Edmund WHIELDON (1861~1938)

Emila HARRISON TWIGGE (1889~1958)

Edmund WHIELDON was born at Buxton Road, Ashbourne, Derbyshire on the 23rd November 1861, the son of a Master Wheelwright, Alfred, and his wife Ann.

He had an older sister, Annie Elizabeth, born 1859. By the time Edmund  was 10, he had two further sisters, Emily born in 1864 and Mary Elizabeth born in 1868.    It was at this time that the family moved back to Blakeley Lane Kingsley, where in 1883 Edmund's fourth sister Alice Gertrude was born.   The 1891 census describes Edmund  as an 'assistant brewer', but still with his family at Blakeley Farm.

 


On 19th April 1893 Edmund married Emila Harrison TWIGGE, at Dilhorne and their first daughter, Ethel was born in the summer. It was around this time that Edmund moved to Eastleigh, Hampshire as the couple's second daughter Elsie Emila was born there in 1894.

 

 Between 1898 and 1914 Edmund was described as a Sanitary Inspector & Collector to the Urban District Council living at 2 Factory Road Eastleigh. In 1896 their first son Alfred Edmund was born and the following year, a second, Douglas Ernest. By 1912 the family had moved to 44 Leigh Road in Eastleigh.
By 1924 the family had moved to Southampton and were living at 'The Glen' Swaythling Green, later to be renamed 7 Willis Road.

 

 

Emila HARRISON TWIGGE (1889~1958)

 

 

Edmund died on 30th May 1938, aged 76 and is buried in North Stoneham Churchyard.
Emila continued to live at 'The Glen' until about 1950 when the property was then divided into flats.
Emila died on 16th January 1958, aged 89 years and is buried with Edmund at North Stoneham.