CLEMENT EDKINS was Mayor of Bridgnorth 1869-70 & 1882-4. (Bridgnorth Town Council - History)
In 1852, satisfied that her late husband's business was being carried on by his sons, Louisa and four of her children decided to emigrate to Australia to find a new life in the Colonies. Arriving Victoria in May 1852 on "Diana": Louisa Edkins (52), Catherine (22), John (13), Edward R (11), Mary Sophia (6).
Louisa EDKINS died at Croydon Road, Croydon NSW on 3 May 1882 and was buried at Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney NSW Aust on the 5 May 1882. Louisa was 82 years of age. George Frederick EDKINS' name (aged 58) is listed on his mother Louisa's death certificate. Also listed are Clement (55), Charles (49), Edward Rowland (42), Mary Sophia (37) living; 5 males & 2 females dec'd; making a total of 12 children born to Thomas EDKINS (1789/90-1849) & his wife Louisa (nee WINTON) (1800-1882). The informant was Mary Sophia Clark - daughter.
|1881 Bridgnorth (2629-10-11)
||Head||53||Printer & Stationer||Bridgnorth SAL
||Mary EDKINS||Wife||51||Wellington SAL
||Rowland E EDKINS||Son||25||Printer||Bridgnorth SAL
||Florence M EDKINS||Dau||24||Shop Assistant||Bridgnorth SAL
||Cf BCI (1856D): Florence Mary Edkins, Bridgnorth
||Alice E EDKINS||Dau||22||Shop Assistant||Bridgnorth SAL
||Cf BCI (1858): Alice Evelyn Edkins, Bridgnorth
|1881 Kirkdale, LAN (3678-59-49)
|1881 North Meols, LAN (3749-11-16)
||Mary A EDKINS
||Head(Wdw)||57||Retired Innkeeper||Newport SAL
||Clement EDKINS||Son||22||Outfitter||Newport SAL
||Jessie EDKINS||Dau||18||Shopwoman||Newport SAL
||Charles R EDKINS||Son||13||Scholar||Chester CHS
||Cf BCI (1868J): Charles Rowland Edkins, Great Boughton
|1901 Tenbury, WOR. Page 202444, persons 4913889-90|
|Rowland Edkins||45||Salop Bridgnorth||Licensed Victualler|
|Sarah Edkins||45||Salop Bridgnorth|
|1901 Tenbury, WOR. Page 303988, persons 7371705-10|
|Thomas Edkins||44||Salop Newport||Hardware Merchant|
|Sara Edkins||33||Lancs Liverpool|
|Cf: MCI (1889S) Thomas Edkins & Sara Patton, West Derby 8b 647||William Edkins||10||Lancs Liverpool||Cf: BCI (1891M) William Cyril Edkins, West Derby||Davis Edkins||8||Lancs Liverpool||Cf: BCI (1892D) Doris Edkins, West Derby||Enid Edkins||7||Lancs Liverpool||Eileen Edkins||4||Lancs Waterloo|
|1901 Formby, LAN. Page 1520481, persons 36300362-5|
|Clement Edkins||42||Newport Salop||Merchant Tailor|
|Rosina Edkins||43||Cavan Ireland|
|Cf: MCI (1888D) Rosina Jane Chinnery, Headington 3a 1196||Clement Edkins||9||Lanc Liverpool||Cf: BCI (1891S) Clement William R Edkins, Toxteth Park||Douglas Edkins||7||Lanc Liverpool||Cf: BCI (1894M) Douglas Roland Edkins, Toxteth Park|
|St Dunstans Fleet Street, LND (per Sylvia Arquati)|
|Albert Stephen SOFFE||= Amelia EDKINS||15 April 1870|
Cemetery: JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel
Grave Reference/Panel Number: P. 98.
In Memory of DOUGLAS ROLAND EDKINS
10th (Shropshire and Cheshire Yeomanry) Bn., King's Shropshire Light Infantry
who died on Monday, 18th March 1918. Age 24.
Additional Information: Son of Clement and Rosina Jane Edkins, of 80, Bold St., Liverpool.