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EDGOOSE,  Edith Naomi

EDGOOSE, Edith Naomi

Female 1898 - 1993  (94 years)

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  • Name EDGOOSE, Edith Naomi  [1
    Born 4 Dec 1898  Aldershot, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 487 
    _UID 0751AC7671DB48D6BAE3C044A53602FE60B1 
    Died 13 Jul 1993  Frimley, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I487  Edgoose
    Last Modified 20 May 2017 

    Father EDGOOSE, Walter Leeder,   b. 2 Sep 1871, Walsoken, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1957, Aldershot, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother MILES, Naomi,   b. 28 Jul 1873, Aldershot, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1970, Basingstoke, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 14 Jul 1897  Aldershot, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Edgoose BurtWalterEdgoose 488 174.jpg
    Edgoose BurtWalterEdgoose 488 174.jpg
    Not long before he died Raymond Thomas James Edgoose (1909-2005) said that his brother Burt was always closest to his sister Babs, whereas he was closest to his brother Frank and sister Winnie.
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    Edgoose BurtWalterEdgoose 488 214.jpg
    WINIFRED MAUDE JULIA EDGOOSE

    Date: 1906

    A photograph taken to celebrate the latest addition to Walter and Naomi Edgoose's growing family, the birth of Winifred Maude Julia Edgoose on 26 July 1906.
    Edgoose BurtWalterEdgoose 488 178.jpg
    Edgoose BurtWalterEdgoose 488 178.jpg
    THE EDGOOSE FAMILY OF FIVE:

    Date: Circa 1915

    Winifred (1906-1994), Burt (1901-1989), Edith Naomi or "Babs" (1898-1993), Raymond Thomas James (1909-2005) and Frank Arthur (1904-1993).
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    Edgoose EdithNaomiEdgoose 487 207.jpg
    EDITH NAOMI EDGOOSE (1898-1993)
    Edgoose RaymondThomasJamesEdgoose 491  194.jpg
    Edgoose RaymondThomasJamesEdgoose 491 194.jpg
    RAYMOND THOMAS JAMES EDGOOSE (1909-2005)

    Date: December 1912

    Christmas card 1912 with his brothers and sisters.
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    Edgoose RaymondThomasJamesEdgoose 491 215.jpg
    RAYMOND THOMAS JAMES EDGOOSE (1909-2005)

    Date: 24 December 1912

    All of Walter and Naomi's children are on this postcard. Raymond Thomas James is on the extreme left, a few weeks short of his fourth birthday. This card was addressed to Miss Miles, Barford, York Rd, Aldershot. The message reads "We have come to wish you a Happy Xmas".
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    Edgoose WalterLeederEdgoose 368 193.jpg
    WALTER LEEDER EDGOOSE (1871-1957) and NAOMI EDGOOSE nee MILES (1873-1970)

    Date: Circa 1916

    On holiday with Julia May Edgoose and their children: Edith Naomi Edgoose; Burt Edgoose; Frank Edgoose, Winifred Edgoose; and Raymond Edgoose

  • Notes 
    • EDITH NAOMI EDGOOSE 1898-1993


      Edith Naomi EDGOOSE was born at 57 Perowne Street, Aldershot, Hampshire, on 4 December 1898, daughter of Naomi and Walter Leeder EDGOOSE.
      (GRO March Q 1899 [MILES] Farnham 02A 112)
      Walter Leeder EDGOOSE had married Naomi MILES at Aldershot on 14 July 1897.

      The 1901 census of 57 Perowne Street, Aldershot, Hampshire:
      Walter L. EDGOOSE, head, 29, builder, born at Walsoken, Norfolk;
      Naomi EDGOOSE, wife, aged 26, born at Aldershot;
      *Edith N. EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 2, born at Aldershot.
      (RG13/610/141/7)

      School records show that Edith Naomi EDGOOSE was admitted to Farnham Girls' Grammar School on 17 December 1908. Her date of birth was given as 5 December 1898, one day out. Her previous education was listed as Private School, Aldershot. Her father W. EDGOOSE of 12 The Crescent, Aldershot, Hampshire, was described as a "Builder Proprietor".
      (National School Admission Registers and Log-Books 1870-1914)

