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Margaret Letitia Edwards (Margery)
 Born
23 May 1879 in Lower English Street, Armagh City, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom [ s1605 ]
 Died
30 March 1916 in Chrichton Royal Institution, Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom [ s1606 s2016 ]
 Buried
in Armagh Parish Church (St. Mark's), Armagh City, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom [ s2016 ]
 Father
Born 6 September 1846 - Died 3 May 1899
 Mother
Born 24 October 1851 - Died 8 August 1910
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GENERAL NOTES
Birth Certificate of Margaret Letitia Edwards - 23 May 1879Birth Certificate of Margaret Letitia Edwards - 23 May 1879
[RFSS May 2017]

Ireland Births and Baptisms
Name: Margaret Letitia Edwards
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 23 May 1879
Birthplace: Armagh, Armagh, Ireland
Father's Name: George Archer Edwards
Mother's Name: Jane Ronaldson
Registration District: Armagh
Volume Number: 1
Page Number: 25
Index Number: 452
[RFSS Jun 2011]

She never married. She was scalded by water from the engine boiler and also received a severe head injury in the Armagh Railway Disaster 12 Jun 1889 at the age of 10 yrs. She lived until March 30, 1916 when she died in a Home in Dumfries, Scotland.

A transcript of the Board of Trade Report into the tragedy can be read at Report
[RFSS Jul 2010]

1901 Census record taken on Sunday, 31 March.
Residents of a house 1 in Cavanacan (Ballyards, Co. Armagh)
SurnameForenameAgeSexRelation to headReligion
1EdwardsJane48FemaleHead of FamilyChurch of Ireland
2EdwardsThomas S.23MaleSonChurch of Ireland
3EdwardsMargaret L.21FemaleDaughterChurch of Ireland
4EdwardsEdith E.14FemaleDaughterChurch of Ireland
5EdwardsDavid11MaleSonChurch of Ireland
6EdwardsGeorge A.13MaleSonChurch of Ireland
7EdwardsJames9MaleSonChurch of Ireland
8EdwardsCharles L.8MaleSonChurch of Ireland
9EdwardsKathleen4FemaleDaughterChurch of Ireland
10RichardsonCatharine28FemaleServantRoman Catholic
11LevingstoneIsabella26FemaleServantPresbyterian
BirthplaceOccupationLiteracyMarital
Status
Specified
Illnesses
1Co. CavanLady FarmerRead and writeWidow-
2City of ArmaghMerchant TimberCannot ReadNot Married-
3City of ArmaghLadyRead and writeNot Married-
4City of ArmaghScholarRead and writeNot Married-
5City of ArmaghScholarRead and writeNot Married-
6City of ArmaghScholarCannot ReadNot Married-
7City of ArmaghScholarCannot ReadNot Married-
8City of ArmaghScholarRead and writeNot Married-
9City of Armagh-Cannot ReadNot Married-
10Co. ArmaghG. Servant DomesticCannot ReadNot Married-
11Co. ArmaghG. Servant DomesticRead and writeNot Married-
[RFSS Jun 2010]

Headstone of Margaret Letitia Edwards 1879 - 1916Headstone of Margaret Letitia Edwards 1879 - 1916
St. Mark's Parish Church, Armagh City, Co. Armagh
© 2011 Sinton Family Trees
IN MEMORIUM
GEORGE ARCHER EDWARDS
DEPARTED THIS LIFE MAY 3RD, 1899
AGED 53 YEARS
ALSO HIS WIFE JANE
WHO DIED 5TH NOVEMBER 1875
AGED 25 YEARS
ALSO THEIR DAUGHTER MARY
DIED FEBRUARY 1878
ALSO HIS SECOND WIFE JANE EDWARDS
WHO DIED AUGUST 8TH, 1910 AGED 59 YEARS
AND ALSO OF HIS DAUGHTER
MARGARET LETITIA EDWARDS
WHO DIED MARCH 30TH, 1916
AGED 36 YEARS

ALSO JOSEPH EDWARDS
ELDEST SON OF GEORGE A. EDWARDS
WHO DIED AT MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
MAY 28TH, 1933, AGED 61 YEARS
ALSO ETHEL MONA
WIFE OF THE ABOVE JOSEPH EDWARDS
WHO DIED AT HARROGATE
JUNE 21ST, 1952
AND ALSO OF HIS SON
GEORGE ARCHER
WHO DIED 20TH OCTOBER 1969
AGED 81 YEARS

DAVID AND MINNIE EDWARDS
AGED 8 YEARS AND 7 YEARS
KILLED IN ARMAGH RAILWAY DISASTER
1889

EDWARDS
[RFSS Sep 2011]
SOURCES
[ s1605 ] Birth Certificate - Birth of Margaret Letitia Edwards to George and Jane Archer on 23 May 1879 in Lower English Street, Armagh City, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - Registration District: Armagh Volume Number: 1, Page Number: 25, Index Number: 452 - BC1879-13-05-MLE
[ s1606 ] Death Certificate - 1916 Deaths in the District of Dumfries in the County of Dumfries, Scotland, Page 47 Entry 139 - Margaret Letitia Edwards died March Thirtieth 6h 40m P.M. in Chrichton Royal Institution (Normal residence Woodford, Armagh) - DC1916-30-03-MLE
[ s2016 ] Cemetery Marker - Headstone - Armagh Parish Church (St. Mark's), Armagh City, Co. Armagh, Ireland. - H1916-30-03-MLE 
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