Johanna Brooker Edwards 1831 - 1917

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Biography

The child of Daniel Edwards (a labourer) and Johanna Brooker (a pauper char woman), Johanna Edwards, the great-great-grandmother of Nigel Horne, was born at St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England in 18311,2,3,4,5,6,7, was baptised there on 30 Jan 1831 and married William Lawrence (a harbour labourer with whom she had 11 children: George, Mary Carter, William, John, Annie, Elizabeth, Daniel, James, Hannah, Jane and Emily) there on 22 Nov 18519.

During her life, she was living at St Lawrence Street, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England on 6 Jun 184112; at her birthplace in 18512; at Chapel Lane, St Lawrence, Thanet in 18613 and on 7 Apr 186110; at her birthplace in 18714; at Rear of Southwood Lodge, St Lawrence, Thanet on 2 Apr 187111; at 3 Providence Cottage, St Lawrence, Thanet on 5 Apr 18915; at 3 Lorne Road, St Lawrence, Thanet on 31 Mar 1901 following the death of her husband on 11 Jun 18986; and at 16 Bloomsbury Road, Ramsgate, Kent on 2 Apr 1911, less than a mile from her granddaughter Emily Lawrence who was living at 13 Ashburnham Road, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England and her great-grandson Charles Cowell who was living at 13 Ashburnham Road, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England and her great-grandson Frederick Cowell who was living at 13 Ashburnham Road, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England and her great-granddaughter Lilian Lawrence who was living at 13 Ashburnham Road, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England7.

She died on 31 Jan 1917 at 2 Matrix Cottages, Garlinge, Kent8 (senile decay).

Parents

  1. Daniel was born c. 1808
  2. Johanna was born on 13 Dec 1811

Children

  1. George was born c. 1851
  2. Mary Carter
  3. William
  4. John was born c. Feb 1855
  5. Annie was born c. 1858
  6. Elizabeth was born c. Feb 1859
  7. Daniel was born c. Aug 1861
  8. James was born on 29 Jul 1863
  9. Hannah was born c. Jul 1865
  10. Jane was born on 4 Feb 1868
  11. Emily

Media

William Laurance - Johanna Brooker Edwards - marriage certificate

William Laurance - Johanna Brooker Edwards - marriage certificate

Johanna Brooker Edwards - death

Johanna Brooker Edwards - death

Thanet Advertiser - 27 Jan 1917

Thanet Advertiser - 27 Jan 1917

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=r_848394699/2

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs/cant/m/97021373/2

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/m/1851/4/ah/000668/038

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/d/1917/1/az/000718/025

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBC/1871/0014304082

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBPRS/CANT/B/96402239

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1841/0013942759

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1871/0014304074

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1861/0003546439

Family Tree

Family Tree

Map

Citations

  1. 1841 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1841. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1841. Data imaged from the National
  2. 1851 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1851. Data imaged from the National
  3. 1861 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1861. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1861. Data imaged from the National (Relation to Head of House: Wife)
  4. 1871 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871. Data imaged from the National
  5. 1891 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1891. Data imaged from The National
  6. 1901 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1901. Data imaged from the National
  7. 1911 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA), 1911. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England.
  8. England & Wales, Death Index: 1984-2005 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont
  9. England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1915 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont
  10. 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 30 and the wife of the head of the household)
  11. 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 40 and the wife of the head of the household)
  12. 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 10)

To be done

Census information missing between Census UK 1871 and 1891 England Census

2 Matrix Cottages, Garlinge, Kent, England isn't found

St Lawrence Street, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England isn't found

Chapel Lane, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England isn't found

Rear of Southwood Lodge, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England isn't found

3 Providence Cottage, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England isn't found

3 Lorne Road, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England isn't found

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