Gilbert CATON Edward EDLIN Thomas Edward EDLIN Edward EDLIN Sarah EDLIN Edward Colsill EDLIN Sarah WILLETTS Mini tree diagram


27th Nov 17511 - 19th Jul 18489,10


Life History

27th Nov 1751

Born in City of London, St Botolph Aldersgate.1

From the Edlin Family Bible :-
"Born November the 27th 1751 in the Parish
of St Botolph Aldersgate.
Married to Edward Edlin (of the Parish of
St George Hanover Square) July 23 1774."

22nd Dec 1751

Christened in City of London, St Botolph Aldersgate.2,3

From the Parish Register :-
"Mary d. of Gilbert and Sarah Caton"

14th Jul 1774

Licence obtained for marriage to Edward EDLIN in London Diocese.12

Allegation - Ms 10091/131

23rd Jul 1774

Married Edward EDLIN in St George Hanover Square.23,1,24,25

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.15,1

9th May 1777

Birth of son Edward EDLIN in Middlesex

10th Jul 1779

Birth of son Edward Colsill EDLIN in Middlesex.21,1,22

26th Aug 1802

Mentioned in Will.4

Of Edward Edlin - probate 1810
Annotated as :- "my dear wife Mary Edlin"

17th Feb 1810

Death of Edward EDLIN in St George Hanover Square.1

3rd Mar 1810


Of the Will of Edward Edlin
Joint Executors :-
Mary Edlin - "widow the relic"
Edward Colsill Edlin - "the son"
Edward (Wade?)

1st Nov 1817

Mentioned in Will.5

Of Sarah Colsill - probate 1818
Annotated as "my daughter Mary Edlin widow"

6th Jun 1841

Occupation Independant.6

6th Jun 1841

Recorded in census in St Marylebone, Christchurch (Taunton Place, 3).6

Head of household
Staff x 2

3rd Jan 1844

Death of son Edward Colsill EDLIN in St George Hanover Square.16,17,18,19,20

Dec 1844

Edlin Family Bible.1

Inscription states :-
"Christmas 1844
This Bible was presented by Mary Edlin in the 94th year of her age to her Granddaughter Sophia Emberson and it is the said Sophia Emberson's request that this Book be presented, at her decease, to her eldest son then living.
Sophia Emberson died 18 May 1874, when this book was given to her nephew Sir Peter Henry Edlin"

9th May 1845

Wrote will.7

1) I Mary Edlin of Taunton Place Regents
2) Park in the county of Middlesex widow
3) declare ... ... ...
4) ... ... ...

Some names mentioned :-
1) my daughter Mrs. Sarah Henry
2) my faithful housekeeper Elizabeth Sarah Hills
3) my grandchildren :-
Mary Ann Edlin
Sophia Emberson
Edward Edlin
Sarah Henrietta Edlin
Thomas Edlin
Peter Henry Edlin
William James Edlin
Charles Edlin
Henry John Edlin
Alfred Septimus Edlin
Louisa Adelaide Edlin
Emily Edlin
Cecilia Elizabeth Edlin
being thirteen in number.

Executors named as :-
Sarah Henry
Thomas Edlin
William James Edlin

17th Jun 1846

Codicil to Will.7

24th Aug 1846

Death of daughter Sarah EDLIN in Eton.13,14



Boyles April 1847, London Court and Fashionable Guide.
"Edlin, Mrs. 3 Taunton-pl. Regent's-park."

19th Jul 1848

Died in Marylebone, Christ Church (Taunton Place, 3).9,10

Old age
From the Death Certificate :-
1) Occupation - widow of Edward Edlin a shopkeeper
2) Description and residence of informant - H. Johnson present at the death, 3 Taunton Place, Lissom Grove
3) When registered - 22 July 1848

25th Jul 1848

Buried in St George Hanover Square.11

From the Parish Register :-
"July 1848 / 25 / Mary Edlin / 96 years"

2nd Aug 1848

Probate in London Consistory Court.7

William James Edlin applied for probate


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