS ROBT 4 APR 1853 TAMERLANE B 037 002
EDWARDS MARION 2 APR 1853 TAMERLANE B 037 002
EDWARDS RACHAEL I APR 1853 TAMERLANE B 037 002


Her parents possibly Robert & Marion.
 

Bootzy

Loyal Member
Posts
2,707
Likes
233
Location
Queensland
#3
Mother Marion Edwards nee Murray’s death – The Argus Mon 11 July 1904
EDWARDS – On the 10th July at the residence of her son-in-law (Mr Robert Anderson) “Gladstone”, Williams road, Windsor, Marion relict of the late Henry Edwards (both of Edinburg Scotland) and Hawthorn bridge and Port Melbourne. Colonist of 51 years. No Flowers by request. Ballarat papers please copy.

Aust Death Index has Marion Edwards aged 75, died Ardale Vic – parents = Robert Murray & Marion Auld – Reg no: 7151

Scotland Select Marriages has a Marion Murray marriage to a Henry Edwards 29 July 1846 Parish Edinburg Midlothian Scotland FHL Film no: 1066696

Their daughter Marion Edwards b 13 May 1850 (off Scottish Births/Baptisms) married Richard Sprott 13 July Sandbridge Port Melb and died 27 June 1927 St Kilda.

The Argus Wed 29 June 1927
SPROTT – On 27th June at her residence Marli, Esplanade St Kilda, Marion the dearly beloved widow of Richard Sprott and loving mother of Minnie (Mrs Walker of Johannesburg), James, Richard, William, Marion (Mrs Lustel?), Ernie (deceased), Isabelle (Mrs Vandeleur), Ernest (Ballarat), Ruby (Mrs Cook) and Floss (Mrs Tarnoski).
Buried Melb Gen Cemetery Carlton. 29th June.

Richard Sprott’s death – The Argus Thurs 24 June 1909
SPROTT – On the 23rd June at his residence, corner of bent and Primrose Streets, Mooney Ponds (late of Huntley Glen, West Brunswick), Richard, beloved husband of Marion Sprott, father of Mrs G Walker, Mrs C Vandeler, and James, William, Richard, Ernest, Marion, Ruby and Flossy Sprott. Aged 70 years – Buried 25th June Melb Gen Cemetery.

regards
Val
 

Bootzy

Loyal Member
Posts
2,707
Likes
233
Location
Queensland
#4
Daughter Rachel & son Robert

Rachel Mary Edwards born 23 May 1852 Edinburg (FHL Film no: 1066693)
Robert Edwards born 11 Jan 1848 Edinburg (FHL Film No: 1066692)

Rachel Mary Edwards married Robert Anderson 1873 Vic – Reg no: 140 and she died 1910 Ardale Vic age 58 Reg no: 7585 – The Argus Thursday 15 Sept 1910

regards
Val
 

DaveHam9

Loyal Member
Staff member
Moderator
Posts
76,881
Likes
1,158
Location
Sydney
#5
Thanks Val.

I like this one leaving a puzzle for later generations:

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) - Thursday 15 September 1910 p.1
DEATHS
ANDERSON.-On the 14th September, at her residence, "Braeside" Woodside-crescent, Toorak,
Rachael Mary, the beloved wife of Robert Anderson, and loved mother of H. C., R. A., L. D., H. L., Mrs. Jas. Thackeray, Mrs. A. E. Bridger, and Agnes Mary Anderson, aged 58 years.


Dave
 

Bootzy

Loyal Member
Posts
2,707
Likes
233
Location
Queensland
#6
Hi Dave,
Other children for Marion and Henry Edwards nee Murray born in Oz.

Agnes Edwards b 1855 Melb Vic – married a John Stanley Kay in 1885 Vic and she died 1934 Albert Park Vic aged 80 Reg no: 2974
They had children:
George Kay b 1886 Vic
Louisa Annie Kay b 1887 Vic – died 1980 Bright Vic
Stella Kay b 1889 Vic – married a James Charles Clarke 1914 Vic – died 1921 Vic
Dorothy Kay b 1894 Albert parks – married a Bull – died 1962 Vic
Frank Allan Kay b 1895 Albert park – died 1896 South Melb

Jane Edwards b 1857 Melb
Charles Murray Barstou Edwards b 1859 Melb Vic
Isabella Edwards b 1860 Melb Vic – died 1873 Vic
Henry Edwards b 1863 Sandhurst Vic – died 1928 Prahan Vic

Rachel & Robert Anderson’s children:
Henry Charles 1873-1953 Heidelberg Vic
Lionel Douglas 1886-1970 Hugh Vic
Harold Leslie 1883-1953 Mt Park Vic
Ester Eliza 1875-1960 married James Thackeray - died 1960 Vic
Marion Muriel 1882-1941 Prahan Vic married Arthur Ernest Bridger (1902)
Agnes Mary Anderson 1877 Emerald Hill Vic - died 1948 St Kilda
Robert Alfred Anderson 1878 Emerald Hill Vic
Emma Gertrude Anderson 1880 Prahan Vic - died 1881 Vic
John Oscar Anderson 1885 Prahan Vic - died 1885 Vic age 1 month
regards
Val
 

DaveHam9

Loyal Member
Staff member
Moderator
Posts
76,881
Likes
1,158
Location
Sydney
#7
Thanks Val.

Piece: SCT1841/685 Place: Edinburgh -Midlothian Enumeration District: 4
Civil Parish: Edinburgh Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: St John's
Folio: 90 Page: 8
Address: Allisons Close
Surname First name(s) *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
MURRAY Robert M 43 Shoemaker Journeyman Midlothian
MURRAY Marion F 41 Midlothian
MURRAY Marion F 10 Midlothian ** Age rounded down
MURRAY James M 8 Midlothian
MURRAY Thomas M 6 Midlothian
Page: 9
MURRAY Martha F 1 Midlothian
COMMONS Peter M 23 Shoemaker Journeyman Midlothian
 
Last edited:
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
DaveHam9 Births 8
DaveHam9 1891 Census Request 10
DaveHam9 1871 Census Request 15
DaveHam9 Scottish Genealogy Roots 24
DaveHam9 Scottish Genealogy Roots 25
DaveHam9 1861 Census Request 6

Similar threads

Top