The Family of Edward Wyborn

Edward (known as Ted) was born 25 March 1855 at Eton, a son of Thomas Wyborn and Eliza formerly Mitten.

In the 1861 census of 100 High Street, Eton, in his mother's home, Edward was aged 5 and born at Eton.

He was educated as a chorister at Eton College, receiving an elementary education in a day school and free lunch in return for duties as a chorister. His name (E. Wyborn) appears in the wages book from Lady Day 1869, the first time boys' names were separately listed, to Michaelmas 1872 (to 7th July, a part quarter's stipend).

In the census of 1871, at 25 Adelaide Square, New Windsor, living with his mother and brother Stephen, Edward was aged 15, a scholar, born at Eton.

He married Louisa Sarah Smithers on 20 or 28 March 1880.

In the census of 1881, at 30 Sandbrook Road, London, Middx, he was aged 25, a pharmacist and born at Eton. With him were his wife, Louisa aged 21 and born at Brighton and his daughter Gertrude, aged 3 months, and born at London. He was a chemist and had shops in Lewes and Worthing.

In the census of 1891, at 32 Marine Parade, Brighton, Edward was a chemist and dentist, aged 35 and born Eton. His wife was Louisa S. aged 31 and born at Brighton, and his children were Edith G. aged 10, born at Stoke Newington, Maud A., aged 7, born at Clapham and Edward B. aged 3, born at Brighton. There were also two servants.

In the 1901 census of 178 (presumably High Street), Lewes, Edward was aged 45, a chemist, druggist and dentist, working on his own account, at home and born at Eton. His wife, Louisa S. was aged 41 and born at Brighton. His children were Gertrude E., aged 20, born at Stoke Newington, London, Maud A., aged 17, born Clapham, London, Edward B., aged 13, Arthur S, aged 7 and Walter S., aged 5, all born at Brighton.

He died 11 September 1924 aged 70 at Lewes.

Louisa Sarah died 13 August 1943 aged 84.

Edward and Louisa's children were

  1. Gertrude Edith. She was born about 1881 at Stoke Newington. She married John Cox.
  2. Maud A. She was born about 1884 at Clapham. She married James Calderwood in 1917.
  3. Edward Bargrave. He was born 9 May 1887 at Brighton (registered in the September quarter 1887 in the Brighton district). He married a Cox in 1924.
  4. Arthur Stephen. His birth was registered in the March quarter of 1894 in the Brighton district.
  5. Walter Samuel. His birth was registered in the September quarter of 1895 in the Brighton district.
  6. Bertram, was a chemist at Lewes and West Worthing.

One of Edward's sons was killed in WW1.

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Posted 18 January 2007