      The 1911 census of Albion Works, Church Lane, Aldershot, Hampshire:
      Walter Leeder EDGOOSE, head, aged 39, builder and joinery manufacturer, born at Walsoken, Norfolk;
      Naomi Edgoose, wife, married 13 years, aged 37, born at Aldershot;
      *Edith Naomi EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 12, at school, born at Aldershot;
      Burt Walter EDGOOSE, son, aged 9, born at Aldershot;
      Frank Arthur EDGOOSE, son, aged 6, born at Aldershot;
      Winifred Maud Julia EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 4, born at Aldershot;
      Raymond Thomas James EDGOOSE, son, aged 2, born at Aldershot.
      (RG14PN3117/RG78PN113/RD34/SD2/ED8)

      She was a director of W.L. EDGOOSE & SONS LTD., the timber importing and merchanting business founded by her father.

      The 1939 Register of Dungannon, Highfield Avenue, Aldershot, M.B., Hampshire:
      Walter L. EDGOOSE, born 2 September 1871, married, director of Ltd. Coy. timber merchants
      Naomi EDGOOSE, born 28 July 1873, married, unpaid domestic duties
      *Edith N. EDGOOSE, born 4 December 1898, single, secretary & director of Limited Coy, civil nursing reserve Aldershot, Farnboro detachment, Hampshire
      Winifred M. J. HOSKING, born 26 July 1906, married, unpaid domestic duties
      3 CLOSED RECORDS
      (RG101/2314E/008/8 EDAL)

      She lived in the family house her father built at Dungannon, Highfield Avenue, Aldershot, Hampshire, until shortly after her mother's death in 1970. She then moved to Dunraven, Highfield Avenue, and remained there until her death in hospital on 13 July 1993.
      (GRO July Q 1993 Surrey NW 7582B 24B 215)

      The Will of Edith Naomi EDGOOSE:
      THIS IS THE LAST WILL and TESTAMENT of me EDITH NAOMI EDGOOSE of Dunraven 33 Highfield Avenue Aldershot Hants
      1. I HEREBY REVOKE all former Wills Codicils and testamentary dispositions made by me
      2. (a) I APPOINT as my Executors and Trustees my nephew DAVID BURT EDGOOSE of 11 Highfield Avenue Aldershot Hants my niece MARY WINIFRED WEBB of 108 Cranmore Gardens Aldershot Hants and my great nephew JONATHAN WALTER EDGOOSE of 50 Honeysuckle Close Badgers Farm Winchester Hants
      (b) In this Will the expression "my Executors" includes the Trustees for the time being of this Will and the Trusts arising under it
      3. I GIVE free of tax
      (a) all shares that I may own at death in W L Edgoose and Sons Ltd to such of the said DAVID BURT EDGOOSE and JONATHAN WALTER EDGOOSE as shall survive me and if more than one in equal shares absolutely
      (b) ALL THAT my share and interest of and in the property known as Albion Sawmill Church Lane East Aldershot aforesaidto the said DAVID BURT EDGOOSE
      (c) the properties known as 14, 16, 18 and 20 Church Lane East to the said DAVID BURT EDGOOSE absolutely PROVIDED THAT if the said DAVID BURT EDGOOSE shall have predeceased me leaving issue alive at my death who are Directors or in full time employment of W L Edgoose and Sons Limited then such issue shall take equally per stirpes absolutely the share which his her or their parent would otherwise have taken in my Residuary Estate PROVIDED that no child shall take a share of my Residuary Estate where their parent is alive and so capable of benefiting from my Residuary Estate

