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Edgar Dawes was born 1820 in Sussex, England, United Kingdom to Alfred Dawes (1790-1874) and Maria Thorpe (-1848) and died 1901 of unspecified causes. He married Ann Emily Akehurst (-1862) 1851 in Hailsham. He married Jane Cuthbert (1832-1883) 1870 in Hailsham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. He married Avis Downing Rashleigh (1851-1947) 1889 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

Early life

Edgar Dawes was born in 1820 to Alfred and Maria Dawes. Edgar was christened on 5 December 1820. Alfred Dawes (1790-1874) and Maria Thorpe (died 1848) married on 26 September 1812 in Wartling, Sussex. Edgar's paternal grandparents were Joseph Dawes and Sarah Hutchinson. Edgar had the following siblings:

  • Alfred Lewis Dawes (1815-), married in Sussex in 1842.
  • Joseph Dawes (1816-)
  • Edward Dawes (1819-)
  • Albert Dawes (1825-1910), a professor of music.
  • Maria Mildred Dawes (1826-), married in Sussex in 1862.

After Edgar's mother died, his father remarried to Caroline (1814). They had the following children:

  • Louisa Ann Dawes (1850-)
  • Edward Arthur Dawes (1854-)



Children



Offspring of Edgar Dawes and Ann Emily Akehurst (-1862)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edgar Dawes (1852-1933) 1852 1933
Ann Maria Dawes (1854-)
Harry Dawes (1859-)
Alfred James Dawes (1862-)



Offspring of Edgar Dawes and Jane Cuthbert (1832-1883)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Clarence Dawes (1871-)
Kate Dawes (1873-)
Emma Dawes (1874-)
Jane Dawes (1878-)









First marriage and children

In 1851 in Hailsham, Sussex Edgar Dawes married Ann Emily Akehurst (-1862). They had the following children:

  1. Edgar Dawes (1852-1933)
  2. Ann Maria Dawes (1854-)
  3. Harry Dawes (1859-)
  4. Alfred James Dawes (1862-)

Second marriage and children

In 1870 in Hailsham, Sussex, Edgar Dawes married Jane Cuthbert (1832-1883), the daughter of Joseph Cuthbert. They had the following children:

  1. Clarence Dawes (1871-)
  2. Kate Dawes (1873-)
  3. Emma Dawes (1874-)
  4. Jane Dawes (1878-)

Third marriage

In 1889 in Eastbourne, Sussex Edgar Dawes married Avis Downing Rashleigh (1851-1947). They appear to have had no children.

Biography

The 1881 census shows the family living at 'Mills,' Wartling, Sussex. Edgar Dawes was a farmer 150 acres employ 6 men 2 boys. He lived with his wife and children, plus two servants, a general servant and a farm labourer.

In the 1901 census Edgar and Avis Dawes are found as lodging house keepers in Eastbourne.


  






Footnotes (including sources)

¶ Death
  • Probably Eastbourne.




124.179.80.175, Robin Patterson


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