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Peter EDWARDS [27270]
Lydia [24270]
(-Bef 1808)
Very Rev Charles Peter LAYARD DD FRS [19201]
Elizabeth WARD [19202]
Lt. Col. Clement Martin EDWARDS [19198]
Louisa Frances LAYARD [27115]

Gen Clement Alexander EDWARDS C.B. [27265]


Family Links

1. Jane NEWENHAM [27347]

2. Ada Charlotte MORRISON [27345]

Gen Clement Alexander EDWARDS C.B. [27265]

  • Born: 12 Nov 1812, London
  • Marriage (1): Jane NEWENHAM [27347] on 16 Mar 1847 in Weston Super Mare SOM
  • Marriage (2): Ada Charlotte MORRISON [27345] on 4 Aug 1857 in St Peter Dublin IRL
  • Died: 29 Jul 1882, Blackheath KEN aged 69

bullet  General Notes:

Clement Alexander Edwards
Age: Full Age
Marriage or Bann Date: 16 Mar 1847
Marriage Place: Weston Super Mare St John, Somerset, England
Father: Clement Martin Edwards
Spouse: Jane Newenham

Clement Alexander Edwards
Marital Status: Widowed
Marriage Date: 4 Aug 1857
Marriage Place: St Peter, Dub, Ireland
Father: Clement Martin Edwards
Spouse: Ada Charlotte Morrison
FHL Film Number: 101386
Reference ID: 342

August 4 at St Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev John Winthrop Hackett, Chaplain of St James Church, Bray, Col Clement Alexander Edwards CB, Chevalier de la Legion Honneur, 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment to Ada Charlotte, youngest daughter of the late Richard Morrison, Esq of Leeson Street, Dublin and granddaughter of the late Sir Richard Morrison.
The Belfast Newsletter 6 August 1857.

General Clement Alexander Edwards, C.B., Colonel 18th (The Royal Irish) Regiment, died on the 29th ult., at Leeson House, Blackheath, in his seventieth year. He entered the Army in 1829, and became Lieutenant 1834, Captain 1840, Major 1853, Colonel 1854, Major-General 1868, Lieutenant-General 1876, and General in 1878. He served in the War in China, at Canton and Nankin, and was appointed by Lord Gough Assistant-Quartermaster-General. He served also in the Burmese War in 1852, and in the Crimea, and had received for the former the medal and clap and the brevet of Lieutenant-Colonel, and for the latter the decorations of C.B., the Legion of Honour, and the Medjidie. At the close of the Indian Mutiny, he commanded the Brigade at Mhow, and was thanked by the Governor-General in Council. He was appointed Colonel of the 18th Regiment in 1877.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2258-Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, August 12, 1882, p.184

Edwards Clement Alexander CB. 6 October 1882 Administration (with the will) of the personal estate of Clement Alexander Edwards late of Leeson House Charlton Rd, Blackheath in the county of Kent CB General in her Majesty's Army who died 29 July 1882 and Leeson House was granted at the Principal Registry to Ada Charlotte Edwards of Leeson House Widow the Relict.
Personal estate 1832 18s 10d
National Probate Calendar.


bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 4 Apr 1861, Cambridge Villa No 7 Cambridge Rd Farnham SRY. Clement is recorded as Head of House married aged 48 Army Colonel in 49th Regt. born London.


Clement married Jane NEWENHAM [27347] [MRIN: 9821], daughter of Robert NEWENHAM [27348] and Unknown, on 16 Mar 1847 in Weston Super Mare SOM.


Clement next married Ada Charlotte MORRISON [27345] [MRIN: 9819], daughter of Richard MORRISON [27346] and Unknown, on 4 Aug 1857 in St Peter Dublin IRL. (Ada Charlotte MORRISON [27345] was born circa 1836 in Dublin Ireland.)

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