Robert Edwards

Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Edwards was born in 1867, in Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Obadiah Edwards, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Luxford, was 31. He had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with Lilian Hayward. He lived in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Tenterden, Kent, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years.

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Robert Edwards
Lilian Hayward
Ellen Edith Edwards
Margaret Irene Edwards
Evelyn Fanny Edwards
Obadiah Robert Edwards
Daisy Estelle Edwards
Nora Mildred Edwards
George Hayward Edwards

Spouse and Children


    Lilian Hayward




+2 More Children

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 13

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 17

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 37

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Edwards in household of Obadiah Edwards, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Robert Edwards in household of Obediah Edwards, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Robert Edwards in household of Obadiah Edwards, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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