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Henry Edwards: Slatter Son and More, solicitors of Stratford-upon-Avon


Draft will, inventory, probate and testamentary papers of Henry Edwards of Stratford-upon-Avon, baker and grocer; will and testamentary papers of Mrs. M.A. Edwards, wife of the above; draft deeds relating to Nos. 37-37a College Street and premises in Bull Street, Stratford-upon-Avon. [Henry Edwards, baker is the son of Henry Edwards,cooper (b.1824) who was the son of Michael Edwards,cooper] Also in this bundle are papers referring to the affairs of Henry Edwards (b.1838), newsagent and his wife Mary Ann Edwards. This Henry died in 1892, his son Henry F. the towncrier, died in 1899 his second wife, Henry’s stepmother, Mary Ann in 1903. She came from Scotland. There are some interesting documents referring to a proof of identity for Daniel Kennedy Mcrae Swan who was a beneficiary in Mary Ann’s will. These are the descendants of Thomas Edwards (b.1799), shoemaker. For this family see DR325/826 and DR325/836-840