Margaret Tredwell Edgar 1859-1931

FatherHalbert James (I)
MotherMargaret Burgess
Date of Birth28th. December 1859
Place of BirthHarrow, Victoria, Australia (map)
Date of Death22nd. December 1946
Place of DeathWoollahra, New South Wales, Austalia (map)
SpouseEdward Townsend
Date of Marriage18th. February 1880
Place of MarriageEuabalong, New South Wales, Australia (map)
First ChildVictoria May
Second ChildEdgar Thomas
Third ChildHalbert Edward
Forth ChildMaude V.
Fifth ChildChristian C.
Sixth ChildClayton D.
Seventh ChildMargaret E.
Eighth ChildHelena I.
Ninth ChildAlice E.J.
Tenth ChildEric J.
Eleventh ChildKeith M.

Relationship to me: Great Great Aunt (Maternal)

Edward was born at Nhill, Victoria on 22nd. May? 1853 to parents Thomas and Eliza and died at West Wyalong N.S.W. on 1st. October 1931.

Although Margaret died at Woollahra she is interred at West Wyalong where she spent a great deal of her life.

Although all Margaret and Edwards childrens births were registered at Hillston New South Wales, the birth place listed in her Bible as (Lake?) Cudjellice near Wyalong.

Maude, their fourth child, born on 28th. March 1887 and sadly passing away on 16th. August 1900 at Hillston.  She would have been only thirteen years old.

Christian was born on 30th. September 1888 and in 1911 married John A. Wood at Hillston.

Clayton, born on 25th. August 1890 and passed away in 1970 at Wollongong apparently unwed.

Margaret Eliza was born on 25th. March 1892 and married Oscar Holmstrom in 1924 at West Wyalong. Margaret passed away on 11th. September 1984.

Helena was born on 3rd. October 1895 and married Mr. Frank O. Pryor in 1921 at West Wyalong.

Alice, born on 16th. September 1897, married Mr. Gregor E. Macrea in 1929 at Sydney and passed away in 1951 at Hurstville.

Eric was born on 20th. September 1902 and married Miss Catherine L. Lamont in 1927 at West Wyalong.  And then

Keith, born on 15th. September 1905.

Although there are a number of errors in the information recorded with the registry all the above is directly from Margarets’ Bible.