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WILLIAMSON, Emily

Female 1842 - 1922  (79 years)


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  • Name WILLIAMSON, Emily 
    Born 16 Dec 1842  Walpole St. Andrew, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 8 Jan 1843  Walpole St. Andrew, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 338 
    _UID 6905B3F9DFA240B1BCA90802154773A46ED9 
    Died 1 Jan 1922  West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 Jan 1922  West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I338  Edgoose
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 

    Father WILLIAMSON, James,   b. 19 Feb 1811, West Beckham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1861 and 1871  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother DADY, Elizabeth,   b. 1807, Thelveton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 21 Apr 1836  Lakenham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F234  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family EDGOOSE, James Lewin,   b. 13 Dec 1838, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1906, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1864  Walpole St. Andrew, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. EDGOOSE, Judith Emily,   b. 6 Jul 1865, Walpole St. Andrew, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1943, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. EDGOOSE, Robert James,   b. 3 Mar 1867, Walpole St. Andrew, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1907, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     3. EDGOOSE, Elizabeth Ann,   b. 16 Feb 1869, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1943, Swainsthorpe, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. EDGOOSE, Lucinda,   b. 12 May 1871, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1907, Emneth, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     5. EDGOOSE, Arthur John,   b. 11 Jun 1872, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1872, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. EDGOOSE, Agnes Mary,   b. 25 Jul 1873, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1949, Bluntisham, Huntingdonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. EDGOOSE, John Lewin,   b. 8 Jul 1875, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1953, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     8. EDGOOSE, Harold James,   b. 4 Dec 1876, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1950, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     9. EDGOOSE, Miriam,   b. 26 Jun 1878, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1894, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     10. EDGOOSE, Phyllis,   b. 1 Mar 1881, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1944, Huntingdon Registration District, Huntingdonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Williamson EmilyWilliamson 338 114.jpg
    Williamson EmilyWilliamson 338 114.jpg
    EMILY EDGOOSE nee WILLIAMSON (1842-1922) and PHYLLIS EDGOOSE

    Date: UNKNOWN

    Outside the house where she lived.
    Edgoose JamesLewinEdgoose 337 106.jpg
    Edgoose JamesLewinEdgoose 337 106.jpg
    JAMES LEWIN EDGOOSE (1838-1906) and EMILY EDGOOSE nee WILLIAMSON (1842-1922)

    Date: UNKNOWN but possibly 1891-1901
    Edgoose JamesLewinEdgoose 337111.jpg
    Edgoose JamesLewinEdgoose 337111.jpg
    JAMES LEWIN EDGOOSE (1838-1906) and EMILY EDGOOSE nee WILLIAMSON (1842-1922)

    Date: UNKNOWN, but possibly 1891-2001
    Edgoose JohnLewinEdgoose 583 119.jpg
    Edgoose JohnLewinEdgoose 583 119.jpg
    JOHN LEWIN EDGOOSE (1875-1953) and ELLEN JANE EDGOOSE nee BENNETT (1878-1934)

    Dated: 12 AUGUST 1906

    Standing: ?; ?; ?; Emily EDGOOSE; bride's sister; ?;
    Seated: Harold James EDGOOSE (1876-1950); John Lewin EDGOOSE (1875-1953); Ellen Jane BENNETT (1878-1934); James Lewin EDGOOSE (1838-1906)
    Edgoose JamesLewinEdgoose 337 943.jpg
    Edgoose JamesLewinEdgoose 337 943.jpg
    JAMES LEWIN EDGOOSE (1838-1906) and EMILY EDGOOSE nee WILLIAMSON (1842-1922)

    Date: UNKNOWN probably 1891-1901

    From left Phyllis Edgoose (1881-1944); James Lewin Edgoose; Harold James Edgoose (1876-1950); Emily Edgoose nee Richardson; Agnes Mary Sutterby nee Edgoose (1873-1949) & husband Fred & son Fred.

    Mourning Cards
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    Williamson EmilyWilliamson 338 075.jpg

  • Notes 
    • EMILY EDGOOSE nee WILLIAMSON 1842-1922

      Emily WILLIAMSON was born at Walpole St. Andrew, Norfolk, on 16 December 1842, daughter of Elizabeth and James WILLIAMSON. James WILLIAMSON had married Elizabeth DADY and was a gardener.
      (GRO December Q 1842 Wisbech 14 154)

      Emily, daughter of James WILLIAMSON, gardener, and his wife Elizabeth, was baptised at Walpole St. Andrew, Norfolk, on 8 January 1843.
      (FreeReg)