      4. I GIVE the following legacies free of tax:
      (a) to the said DAVID BURT EDGOOSE the sum of Twenty-Five Thousand Pounds (25000) absolutely
      (b) to my niece SHIRLEY ELIZABETH MARCUS of 15 Shaftesbury Drive Kitchener Ontario Canada the sum of Ten Thousand Pounds (10000) absolutely
      (c) to the said JONATHAN WALTER EDGOOSE the sum of Ten Thousand Pounds (10000) absolutely
      (d) to the said MARY WINIFRED WEBB the sum of Ten Thousand Pounds (10000) absolutely
      (e) to JEREMY LESTER EDGOOSE of Black Fridays Fridays Hill Kingsley Green Haslemere Surrey the sum of Five Thousand Pounds (5000) absolutely
      (f) to JAMES DAVID EDGOOSE of 11 Highfield Avenue Aldershot aforesaid the sum of Five Thousand Pounds (5000) absolutely
      (g) to STANTON JOHN EDGOOSE of Goostrey Paddock Drive Pulford Road Leighton Buzzard Befordshire the sum of Five Thousand Pounds (5000) absolutely
      (h) to MICHAEL JAMES EDGOOSE of Black Fridays Fridays Hill Kingsley Green aforesaid the sum of Four Thousand Pounds (4000) absolutely
      5. I GIVE all my jewellery to the said MARY WINIFRED WEBB free of tax UPON TRUST to distribute the same in accordance with my wishes communicated to her prior to the execution hereof
      6. I GIVE all my clothing furs and other items of personal adornment not otherwise specifically disposed of by this my Will or Codicil hereto free of tax to the said MARY WINIFRED WEBB to deal with as she wishes
      7. I GIVE all my household furniture and effects to my Executors free of tax UPON TRUST to distribute the same amonst members of my family as they shall in their absolute discretion think fit and to sell any remaining items of such furniture and effects and the net proceeds shall fall into and form part of my Residuary Estate (as hereafter defined)
      8. I GIVE all my property of whatsoever nature and wheresoever situate other than property otherwise disposed of by this my Will or any Codicil hereto to my Executors to hold UPON TRUST for sale with power to postpone sale UPON TRUST to pay my funeral and testamentary expenses Inheritance Tax and debts SUBJECT THERETO the residue (hereinafter referred to as "my Residuary Estate") shall be held UPON TRUST for the said DAVID BURT EDGOOSE absolutely provided that if he shall predecease me leaving issue alive at my death who are Directors or in the full time employment of W L Edgoose and Sons Ltd then such such (sic) last mentioned issue shall take equally per stirpes absolutely the share which his her or their parent would otherwise have taken in my Residuary Estate PROVIDED that no child shall take a share of my Residuary Estate where their parent is alive and so capable of benefitting from my Residuary Estate
      9. MY EXECUTORS shall have the following powers:
      (a) (i) To insure any asset in my Residuary Estate on such terms as as they think fit
      (ii) To use any insurance money received to restore the asset or if this is not possible to apply it as if it were the proceeds of the sale of the asset
      (b) To exercise the power of appropriation under Section 41 of the Administration of Estates Act 1925 without obtaining any of the required consents
      (c) To invest and change investments freely as if they were beneficially entitled and this power includes the right to invest in unsecured interest free loans or other non income producing assets including property for occupation or use by a beneficiary
      (d) To borrow money on such terms as they think fit and use it for any purpose for which the capital of the estate may be used
      (e) To treat as income all the income from my Residuary Estate whatever the period in respect of which it accrued and to disregard in this respect the rules of equity known as the rules in Howe v Lord Dartmouth and Allhusen v Whittell in all their branches and the provisions of the Apportionment Act 1870
      (f) In the professed administration of my Residuary Estate or the professed execution of the trusts hereof no executor or trustee shall be liable for any loss to the trust premises arising as a result of his concurring or refusing or failing to concur in any exercise of any discretion or power conferred on him by this my Will or by law or for any loss arising by reason of any improper investment made in good faith or for the [the remainder of this clause is missing from the Office Copy]
      (g) to employ and pay agents managers and servants and (notwithstanding any rule of law to the contrary) to delegate to any person the execution or exercise of all or any trusts powers and discretions (including discretions as to investment), hereby or by law conferred on my Executors
      (h) To sell exchange convey lease mortgage charge agree to let licence or otherwise conduct the management of any land of any tenure that may at any time be subject to the trusts hereof as if my Executors were the sole beneficial owners thereof
      IN WITNESS my hand this thirtieth day of August 1989
      One thousand nine hundred and eighty-nine
      (signed) E. N. EDGOOSE
      Signed by the Testatrix in our presence and attested by us in her presence and in the presence of each other
      M OL[illegible]
      13 Stovolds Way
      Aldershot
      Secretary

      S J GREEN
      81, Boxalls Lane
      Aldershot
      House Wife

      Edith Naomi EDGOOSE of 33 Highfield Avenue, Aldershot, Hampshire, died on 13 July 1993. Probate was granted at Winchester on 29 November 1993. 546,865.
      (National Probate Registry 9352425417V)


      (revised 15.04.2016)

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Edgo21.FTW (Reliability: 0).
      Date of Import: 28 Jan 2002