Edward Hillman Fernee1

#20300, (1879 - 1950)
FatherJames Fernee2 (1842 - 1910)
MotherElizabeth Hillman2 (c 1847 - 1929)
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Samuel Fernee
ChartsSamuel Fernee & Mary Harris - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart
Edward Hillman Fernee
1879 -1950
photo taken in 1895
CalledEdward Hillman Fernee went by the name of Ted, according to a letter his father wrote in 1905.3 
BirthHe was born in 1879 in Sheffield, Yorkshire.2,1
BaptismHe was baptized on 1 Oct 1879 in All Saints Brightside, Yorkshire. He was the son of James and Elizabeth.4 
Edward Hillman Fernee
1879 -1950
photo taken in 1881
(with Parents) 1881 CensusHe appeared on the 1881 Census of Brightside Bierlow, Yorkshire with his parents. Edward H was 1 and born in Sheffield.2 
(with Parents) 1891 CensusHe appeared on the 1891 Census of Norton, Derbyshire with his parents. Edward Hillman was 11, a scholar, and born in Sheffield, Yorkshire.6 
(with Parents) 1901 CensusHe appeared on the 1901 Census of Sheffield, Yorkshire with his parents. Edward H was 21, worked as a bricklayer jobbing, and was born in Sheffield.7 
DeathEdward died on 10 Sep 1950.8,9
ProbateHis estate was proved on 17 Oct 1950 in London. Entry from the probate calendar:

FERNEE Edward Hillman of 57 Upper Albert-road Sheffield died 10 September 1950. Probate London 17 October to James Fernee retired precision engineer. Effects £1819 8s 2d.9
Last Edited3 Aug 2014


  1. FreeBMD. Edward Hillman Fernee, Sep Q 1879, Sheffield RD.
  2. 1881 Census for England & Wales, RG11/4661 folio 19 page 32.
  3. Letters from James Fernee [1842-1910], 65, Herschell Road, Sheffield, to Herbert George Fernee [1867- ], dated May and June 1905.
  4. England Vital Records Index of original records, accessed online at FamilySearch Record Search.
  5. E-mails from Marie Bennetts, Australia, to J Kolthammer.
  6. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/3801 folio 112.
  7. 1901 Census for England & Wales, RG13/4357 folio 64.
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, images viewed at Ancestry. Edward H Fernee, age 71, Sep Q 1950, Sheffield RD.
  9. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1858-1966. Images viewed at Ancestry.com. Edward Hillman Fernee, 1950.