Christopher Edwards

Christopher EDWARDS born c1823 NFK ENG, died date 1899 TAS AUS married:
Harriet Elizabeth DEEKS born c1822 NFK ENG, died 1893 TAS AUS.

Christopher and Harriet Edwards arrived in Tasmania in 1858 as assisted immigrants aboard the "Trade Wind". They left England with their son George and daughter Anna. Unfortunately Anna died on the voyage out. Christopher and Harriet settled at Evandale where Christopher farmed. Christopher's brother James also came to Tasmania. You will find his family's details following this family.


Children of Christopher EDWARDS and Harriet Elizabeth DEEKS

  1. George Deeks EDWARDS born c1851 NFK ENG, died 1932 TAS AUS. George married Jane THOMAS.
  2. Anna Marie EDWARDS born c1855 NFK ENG, died 1858 at sea.
  3. Anna Maria EDWARDS born 1858 at sea, died 1926 TAS AUS. Anna married George William CHAMBERLAIN.


Names associated with this family

BARKER, CHAMBERLAIN, DENTON, EDWARDS, SHAW, SULLIVAN, WRIGHT.


James Edwards

James EDWARDS born c1828 NFK ENG, died date 1907 TAS AUS married:
Harriet (possibly) SAUNDERS born c1832 NFK ENG, died 1893 TAS AUS.

James and Harriet Edwards arrived in Tasmania in 1855 as assisted immigrants aboard the "Whirlwind". They left England with their daughters Ann and Elizabeth. James and Harriet settled at Evandale where James farmed. James' brother Christopher also came to Tasmania. You will find his family's details above this family.


Children of James EDWARDS and Harriet SAUNDERS


  1. Ann Wilson EDWARDS born c1851 NFK ENG, died 1918 TAS AUS. Ann married James Augustine McCULLAGH and also William WELLS.
  2. Elizabeth Susan EDWARDS born c1853 NFK ENG, died 1927 TAS AUS. Elizabeth married Samuel BARTLETT.
  3. Sarah Jane EDWARDS born 1856 TAS AUS, died 1905 TAS AUS. Sarah married William John POWELL.
  4. Hannah Maria EDWARDS born 1859 TAS AUS, died 1946 TAS AUS. Hannah married Augustus WELLS.
  5. Samuel Henry EDWARDS born 1860 TAS AUS, died 1868 TAS AUS.
  6. Robert Benjamin EDWARDS born 1863 TAS AUS, died 1875 TAS AUS.
  7. Emma Louisa EDWARDS born 1864 TAS AUS, died 1944 TAS AUS. Emma married Fred DANDO.
  8. Beulah Theresa EDWARDS born 1866 TAS AUS. No further information.
  9. Harriett Augusta EDWARDS born 1867 TAS AUS, died 1944 TAS AUS. Harriett married William MATHEWSON.
  10. Charlotte Theresa EDWARDS born 1868 TAS AUS, died 1931 TAS AUS. Charlotte married Henry GEE.
  11. Gordon EDWARDS born c1874 TAS AUS, death date unknown. Gordon married Emily Louise LAWSON.


Names associated with this family

AINGER, BARTLETT, BUTTON, CRIDGE, DANDO, DEAN, EDWARDS, GEE, GIBSON, HARRIS, HOPWOOD, HOWARD, KERNAN, MATHEWSON, McCULLAGH, PEACHEY, POWELL, ROESZLER, SCOTT, VINEY, WELLS, WISE.


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