EDWARDES, Stanley De Burgh

1840 - 1918

Sometimes known as Edwards, was born at Barrackpore, Bengal, India on 22 March 1840 and baptised at Barrackpore on 12 June 1842, son of George Harris Edwards (1801-1846) and his wife Rachel née Finch, who married at Calcutta on 12 May 1824. Stanley was an officer in the service of the East India Company and married in India, Adelaide Jane Leckie (1843-1926) and had issue born in India, George Cuthbert Ludovic on 29 July 1862, Florence Rachel on 6 October 1865, John Graham on 9 September 1869, Ada Lillian on 8 August 1871, Alexander Coburn on 15 January 1873 and Emmiline Sybil on 6 March 1877. In 1891 a 51 year old living at The Croft, Farningham Street, Farningham, Kent with his 47 year old wife and two daughters, 16 year old Ida, born at Kensington and 14 year old Emmiline. A member and exhibitor at the Ipswich Art Club 1890-1893 and in 1890 exhibited from Centre Cliff Lodge, Southwold, Suffolk an oil painting 'On the Alert'. He died at Cranbrook, Kent in 1918, aged 77 followed by his wife in 1926.