EDKINS - Sources for EDK00001.

Census: 30th March 1851

1851 7 North Bank, St John's Wood
Elizabeth EDKINS Head (w)55AnnuitantMiddx Pinner
James EDKINSSon28Clerk R Engineers Deptford Georgetown Br. Guiana
Charlotte EDKINS
read "sister-in-law"
Sis(Unm)56 Dublin St Luke

Census: 7th April 1861

1861 11 Soley Terrace, Pentonville (RG9/192/35r)
Elizabeth EDKINS Head (w)65House ProprietorPinner
Ellen E EDKINSD/L (w)30Fund Holder Kent Swanscombe
Robert EDKINSGSon7Scholar Kent Woolwich
Jane C EDKINSGDau5Scholar Kent Woolwich
Ellen A EDKINSGDau3  Mdx St Johns Wood
George J C R EDKINSGSon1  Jersey

Census: 3rd April 1881

1881 Hampstead (0173/73/37)
Elizabeth EDKINS Head (w)85AnnuitantMdx Pinner
Jane C EDKINSGDau25Governess Kent Woolwich
George J EDKINSGSon1Chemical Asst Jersey St Helens
The index fiche has these as EAKINS

Census: 3rd April 1891

1891 13 Lithos Road, Hampstead
George J EDKINSHead31AccountantJersey C.I.
Ellen EDKINSWife32 London Bow
Robert F EDKINSSon7ScholarLondon Hampstead
Kathleen F EDKINSDau6ScholarLondon Hampstead
Tom F EDKINSSon4 London Hampstead

Parish Registers

St Marylebone (IGI)
Georges. of James George & Elizabeth EDKINS 11 Jun 1820
b. 22 May

Certificates

Birth - Registration District: Greenwich
Sub-District: Woolwich Dock Yard
Where & when born Name Father Mother
Twentyninth April 1854
21 North Kent Terrace
Woolwich
Robert James Richard Edkins,
Clerk, Rl Engineers Department
Ellen Elizabeth Edkins
formerly Robinson
Birth - Registration District: Marylebone
Sub-District: St John, County of Middlesex
Where & when born Name Father Mother
Eighteenth February 1855
7 North Bank
Marylebone
Ellen James Richard Edkins,
Government Clerk
Ellen Elizabeth Edkins
formerly Robinson
Birth - Parish of St Helier, Island of Jersey
Where & when born Name Father Mother
Ninth September 1859
16 Windsor Road
George James
Charles Robinson
James Richard Edkins,
Government Clerk
Ellen Elizabeth Edkins
formerly Robinson

Marriage - St Pancras Parish Church, Middlesex
Date Between Profession Residence Fathers
26 July 1853 James Richard Edkins Government Clerk St Marylebone James Edkins (Dead)
Ellen Elizabeth Robinson   St Pancras William Hayward Robinson (Dead)
Witnesses: Robert Henry Robinson, Jane Greenland Billinge
Marriage - St Marylebone Parish Church, Middlesex
Date Between Profession Residence Fathers
21 August 1882 George James Edkins Chemist 12 Wigmore St
James Edkins (Clerk, Civil Service)
Ellen Felton   47 Townshend Rd Thomas Felton (Gentleman)
Witnesses: J W Bonnill (?unclear), Annie Felton
Marriage - St Leonards Church, Streatham SRY
Date Between Profession Residence Fathers
3 November 1886 Richard Rudolph Paul Kreutzberger Manufacturer Amsterdam, Holland Rudolph Emil Waldemar Kreutzberger, (dec'd) University Professor
Jane Charlotte Edkins   Madaria Road, Streatham James Richard Edkins (dec'd)
Government Clerk in War Office
Witnesses: Thomas C Artaud, Daisy Artaud

Death - Registration District: Marylebone
Sub-District: St. Johns
When & where died Name Age Occupation Cause of death Informant
Twentysixth April 1850
7 North Bank
James Edkins 55 years Gentleman Disease of the
Brain - years.
Certified
James R Edkins
Present at death
7 North Bank, Marylebone
Death - in the Island of Jersey
Parish: Saint Saviour
Date & Place of Death Name & Surname Age Rank or Profession Cause of death Informant
28th October 1860
George Town
James Richard Edkins 37 yrs
7 mths
Rentier Apoplexy John Adsetts, Surgeon.
Present at death
Death - Registration District: Dublin
When & where died Name Age Occupation Cause of death Informant
Thirtieth
November 1870
Thornville
Grosvenor Rd
Rathmines
Charlotte Edkins 75 years Daughter of
solicitor
(deceased)
Disease
of heart
Mary Bayly
Death - Registration District: Hampstead
Sub-District: Hampstead
When & where died Name Age Occupation Cause of death Informant
Twentyseventh
November 1884
13 Lithos Road
Elizabeth Edkins 89 years Widow of James
Edkins
Formerly Storekeeper
to Commisarial
Department
Civil Service
Aortic Disease
Old Age
Certified
G J Edkins
Grandson
Present at death
13 Lithos Road

Wills

Grant of Administration of the estate James EDKINS
Granted: June 1850
On the 29th day Admin. of the goods chattels and credits of James Edkins late of North Bank, Regents Park in the Parish of St Marylebone in the county of Middlesex, deceased, was granted to Elizabeth Edkins, widow, the relict of the said deceased having been first sworn duly to administer.
One Hundred Pounds

The Will of James Richard EDKINS
Proved: April 1861
In the Name of God Amen.
I James Richard Edkins Clerk in the Royal Engineers' Department at present residing at No.7 North Bank Saint John's Wood in the County of Middlesex being of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following and give devise and bequeath all and singular my freehold property which I hold in the County of the City of Dublin by fee farm grant or by leases of lives renewable for ever under Lord Meath to my wife Ellen Elizabeth Edkins for her life and at her death to be divided in equal portions between such of my children as shall survive her.

I give and bequeath all other property money or effects of any kind whatsoever which I may be possessed of to the said Ellen Elizabeth Edkins for her sole use and benefit and further I nominate and appoint the said Ellen Elizabeth Edkins and William Knox of 87 Saviour Street Dublin Gentleman to be Executrix and Executor of this my will in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 10th day of February 1858.
James R Edkins

Signed sealed published and declared by the testator as and for his last will and testament and by us witnesses at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other.
G A Medler, Nelson Walker

I Nelson Walker of the Royal Engineer Office Woolwich in the County of Kent a Draughtsman in the Royal Engineer Department make oath that I am one of the subscribing witnesses to the last will and testament of the said James Richard Edkins formerly of No.7 North Bank Saint John's Wood in the County of Middlesex but late of Saint Soliers(?) in the Island of Jersey (etc, etc).

Newspaper Clippings

The Times, April 29 1850
Deaths - On the 26th inst,. at his residence, No 7, North-bank, St John's-wood, Mr James Edkins, late Ordance Storekeeper at Demerara, Aged 55 yrs

The Times, Friday 29 July 1853
Marriages - on 26 inst at St Pancras Church, by the Rev Charles Andrews; James Richard Edkins, Esq, of North Bank, St Johns-wood, to Ellen Elizabeth, only daughter of the late William Hayward Robinson, Esq, surgeon, of Chelsea.