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Walter S Edwards born Canada/England
« on: Monday 08 January 18 21:21 GMT (UK) »
Hi, I need some help to find more about Walter S Edwards. 
USA Pennsylvania/Philadalphia  census 1900 states he is born February 1861 in Canada/England.
Census states his father is born in England, mother born in Scotland.

I guess Canada/England is in West-Wellow/Romsey?
Cannot find birth or baptism record, to know his parents names ...


 
 

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Re: Walter S Edwards born Canada/England
« Reply #1 on: Monday 08 January 18 21:59 GMT (UK) »
Just for ref

1900

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3WQ-BL8

And did they have a son who died?

Howard Mutter Edwards 1893

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDG4-FWG
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Ward, Newark (Nottingham), Leicester, Scarborough
Warren, Northampton, Leicester
Moore, Leicestershire
Hunt, Leicestershire
Kirkman, Leicestershire
Hurst, Leicester, Stowmarket
Kendrick, Leicestershire
Eld, Leicestershire
Essex Edey/Eady Elsden/Elsdon

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Re: Walter S Edwards born Canada/England
« Reply #2 on: Monday 08 January 18 22:15 GMT (UK) »
Hello Ebelvi and a warm welcome to RootsChat  :)

About the 1900 census....

Where it says Walter was born Canada Eng generally means he was born in English Canada, not England. With luck, some records may turn up.

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Re: Walter S Edwards born Canada/England
« Reply #3 on: Monday 08 January 18 22:19 GMT (UK) »
I think you need to look to Montreal, Canada for Walter's birth records.  His issue for a marriage record states that he was born in Montreal, Canada on 12th February 1861.

It may well be that his parents emigrated to Canada before he was born but they were born in England/Scotland.

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Re: Walter S Edwards born Canada/England
« Reply #4 on: Monday 08 January 18 22:21 GMT (UK) »
His death cert 1922 (on A*try) lists his name as Walter Steinhoff EDWARDS.
Father Samuel,mother not known.

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Re: Walter S Edwards born Canada/England
« Reply #5 on: Monday 08 January 18 22:30 GMT (UK) »
Quote
'I guess Canada/England is in West-Wellow/Romsey?'

There is, indeed, a Canada Common near West Wellow, and I was getting quite excited for some local history, but it appears not to be.

So a photo, for proof:

http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/442377

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Re: Walter S Edwards born Canada/England
« Reply #6 on: Monday 08 January 18 22:48 GMT (UK) »
In the Drouin Collection,

Walter Steinhoff son of Samuel Edwards and Mary Nicol
Montréal, Québec (Quebec)
Methodist.... Saint James Born 12th Feb 1861 bap 21 March 1861
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Ward, Newark (Nottingham), Leicester, Scarborough
Warren, Northampton, Leicester
Moore, Leicestershire
Hunt, Leicestershire
Kirkman, Leicestershire
Hurst, Leicester, Stowmarket
Kendrick, Leicestershire
Eld, Leicestershire
Essex Edey/Eady Elsden/Elsdon

Census Transcriptions are Crown Copyright from National Archives

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Re: Walter S Edwards born Canada/England
« Reply #7 on: Monday 08 January 18 23:01 GMT (UK) »
Their marriage is in the same collection, same church

19 JL 1852
Samuel Edwards batchelor of NEW YORK
Mary Nicol of Montreal
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Ward, Newark (Nottingham), Leicester, Scarborough
Warren, Northampton, Leicester
Moore, Leicestershire
Hunt, Leicestershire
Kirkman, Leicestershire
Hurst, Leicester, Stowmarket
Kendrick, Leicestershire
Eld, Leicestershire
Essex Edey/Eady Elsden/Elsdon

Census Transcriptions are Crown Copyright from National Archives

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Re: Walter S Edwards born Canada/England
« Reply #8 on: Monday 08 January 18 23:06 GMT (UK) »
Marriage, 19 July 1852, Montreal, Methodist St. James, Samuel Edwards of New York, bachelor, & Mary Nicol a minor of Montreal (Drouin Collection)

You beat me to it Willsy  ;D
Robbins - Wolverhampton.
Spooner - Monmouthshire & Wolverhampton.
Warner & Loundes - Dudley/Smethwick.
Dod(g)son - Heysham/Liverpool/Wolverhampton