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DAWSON,  Margaret

DAWSON, Margaret

Female 1851 - 1929  (78 years)

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  • Name DAWSON, Margaret 
    Born 27 May 1851  Wisbech St. Peter, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 358 
    _UID 2FE768C7FB004498AFC98D7ACF7D9FAE344E 
    Died 2 Aug 1929  Walsoken, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 Aug 1929  Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I358  Edgoose
    Last Modified 21 May 2017 

    Father DAWSON, Charles,   b. 16 Apr 1827, Althorpe, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1863, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother PLATER, Alice,   b. 1827, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1883, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1848  Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family EDGOOSE, Stanton John,   b. 14 May 1844, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1927, Walsoken, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 16 Jan 1872  St. Augustine, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. EDGOOSE, Kate Agnes,   b. 23 May 1874, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1952, Broadstairs, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. EDGOOSE, Mabel Margaret,   b. 10 Sep 1876, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1914, University College Hospital, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     3. EDGOOSE, Hilda Mary,   b. 17 Oct 1878, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1900, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     4. EDGOOSE, Stanton Charles,   b. 28 Jun 1880, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1917, Exeter, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     5. EDGOOSE, Frank William Dawson,   b. 28 Feb 1882, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1951, Birmingham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. EDGOOSE, Alice Dawson,   b. 11 Aug 1884, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1885, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. EDGOOSE, Bertha Janet,   b. 3 Apr 1887, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1967, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     8. EDGOOSE, Jessie Alice,   b. 26 Aug 1888, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1956, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Margaret Edgoose nee Dawson (1851-1929)
    Margaret Edgoose nee Dawson (1851-1929)
    MARGARET EDGOOSE nee DAWSON (1851-1929)

    Date: UNKNOWN

    Margaret Dawson married Stanton John Edgoose (1844-1927) at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, on 16 January 1872.
    Edgoose StantonJohnEdgoose 348 272.jpg
    Edgoose StantonJohnEdgoose 348 272.jpg
    STANTON JOHN EDGOOSE (1844-1927) and MARGARET EDGOOSE nee DAWSON (1851-1929)

    Date: AUGUST 1915
    Emma Harwin, Jessie Edgoose and Margaret Dawson
    Emma Harwin, Jessie Edgoose and Margaret Dawson
    Emma EDGOOSE nee HARWIN, wife of Frank Dawson EDGOOSE
    Margaret EDGOOSE nee DAWSON, wife of Stanton John EDGOOSE
    Jessie EDGOOSE (1888-1956), youngest daughter of Stanton and Margaret.
    Frank William Dawson Edgoose with his mother Margaret nee Dawson
    Frank William Dawson Edgoose with his mother Margaret nee Dawson
    Frank William Dawson EDGOOSE (1882-1951)
    Margaret EDGOOSE nee DAWSON (1851-1929)
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    Edgoose StantonJohnEdgoose 348 353.jpg
    STANTON JOHN EDGOOSE (1844-1927) and MARGARET EDGOOSE nee DAWSON (1851-1929)

    Date: AUGUST 1915

    Edgoose StantonJohnEdgoose 348 274.jpg
    Edgoose StantonJohnEdgoose 348 274.jpg
    STANTON JOHN EDGOOSE (1844-1927) and MARGARET nee DAWSON (1851-1929)

    Date: AUGUST 2015

    Frank William Dawson Edgoose ; George Reid who married Mabel Margaret Edgoose; Jack Burton aged 16; Miss Podgson; Bertha Janet Edgoose; Kate Agnes Burton nee Edgoose. Sitting on the grass: Athol Reid, son of Mabel Margaret.
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    Edgoose StantonJohnEdgoose 348 271.jpg
    STANTON JOHN EDGOOSE (1844-1927) and MARGARET EDGOOSE nee DAWSON (1851-1929)

    Date: AUGUST 1915

    Standing: Jessie Alice Edgoose; Frank William Edgoose; Kate Agnes Edgoose, wife of Walter Herbert Burton; Bertha Edgoose. Sitting: Stanton John Edgoose and his wife Margaret.
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    Edgoose StantonJohnEdgoose 348 549.jpg
    STANTON JOHN EDGOOSE (1944-1927) and MARGARET EDGOOSE nee DAWSON (1851-1929)

    Date: UNKNOWN

    Stanton John Edgoose (1844-1927), his wife Margaret nee Dawson (1851-1929), and their youngest daughter Jessie Alice Edgoose (1888-1956).
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    Dawson MargaretDawson 358 550.jpg
    MARGARET EDGOOSE nee DAWSON (1851-1929)

    Date: 1928

    Margaret Edgoose nee Dawson, wife of Stanton John Edgoose
    (1844-1927), taken in 1928 according to a partially illegible inscription on the back.

    Mourning Cards
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    Dawson MargaretDawson 358040.jpg

  • Notes 
    • MARGARET EDGOOSE nee DAWSON 1851-1929

      Margaret DAWSON was born at Market Place, Wisbech St. Peter, Cambridgeshire, on 27 May 1851, daughter of Alice and Charles DAWSON, an earthenware dealer.
      (GRO June Q 1851 Wisbech 14 202)
      Charles Dawson married Alice Plater in Wisbech Registration District in 1848.

