Family History

sarah wilmer was a distant cousin of my ancestor. This is something about her family. It is not complete. If you have any additions or corrections please e-mail me


Baptised: 22/10/1826 Pulborough

Father: William Wilmer

Mother: Charlotte

Died: 1904 Thakeham district

Married: 25/5/1852 Pulborough

Spouse; William Elliott Edwards

Born: 1818 Pulborough

Died: 1905 Thakeham district

Children; Arthur Edwards b 1852 (see Note 1)

Charlotte Edwards b 1853 died 1855 Thakeham district

Ann E Edwards b 1855 (see Note 2)

Ellen Edwards b 1856 (see Note 3)

Sarah jane Edwards b 1860

Emily Edwards b 1861

William Elliot Edwards b 1862 (see Note 4)

Fanny Edwards b 1864


1851 Census: Residing barge House, Pulborough with widowed father William, bootmaker. Her occupation plain needlewoman

1861 census: residing Mare Hill Pulborough. Occupation: bricklayer

1871 bricklayer. Living Mare Hill Common, Pulborough

1881 census: Residing mare Hill Common Pulborough. Occpation: bricklayer

1891 census: Residing Mare Hill. Occupation: bricklayer

1901 census: Residing Marehill, Pulborough. Kept by family and parish

Arthur Edwards b 1852. Probably died 1886 East Preston distrct

1871 tailor,

1881 Military barracks, Bolton Rd, Elton, Bury, lancs

Ann Elliott Edwards married 1879 Thakeham district Bennett Milward born 1856 Stoke Newington; Ellen Edwards born 1888 Putney.

Children: William K Edwards born 1880 Croydon

1871 general servant Church Place, Pulborough

1881 census: residing 2 Jeanette, Croydon. Occupation: carpenter

1901 census: Residing 123 Myddleton Rd, Wood Green. Occupation: builder & contractor. Ann a tobacconist. William a mechanical engineer

Ellen Edwards b 1856.

1871 census: Residing with parents

1881 servant Coffield House, London Rd, Reigate

William Elliot Edwards married 1884 Gloucester district jane Baker born 1861 Gloucester. Children:

1881 living 2 jeanette, croydon with Bennett Millward, brother. Bricklayer.

1891 bricklayer5 Alexandra Terrace Edmonton, stepdaughter Alice K b 1877.

1901 he and jane living 13 Whitfield St, Gloucester.

1911 census: Residing 59 Kings Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Occupation: journeyman bricklayer