Edward Colsill EDLIN Mary Ann EDLIN John Arthur EMBERSON Frederick Charles EMBERSON Ernest John EMBERSON Horace Gilbert Caton EMBERSON Rosa Mary EMBERSON Bertha EMBERSON Alfred James EMBERSON Edward EDLIN Sarah Henrietta EDLIN Helen EDLIN Thomas EDLIN Peter Henry EDLIN Bertha EDLIN William James EDLIN 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

Sophia EDLIN

5th Jan 18141,2 - 19th May 187412,2

No occupation1

Life History

5th Jan 1814

Born in Middlesex.1,2

10 o'clock at night

4th Feb 1814

Christened in Westminster, St George Hanover Square.2,3

According to the family Bible baptised at home

From the Parish Registers :-
Baptisms solemnised in the Parish of St George Hanover Square in the Year 1814
No. 72
4, 72, Sophia, Edward Colsill & Sophia, Edlin, Bond St, Toyman"

28th Aug 1828

Witness at wedding in St George Hanover Square, Parish Church.4

Of Sarah Henrietta Edlin & William Henry Cullen

1st Jul 1839

Licence obtained for marriage to John Arthur EMBERSON.13

2nd Jul 1839

Married John Arthur EMBERSON in St George Hanover Square, Parish Church.25,26

From the Marriage Certificate :-
1) By licence
2) Vicar - illegible
3) Witnesses - Thomas Edlin, S H Cullen, Mary Anne Edlin & W H Cullen
4) Bride - Sophia Edlin, full age, spinster, New Bond Street
5) Father of the bride - Edward Colsill Edlin, turner
6) John Arthur Emberson, full age, widower, gentleman, Croydon Surrey
7) Father of the groom - William Emberson, builder

between Oct 1840 and Dec 1840

Birth of son Frederick Charles EMBERSON in Croydon.8,14

6th Jun 1841

Recorded in census in Croydon (Addis Coombe Road).5

John Emberson - 30 - Schoolmaster       
Sophia Emberson - 25            
Arthur Emberson - 3             
Frederick Charles Emberson - 6 mths - b. Surrey 
Staff x 4
Teacher x 1
Alfred Edlin - 13 - Pupil
Other pupils x 10       

7th Apr 1844

Birth of son Ernest John EMBERSON in Croydon.17,18

Dec 1844

Edlin Family Bible.6

Inscription states :-
"Christmas 1844
This Bible was presented by Mary Edlin 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"

24th Sep 1845

Mentioned in Will.7

Of Sarah Henry née Edlin (1777-1846)
Annotated as "my niece Sophia Emberson the wife of John Arthur Emberson"

between Jan 1846 and Mar 1846

Birth of son Horace Gilbert Caton EMBERSON in Croydon.8,19

between Oct 1847 and Dec 1847

Birth of daughter Rosa Mary EMBERSON in Croydon.20

between Jul 1850 and Sep 1850

Birth of daughter Bertha EMBERSON in Croydon.8,22

30th Mar 1851

Recorded in census in Croydon (High Street West, 78, Gents Boarding School).8

between Apr 1853 and Jun 1853

Death of daughter Bertha EMBERSON in Croydon.21

27th Apr 1853

Death of son Ernest John EMBERSON in Croydon.15,16

8th Nov 1853

Mentioned in Will.9

Of Thomas Edlin (1818-1853)
Annotated as :-  "my sisters Sophia Emberson ..."

between Jul 1855 and Sep 1855

Birth of son Alfred James EMBERSON in Brighton.23

7th Apr 1861

Recorded in census in Brighton, St Peter (Gloucester Place, 11).10

10th Jun 1862

Death of John Arthur EMBERSON in Brighton.24,11

8th Jul 1862


Of the Will of John Arthur Emberson (1807?-1862)
Annotated as "Widow the relic"
Sole Executor

2nd Apr 1871

Occupation No occupation.1

2nd Apr 1871

Recorded in census in Kensington (Elgin Crescent).1

Head of household
Staff x 3
Also in house - Arthur Henry Emberson - annotated as "Step-son"

19th May 1874

Died in Kensington (Notting Hill, Elgin Crescent, 28).12,2

16th Jun 1874

Probate in London, Principal Registry.12

Administration - Rosa Mary Hughes, wife of Philip Hughes Esquire, 7 Spring Field Road, Kingston, daughter.
Effects - under £600


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