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 in St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England in 18311,2,3,4,5,6,7, was baptised there on 30 Jan 1831 and also was married to 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 her ville natal on 6 Jun 184110 and in 18512; at Chapel Lane, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England on 7 Apr 186112; 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 when she was living with her daughter, Elizabeth, following the death of her husband on 11 Jun 189813; and at 16 Bloomsbury Road, Ramsgate, Kent on 2 Apr 1911, less than a mile from her great-niece Emily Lawrence who was living at 13 Ashburnham Road, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England and her great-great-niece Lilian Lawrence, great-great-nephew Frederick Cowell and great-great-nephew Charles Cowell who were living at 13 Ashburnham Road, St Lawrence, Thanet, Kent, England14.
She died on 31 Jan 1917 at 2 Mutrix Cottages, Garlinge, Kent8 (senile decay).
Date of residence (6 Jun 1841) differs from mother's in same year (1841)
Date of residence (6 Jun 1841) differs from father's in same year (1841)
Census information missing between Census UK 1871 and 1891 England Census
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