Edward Colsill EDLIN Mary Ann EDLIN Sophia EDLIN Edward EDLIN Sarah Henrietta EDLIN Helen EDLIN Thomas EDLIN Peter Henry EDLIN Bertha EDLIN Margaret Austin WEBSTER Charles EDLIN Henry John EDLIN Alfred Septimus EDLIN Louisa Adelaide EDLIN Emily EDLIN John Gilbert Octavius EDLIN Cecilia Elizabeth EDLIN Jane Anne EDLIN Sophia Clifford SAWYER Mini tree diagram

Rev William James EDLIN

William James EDLIN

10th Jan 18231,2 - 7th Jun 18801,15,16

M.A., Clergyman11

Life History

10th Jan 1823

Born.1,2

Son of Edward Colsill Edlin.

24th Apr 1824

Christened in St George Hanover Square.3,2

Father - Edward Colsill Edlin
Mother - Sophia Edlin
Father's occupation - Turner
Abode - Bond Street

Research Note :-
1) Christened on the same day as - Bertha Edlin
2) The family Bible states that they were baptised at home

Jun 1833

Rev. Stephen Freeman's School in Enfield, Baker Street.4

Bill to Mr. Edward Edlin, No. 37 New Bond Street
To board Henry Peter and William James, 8 weeks or 2/5 or 1/2 year - 6. 6s. 0d.
Extra single bed - 1. 1s. 0d.
Tailor's bill (Boswell) - 10d.
Shoes (Bucknell) - 2s. 9d.
Sundries - 17s. 9d.
Dancing - 1- 1s- 0d.
Weekly cost - 2s. 0d,
Total - 9. 11s. 4d.
Paid by cash on 29th July 1833

Dec 1833

Rev. Stephen Freeman's School in Enfield, Baker Street.4

Bill to Mr. Edward Edlin, No. 37 New Bond Street
To board Peter Henry &  William James - 31. 10s. 0d.
Dancing (Peter) - 2. 2s. 0d.
Tailor's bill (Boswell) - 5s. 2d.
Shoes (Bucknell) - 5s. 9d.
Sundries - 1. 18s. 0d.
Weekly cost - 10s. 6d.
Total - 36. 11s. 5
Paid by cash on 17th January 1834

Jun 1834

Rev. Stephen Freeman's School in Enfield, Baker Street.4

To Mr. Edward Edlin, No. 37 New Bond Street
To board Peter Henry and William James - 31. 10s. 0d.
Dancing (Peter) - 2. 2s. 0.d.
Tailor's bill (Boswell) - 10s. 3d.
Shoes (Bucknell) - 5s. 9d.
Sundries - 3. 1s. 6d.
Weekly cash - 10s. 6d.
Total 38. 0s. 0d.
Paid by cash on 22 July 1834

Dec 1834

Rev. Stephen Freeman's School in Enfield, Baker Street.4

Bill to Mr. Edward Edlin, No. 37 New Bond Street
To board, single bed, William James - 17. 17s. 0d.
Tailor's bill (Boswell) - 3s. 2d.
Shoes (Bucknell) - 3s. 3d.
Sundries - 17s. 4d.
Weekly cash - 5s. 3d.
Total - 19. 6s. 0d.
Pain in cash 26th January 1835

Jun 1835

Rev. Stephen Freeman's School in Enfield, Baker Street.4

Bill to Mr. Edward Edlin, No. 37 New Bond Street
To board William James with single bed - 17. 17s. 0d.
Tailor (Boswell) - 2s. 10d.
Sundries - 1. 9s. 0d.
Weekly cash - 5s. 3d.
Total - 19. 14s. 1d.
Paid by cash in July 1835 - 19. 14s. 0d.
Allowed - 1d.
Total - 19. 14s. 1.

Dec 1835

Rev. Stephen Freeman's School in Enfield, Baker Street.4

Bill to Mr. Edward Edlin, No. 37 New Bond Street
To board William James & Charles - 31. 10s. 0d.
Dancing each - 2. 2s. 0d.
Tailor (Boswell) - 7s. 4d.
Shoes - 1. 3s. 9s.
Sundries - 1. 19s. 0d.
Weekly cash - 10s. 6d.
Total 37. 12s. 7d.
Paid cash on 27 January 1836 - 37. 12s. 7d.

Jun 1836

Rev. Stephen Freeman's School in Enfield, Baker Street.4

Bill to Mr. Edward Edlin, No, 37 New Bond Street
To board son William James - 15. 15s. 0d.
Dancing - 2. 2s. 0d.
Tailor - 7s. 8d.
Shoes - 7s. 8d.
Sundries - 16s. 0.
Weekly cash - 6s. 3d.
Total - 19. 13s. 7d.
Plus extra single bed - 1. 1s. 0d.
Total - 20. 11s. 7d.
Paid by cash on 28 June 1836 - 20. 11s. 6d.
Allowed - 1d.
Total - 20. 14s. 7d.