      The 1851 census of Row Yard, Walpole St. Andrew, Norfolk:
      James WILLIAMSON, head, aged 40, gardener, born at West Beckham, Norfolk;
      Elizabeth WILLIAMSON, wife, aged 44, born at Shelton, Norfolk;
      Elizabeth A. WILLIAMSON, daughter, aged 11, scholar, born at Walpole;
      James WILLIAMSON, son, aged 10, scholar, born at Walpole;
      *Emily WILLIAMSON, daughter, aged 8, scholar, born at Walpole;
      Samuel WILLIAMSON, son, aged 6, scholar, born at Walpole;
      William WILLIAMSON, son, aged 4, born at Walpole.
      (HO107/1766/657/14)

      She has not been traced in the 1861 census of England and Wales. She was not at home with her parents, sister and two brothers.

      She married James Lewin EDGOOSE at Walpole St. Andrew, Norfolk, on 13 October 1864. Ruth EDGOOSE and James WILLIAMSON were witnesses. Her father was at that time described as a butler.
      (GRO December Q 1864 Wisbech 3b 1419)

      The 1871 census of Dam Road, West Walton, Norfolk:
      James Lewin EDGOOSE, head, aged 32, gardener, born at West Walton;
      *Emily EDGOOSE, wife, aged 28, born at Walpole St. Andrew;
      Judith Emily EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 5, born at Walpole St. Andrew;
      Robert James EDGOOSE, son, aged 4, born at Walpole St. Andrew;
      Elizabeth Ann EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 2, born at West Walton;
      Mary Ann Lewin EDGOOSE, sister, aged 34, born at West Walton.
      (RG10/1617/77/9)

      In 1881 James Lewin and Emily EDGOOSE were living at Dam Road, West Walton:
      James Lewin EDGOOSE, head, aged 42, gardener, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      *Emily EDGOOSE, wife, aged 38, gardener's wife, born at Walpole St. Andrews, Norfolk;
      Robert James EDGOOSE, son, aged 14, scholar, born at Walpole St. Andrews;
      Elizabeth Ann EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 12, born at West Walton;
      Lucinda EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 9, scholar, born at West Walton;
      Agnes Mary EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 7, scholar, born at West Walton;
      John Lewin EDGOOSE, son, aged 5, born at West Walton;
      Harold James EDGOOSE, son, aged 4, born at West Walton;
      Miriam EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 2, born at West Walton;
      Phillis EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 1 month, born at West Walton.
      (RG11/1697/81/8)
      NOTE: Robert James EDGOOSE's place of birth differs from that given in the 1891 census.

      According to the 1891 census returns for Dam Road, West Walton, she was 47 and born at Walpole St. Peter, Norfolk. This is at variance with the information on her birth certificate:
      James L. EDGOOSE, head, aged 51, gardener, born at West Walton;
      *Emily EDGOOSE, wife, aged 47, born at Walpole St. Peter, Norfolk;
      Elizabeth A. EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 22, unmarried domestic servant, born at West Walton;
      John L. EDGOOSE, son, aged 15, scholar, born at West Walton;
      Harold EDGOOSE, son, aged 14, scholar, born at West Walton;
      and an un-named two week old grandson - presumably Elizabeth Ann's son Halbert EDGOOSE.
      (RG12/1306/65/1)

      The 1901 census returns for Dam Road, West Walton:
      James Lewin EDGOOSE, head, aged 62, market gardener on own account, born at West Walton;
      *Emily EDGOOSE, wife, aged 58, born at Walpole St. Andrews;
      Elizabeth Ann EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 32, shirt seamstress working at home, born at West Walton;
      John Lewin EDGOOSE, son, aged 25, working as a "gardener's son", born at West Walton;
      Phyllis EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 20, born at West Walton;
      Halbert EDGOOSE, grandson, aged 10, born at West Walton.
      (RG13/1557/56/9)

      From the 1911 census of West Walton, Near Wisbech:
      *Emily EDGOOSE, head, aged 68, widow, market gardener, born at Walpole St. Andrews, Norfolk;
      Phyllis EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 30, single, worker at home, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      Alice McMURRAY, boarder, aged 21, single, assistant teacher, born at Macclesfield, Cheshire.
      (RG14/9308)

      She died on 1 January 1922.
      (GRO March Q 1922 Wisbech 3b 807)

      She was buried in West Walton Cemetery on 5 January.
      Monumental Inscription:
      In
      Loving Memory of
      Emily
      The Beloved Wife of
      James Lewin Edgoose
      Who Died 1st. Janry. 1922
      Aged 79 Years
      For ever with the Lord

      NOTES & QUERIES:
      1861 Census: Untraced

      (revised 19.09.2012)