Edward Roydhouse

Edward Roydhouse was born in October 1852 at 72 New Road Chelsea to Thomas and Esther. They baptised him at the Holy Trinity Church in Upper Chelsea on the 26th December the same year.

Aged 9 and a scholar in the 1861 census, his parents still lived at number 72.
Recorded as a carpenter aged 18 in 1871, Edward lived with his family at 45 Smith Street, Chelsea.

He appeared in records in Mallow, County Cork, Ireland when he married Susan Fitzgerald in November 1878.

The couple returned to Chelsea by 1881, where they lived at 24 Bramerton Street, Chelsea until after 1893.

Sometime before 1899 they moved to 47 Shawfield Street, Chelsea, renting 2 unfurnished rooms upstairs from their landlord.

Almost 50 years of age, Edward and Susan first appeared in the Irish census documents in 1901 in Curraghlehane, Ballyclough, County Cork.

Ten years later in 1911 they were still there.

There is no record of the couple having any children.

Susan died in June 1919.

Edward married Annie Flora Sedgwick in February of 1920.

He died in County Cork in 1928 aged 77.

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