Dec 1836

Rev. Stephen Freeman's School in Enfield, Baker Street.4

Bill to Mr. Edward Edlin, No, 37 New Bond Street
To board sons William James & Charles - 31. 10s. 0d.
Tailor - 14s. 2d.
Shoes - 6s. 1d.
Sundries - 1. 9s. 2d.
Weekly cash - 10s. 6d.
Total - 34. 10s. 9d.
Paid by cash on 21 January 1837 - 36. 10s. 6d.
Allowed - 3d.
Total - 36. 10s. 9d.

Jun 1837

Rev. Stephen Freeman's School in Enfield, Baker Street.4

To Mr. Edward Edlin, No. 37 New Bond Street
To board sons William James & Charles - 31. 10s. 0d.
Tailor - 7s. 10d.
Shoes - 0
Drawing - 4s. 7d.
Sundries - 2. 4s. 3d.
Weekly cash - 10s. 6d.
Total - 38. 17s. 7.
Paid by cash on 28 July 1837 - 38. 17s. 6d.
Allowed -1d.
Total - 38. 17s. 7d.

6th Jun 1841

Recorded in census in Richmond, Mortlake (Ship Lane).5

1843

Educated Cambridge, Trinity.1

Admitted

24th Feb 1845

Mentioned in Will.6

Of Sarah Henry née Edlin (1777-1846)
Annotated as "my nephews and nieces as are next hereinafter named that is to say (...) William James Edlin (...)"

1847

Qualification in Cambridge University.1

B.A.

1850

Qualification in Cambridge University.1

M.A.

1851

Career in Dorking, Holmwood.1

Curate

30th Mar 1851

Occupation Assistant Curate Holmwood.7

30th Mar 1851

Recorded in census in Dorking, Capel (Holmwood).7

William James Edlin - Head - 28 - Assistant Curate Holmwood - b. Westminster
Louisa Adelaide Edlin - Sister - 20 - b. Westminster
Charles Edlin - Brother - 26 - b. Westminster
Staff x 1

8th Nov 1853

Mentioned in Will.8

Of Thomas Edlin (1818-1853)
Annotated as :-  "my brother Rev. William James Edlin"

1854

Career in Wantage, West Isley.1

11th Feb 1854

Executor.8

Of the Will of Thomas Edlin (1818-1853)
Joint Executor with Peter Henry Edlin

between 1855 and 1858

Career in Margate, St John's.1

14th Aug 1856

Vicar at wedding in Brighton, St Nicholas' Church.9,10

Of William Alexander Yool & Henrietta Louisa Emberson

between 1859 and 1880

Career in Cambridge, Trinity.1

Chaplain

7th Apr 1861

Occupation M.A., Clergyman.11

7th Apr 1861

Recorded in census in Cambridge (Sidney Street, All Saints).11

4th Dec 1861

Vicar at christening in Paddington, Holy Trinity, Bishop's Bridge Road.12

Of Jessie Adelaide Payn

16th Jun 1862

Vicar at the funeral in Kensal Green All Souls Cemetery.13

Of John Arthur Emberson

2nd Jun 1863

Married Margaret Austin WEBSTER in Cambridge, St Mary's the Less.1,17,18,19

From the Marriage Certificate :-
1) By licence
2) Vicar - John (illegible)
3) Witnesses - Thomas Webster, George V Yool and Mary Powell.
4) Groom - William James Edlin, of full age, bachelor, Clerk in Orders, Trinity College, Cambridge
5) Father of the groom - Edward Colsill Edlin, Esquire
6) Bride - Margaret Austin Webster, of full age, spinster, (address illegible)
7) Father of the bride - Thomas Webster, Tradesman

From the Liverpool Mercury :-
June 2, at St. Mary-the-Less, Cambridge, by the Rev. Professor Grote, assisted by the Rev. J. G. Howes, the Rev. William James Edlin, chaplain of Trinity College, Cambridge, to Margaret Austin, younger daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Webster, of this town.

30th Jun 1864

Vicar at christening in Paddington, Holy Trinity, Bishop's Bridge Road.14

Of Maurice Ranken Payn

7th Jun 1880

Died in Switzerland, Montreux.1,15,16

14th Jul 1880

Probate in London, Principal Registry.15

Late of Trinity College, one of the Chaplains
Executors :-
Thomas Webster, 43 Lincolns Inn Fields, Solicitor
Philip Hughes, 1 Randolph Gardens, Kilburn, clerk in the War Office
Edward William Beal, of the Sessions House Clerkenwell
Personal Estate under £3,000

Other facts

 

Cambridge University Alumni in Cambridge, Trinity.1

"Entered : Michs. 1843
Adm. sizar (age 20) at Trinity, Apr. 7, 1843. S. of Edward Colsill. B. at Mortlake, Surrey. Matric. Michs. 1843; B.A. (39th Wrangler) 1847; M.A. 1850. Ord. deacon, 1848; priest 1849; C. of Holmwood, Dorking, Surrey, 1851. C. of West Ilsley, Berks., 1854. C. of St John's, Margate, 1855-8. Chaplain of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1859-80. Married Margaret Austin. Died July 7, 1880, aged 56, at Montreux."

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