Emily Jane Edwell

Date published: 01/06/2017


She was born in 1844 in Fawley,  Hampshire, to James and Hannah Wheller (sometimes Wheeler) and baptised on 1 February 1844.  Her father was the Innkeeper at the Ship Inn, Lepe, Exbury. In 1861 she is in domestic service at the Tiller household, 9 Market Street, Southampton, and in 1871 she is living with her widowed mother in Southampton: her occupation is Book Keeper. She married Walter Kossuth Edwell, Ironmonger of 20 Bartholomew Street, in 1874 in Southampton. She died on 13 December 1879 aged 33 years at Westfields  in Newbury and she was buried on 17 December 1879.

Sources: Select Births and Christenings; 1851 to 1871 Census; BMD 2Q 1874 Marriage and BMD 4Q 1879 Death; Newbury Weekly News 18/12/1879. (Note: there is a disparity with regard to date of birth and age at death).

No Mrs. P. Code

Sources:Newbury Weekly News 18/12/1879 and BMD

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