      The 1861 census of 8 Market Place, Wisbech St. Peter, Cambridgeshire:
      Charles DAWSON, head, aged 33, earthenware dealer, born at Althorpe, Lincolnshire;
      Alice DAWSON, wife, aged 33, born at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire;
      William Adam DAWSON, son, aged 11, scholar, born at Wisbech;
      *Margaret DAWSON, daughter, aged 9, scholar, born at Wisbech.
      (RG9/1048/76/33)

      The 1871 census of 36 Bedford Street, Wisbech:
      Adam DAWSON, head, aged 68, widower, retired glass dealer and landowner, born at Leicester;
      Alice DAWSON, daughter-in-law, aged 43, widow, born at Wisbech;
      William A. DAWSON, grandson, aged 21, unmarried, coalmerchant's clerk, born at Wisbech;
      *Margaret DAWSON, granddaughter, aged 19, unmarried, draper's assistant, born at Wisbech;
      Frank P. DAWSON, grandson, aged 8, scholar, born at Wisbech.
      (RG10/1616/106/29)

      She married Stanton John EDGOOSE at St. Augustine's, Wisbech, on 16 January 1872. Witnesses were William Adam DAWSON and Jane HARRISON.

      At the time of the 1881 census she was a 29 year old innkeeper's wife living at the Dam House, West Walton, Norfolk:
      Stanton EDGOOSE, head, aged 36, innkeeper, born at West Walton;
      *Margaret EDGOOSE, wife, aged 29, innkeeper's wife, born at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire;
      Kate EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 6, scholar, born at West Walton;
      Mabel EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 4, born at West Walton;
      Hilda EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 2, born at West Walton;
      Stanton EDGOOSE, son, aged 9 months, born at West Walton;
      Elizabeth PATTERSON, aged 15, domestic servant, born at Snettisham, Norfolk.
      (RG11/1697/80/6)

      They had the following children:
      Kate Agnes EDGOOSE 1874-1952
      Mabel Margaret EDGOOSE 1876-1914
      Hilda Mary EDGOOSE 1878-1900
      Stanton Charles EDGOOSE 1880-1917
      Frank William DAWSON EDGOOSE 1882-1951
      Alice Dawson EDGOOSE 1884-1885
      Bertha Janet EDGOOSE 1887-1967
      Jessie Alice EDGOOSE 1888-1956

      From the 1891 census returns for the Dam Inn, Dam Head, West Walton:
      Stanton EDGOOSE, head, aged 40, Farmer & Publican, born at West Walton;
      *Margaret EDGOOSE, wife, aged 39, publican, born at Wisbech in Cambridgeshire;
      Hilda EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 12, scholar, born at West Walton;
      Stanton EDGOOSE, son, aged 10, scholar, born at West Walton;
      Frank EDGOOSE, son, aged 9, scholar, born at West Walton;
      Bertha EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 4, born at West Walton;
      Jessie EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 7 months, born at West Walton.
      (RG12/1306/60/7)

      The 1901 census returns for West Walton, Norfolk (adjoining the Ferry Station?):
      Stanton EDGOOSE, head, aged 56, market gardener,born at West Walton;
      *Margaret EDGOOSE, wife, aged 49, born at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire;
      Mabel EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 23, born at West Walton;
      Bertha EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 13, born at West Walton;
      Jessie EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 11, born at West Walton;
      Bertie EDGOOSE, grandson, aged 7, born at West Walton.
      (RG13/1557/54/6)

      From the 1911 census of West Walton, Norfolk:
      Stanton EDGOOSE, head, aged 66, farmer, born at West Walton;
      *Margaret EDGOOSE, wife, aged 59, married 39 years, born at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire;
      Jessie Alice EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 22, single, born at West Walton, Norfolk.
      (RG14PN9308/RD187/SD3/ED5/SN32)

      She died on 2 August 1929 at the age of 78 whilst living at 7 Lerowe Road, Walsoken, Norfolk.
      (GRO September Q 1929 Wisbech 3b 534)

      "This is the last Will of me Margaret EDGOOSE of number 7 Lerowe Road Walsoken in the County of Norfolk the wife of Stanton EDGOOSE of the same address I appoint my daughter Jessie Alice EDGOOSE to be the sole executrix hereof and I devise and bequeath the whole of my estate of whatsoever nature and wheresoever situate to her the said Jessie Alice EDGOOSE in fee and for her own sole use and benefit in the hope that should my said husband survive me she will to the best of her ability provide a home for him and look after him during his lifetime In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this thirty first day of October One thousand nine hundred and twenty five.
      Signed and Declared by the [signed] Margaret EDGOOSE
      above named Margaret EDGOOSE
      in the presence of us both
      present at the same time who at
      her request in her presence and
      in the presence of each other
      have hereunto subscribed our
      names as witnesses
      Tho R DAWBARN Solr. Wisbech
      John R. DAWBARN solicitor Wisbech

      On the 7th day of September 1929
      Probate of this Will
      was granted at Peterborough"

      "EDGOOSE Margaret of 7 Lerowe-road Walsoken widow died 2 August 1929. Probate Peterborough 7 September 1929 to Jessie Alice EDGOOSE, spinster. Effects 564 10s. 9d."
      (National Probate Calendar 1929)

      She was buried on 5 August 1929 in grave 418.C.W2 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.
      Monumental Inscription:
      In Loving Memory Stanton J. Edgoose, Died 19th. March 1927,
      Aged 84 Years.
      Also of Margaret, His Wife, Died 2nd. August 1929, Aged 78
      Years. "At Rest"
      Also Jessie Alice Edgoose Who passed away 10th. Nov. 1956
      Aged 68 Years. At Rest.
      Also Bertha Janet Curtis, Who passed away 20th. Aug. 1967,
      Aged 80 Years. Brave, Unselfish, Loving

      (revised 05.11.2012)