Edward (Edmund) George Thorn

Author: Sylvia Sellwood
Date published: 17/07/2020
© Sylvia Sellwood

Edmund George Thorn ( 1811-1882)  


The eldest child of Edmund and Elizabeth Thorn born 23rd August 1811.

He was a shoemaker (Cordwainer) as was his father and four of his brothers.

He married Margaret J. May 22nd May 1832.They had three children by the 1841 census and another four before the 1851 census. Their eldest daughter ,Elizabeth, was a dressmaker and their eldest son, Alfred,  was a shoemaker.

The family was living in Dibley’s Yard, Bartholomew St. on the 1841 and 1851 censuses’ By 1855 they had moved to Simmon’s Yard, Northbrook St. On the 1861 census they were at 1 Albert Place.

He died in 1882.



Elizabeth     b 1834          Dressmaker

Esther         b 1837

Alfred         b 1840          Shoemaker

Margaret     b 1842

George         b 1845

James          b 1848

Caroline       b 1850


Ref: Findmypast, Free BMD,  NRC burial accounts.

Sources:Findmypast, Free BMD, NRC burial accounts.

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