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Edward EDLIN

12th May 17431 - 17th Feb 18101

Life History

12th May 1743

Born in Chelsea, St Luke's.1

From the Edlin Family Bible :-
"Edward Edlin, born May the 12, 174(?)
in the Parish of St Luke's Chelsea.
Married, to the above, Mary Caton, (as above)"

29th May 1743

Baptised in Chelsea, St Luke's.2

Father - Thomas Edlin


Elections in Westminster.4

Name - Edward Edlin
Parish - St George Hanover Square
Street - Bond Street
Occupation - Turner
Vote - Percy and Clinton

14th Jul 1774

Licence obtained for marriage to Mary CATON in London Diocese.16

Allegation - Ms 10091/131

14th Jul 1774

Marriage Bond in London Diocese.3

Bond - Reference no. DL/A/D/24/MS10091E/87

23rd Jul 1774

Married Mary CATON in St George Hanover Square.20,1,21,22

From the Parish Register :-
"Edward Edlin and Mary Caton both of this Parish were married in this Parish by Licence this
twenty third Day of July in the Year 1774 by me Warring Willett Curate
This Marriage was solemnised between us :
Edward Edlin
Mary Caton
In the presence of :
Thos. Colsill
Caleb Greville"

17th Jun 1775

Birth of son Thomas Edward EDLIN.1

25th Aug 1775

Death of son Thomas Edward EDLIN in Richmond, Mortlake.1

19th May 1777

Birth of daughter Sarah EDLIN in Middlesex.17,1

9th May 1777

Birth of son Edward EDLIN in Middlesex

10th Jul 1779

Birth of son Edward Colsill EDLIN in Middlesex.18,1,19


Elections in Westminster.4

Name - Edward Edlin
Parish - St George Hanover Square
Street - Bond Street
Vote - Fox and Lincoln


Property Values and Rates.5

Name - Edward Edlin
Parish - St George Hanover Square
Street - Bond Street
Rack Rental Value - 15 GBP

29th Apr 1786

Mentioned in Will.6

Of Thomas Colsill (died  1789)
Annotated as :-  "Edward Edlin of New Bond Street"

20th May 1789


Of the Will of Thomas Colsill (died 1789)
Joint Executor with Sarah Colsill



Wakefield's Merchant and Tradesman's General Directory of London :-
Edward Edlin
Occupation - turner, turning
Address - 34 New Bond Street, London


Juror in Middlesex.8

Coroners' Inquest


Juror in Middlesex.10,11

On Second Middlesex Jury
Old Bailey Juror

1st Apr 1797

Witness at wedding in St George Hanover Square.9

of Sarah Edlin and Peter Henry

26th Aug 1802

Wrote will.12

1. I Edward Edlin of New Bond
2. Street in the parish of St George Hanover Square in the
3. County of Middlesex being of sound mind & memory do
4. make my last Will & Testament in manner & form following
5. that is to say after my just debts & funeral expenses are paid
6. I leave unto my dear wife Mary Edlin for her life all
7. the rents & profits of my two houses (one in Brook Street &
8. the other in Maddox Street) .....
9. ... ... ...

Names mentioned in Will :-
1. "my dear wife Mary Edlin"
2. "my son Edward Colsill Edlin"
3. "my daughter Sarah Henry"
4. "Mrs. Elizabeth Hewitt"
5. "Edward Wade"

Place mentioned in the will :-
1. "my two houses one in Brook Street & the other in Maddox Street"
2. "my house and shop in Bond Street"



Holden's Triennial Directory, 1805, 1806, and 1807. Vols .1 & 2.
"Edlin, Edward, turner to His Majesty and toyman, 34 New Bond St."



Post Office Annual Directory .-
Edlin, Edward, Turner, 34 New Bond Street

17th Feb 1810

Died in St George Hanover Square (New Bond Street, 34).1

Died at 6 o'clock in the evening.
Aged 66 in the May following

25th Feb 1810

Buried in St George Hanover Square.1,15

In the ground belonging to St George Hanover Square, facing Hyde Park.

3rd Mar 1810


Executors :-
Mary Edlin - "widow the relic"
Edward Colsill Edlin - "the son"
Edward Wade


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