Edward Brandreth

1859–2 October 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
Margaret Matheson
Marriage: 1886
James Heskin Brandreth
Edith May Brandreth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1886Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

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

    Name Meaning

    English:variant of Brundrett , altered by association with Middle English brand-reth ‘trivet’.perhaps occasionally also a habitational name from Brandred in Acrise (Kent), whose name may be from Old English brand ‘fire’ + hryd- ‘clearing’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (2)

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

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