Esther Edge


Brief Life History of Esther

When Esther Edge was born in 1858, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Edge, was 31 and her mother, Ann Ellis, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Edge
Ann Ellis
William Edge
Mary Edge
Elizabeth Edge
Ann Jane Edge
Esther Edge
Thomas Ellis Edge

Sources (1)

  • Esther Edge in household of Thomas Edge, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 1

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.


Age 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1896 · Palm House Opens

Age 38

In 1896, the Palm House opened. It was designed by Mackenzie and Moncur of Edinburgh. It was designed in the tradition of Joseph Paxton's glass houses and originally had a rich collection of exotic plants.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English egge ‘edge, ridge’ (Old English ecg), denoting someone who lived near a prominent edge or ridge of a hill, or a habitational name from Edge (Cheshire).

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

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