Maria Edmonds

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Date published: 19/10/2016
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Maria Edmonds

She was born in 1829 in Newbury, the fourth daughter of Thomas Edmonds (1793-1862) and his second wife Ann, nee Higgs (1798-1875). After her father died she joined the family business as an Upholsterer helping her widowed mother and her sisters Elizabeth Ann and Jane. She was admitted on 12 August 1879 to Laverstock House Lunatic Asylum, Salisbury, Wiltshire, as a private patient, where she died on 9 April 1887 aged 57 years. She was buried on 13 April 1887.  Probate was granted to her brother Daniel Curtis Edmonds, a Draper of 32 Christchurch Road, Winchester.

Sources: 1841 to 1871 Census; BMD 2Q 1887 Death; National Probate/Wills. Also refer background history on Laverstock House by Wiltshire OPC Project/Linda Robson/2014.

Mrs. P. Code S (A) 16, page 41

Sources:1841 to 1871 Census; BMD 2Q 1887 Death; National Probate/Wills. Also refer background history on Laverstock House by Wiltshire OPC Project/Linda Robson/2014. Mrs. P. Code S (A) 16, page 41

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