Edward Brandreth

1859–1941 (Age 82)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Brandreth was born in 1859, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, his father, Edward Heskin Brandreth, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Ann Howard, was 33. He married Margaret Matheson in 1886, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 2 October 1941, in Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fawkner, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Edward Brandreth
1859–1941
Margaret Matheson
1863–1956
Marriage: 1886
James Heskin Brandreth
1887–1975
Edith May Brandreth
1889–

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World Events (8)

1867
Age 8
End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870
Age 11
British troops withdraw from Australia.
1892
Age 33
Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Name Meaning

1 English: locative name from one or other of several minor place-names deriving from a topographical application of Middle English brand-reth ‘trivet, an iron tripod for supporting cooking-pots above a fire’ (Old English brand-rād, brand-rēd, influenced by Old Scand brand-reið), such as The Brundrit in Baguley and Le Brynderith in Hampton Heat (both Cheshire), Brandert in Condover (Shrops), and Brondrid in Sherborne (Gloucs).2 English: locative name perhaps occasionally from Brandred in Acrise (Kent).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Possible Related Names

Brandrith
Brandrett
Brandriff
Brandrick
Brundret
Brundrett
Brundred
Brundrit
Brundritt
Blundred
Burndred

Sources (2)

  • Edward H Brandreth, "Australia, Victoria, Index to Probate Registers, 1841-1989"
  • Edward Henry Brandreth, "Find A Grave Index"

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