Edwin James Edward Fernee1

#21217, (1888 - )
FatherEdwin James Fernee2 (1866 - 1930)
MotherFrances Evison2 (c 1865 - 1896)
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Samuel Fernee
ChartsSamuel Fernee & Mary Harris - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart
BirthEdwin James Edward Fernee was born on 13 Sep 1888 in Finsbury, London.3,2,4
(with Parents) 1891 CensusHe appeared on the 1891 Census of St George the Martyr CP, London with his parents. Edward [sic] was 2 and born in Finsbury London.3 
BaptismHe was baptized on 23 Sep 1897 in St Mark Hanwell, Middlesex. He was the son of Edwin Fernee of 7 Dover House, Russell Place, Old Kent Road. His siblings Melinda and Elizabeth were baptised the same day. The clerk missed a lot of information in the entries, such as their mother's name and father's occupation.1 
1901 Census Siblings Edwin (12), Melinda (9), and Elizabeth (6) Fernée were workhouse children in the 1901 census. No personal information was on the census form other than name and age. In the enumerator's words, "It is absolutely impossible to give this information as the children have not any clear idea where they were born." They were in the Brentford Workhouse and you can read more about it and see pictures at this excellent site.5 
MarriageHe married Alice Ada Nabb on 25 Dec 1915 in St Anne Islington, London.
Details from the register: Edwin James Fernee, age 27, bachelor, porter, residence 15 Pooles Park, father Edward James Fernee, driver;
Alice Ada Nabb, 25, spinster, 15 Pooles Park, father William Frederick Nobb, coal porter;
They were married after banns and the witnesses were William Arthur Nabb and Rhoda Howett.6 
MilitaryEdwin James Fernee born in Islington, London, 13 September 1888, was recorded in the Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services.4 
Last Edited7 Dec 2010


  1. Baptisms of St Mark Hanwell, Middlesex. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Edwin James Edward Fernee, 1897, #1293.
  2. FreeBMD. Edwin James Fernee, Dec Q 1888, Islington RD.
  3. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/345 folio 110.
  4. Index to Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services, 1853-1923, compiled by the The National Archives, London, England. Images of the service records are available to purchase at The National Archives Documents Online website.
  5. 1901 Census for England & Wales, RG13/1206 folio 139.
  6. Marriages of St Anne Islington, London. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Edwin James Fernee & Alice Ada Nabb, 1915, #74.