Edward Bright (1836? - 1924)

Born: 1836? Liverpool, Lancs?
Died: 1924 (Sep 2) Bendigo, Victoria

Family Relationships

Parents:
James Bright (1795 - 1875)
Sarah Towers (1804? - 1843)

Marriages:
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Siblings:
George Ashiel Bright (1832 - 1920)
Elizabeth Bright (1834 - 1914)
John Bright (1838 - 1900)

Children:
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Additional Information

Known History

Probably born about 1836 in Liverpool, Lancs
Lived in London in the 1840s (no details known)
Emigrated to South Australia, arriving 1849 (Jan 3)

Married 1863 (Jul 27) Robe, South Australia
    to Harriet Botten (1838 - 1921)

Moved to Victoria soon after his marriage
Worked as a woolclasser in Bendigo, Victoria

Spouse

Harriet Botten:
  - baptised 1838 (May 13) Bearsted, Kent
    (parents Thomas Botten and Susannah Woollett)
  - with parents in Bearsted, Kent at 1841 census
  - buried 1921 (Sep 6) Bendigo, Victoria

Children

John born 1864 Melbourne, Victoria

George Ashall born about 1865 (place unknown)
  - worked as a bootmaker in Bendigo, Victoria
  - died 1920 Bendigo, Victoria

Edwin born 1867 Footscray, Victoria
  - married Catherine Tunzi 1894 Victoria
  - lived in Bendigo, Victoria
  - died 1917 Bendigo, Victoria

Susannah Elizabeth born 1869 Maryborough, Vic
  - married William Wilkinson 1894 Victoria
  - lived in Bendigo, Victoria
  - died 1936 Bendigo, Victoria

Charlotte Edweline born 1871 Maryborough, Vic
  - married Charles Julius Cobb 1906 Victoria
  - lived in Balaclava and Bendigo, Victoria
  - died 1967 Bendigo, Victoria

William born 1873 Maryborough, Victoria
  - died 1874 Maryborough, Victoria

Mary Ann Alice born 1874 Sandhurst, Victoria
  - married Horatio David Collier 1897 Victoria
  - lived in Bendigo, Victoria

Alfred born 1877 Sandhurst, Victoria

Not Known

Exact date and place of his birth/baptism
Any further details of his children