Charles William Vickery EDWARDS 1832-1909
Flora McPHEE 1841-1908

Hampshire, England ; Fort William, Scotlan ; "Merino Downs" & Mocamboro, Merino, S-W Victoria, Australia

Charles William Vickery EDWARDS b. 1832 Hampshire, England, son of Richard EDWARDS and Jane VICKERY was married in 1869 at ___, Vic to Flora JOHNSTON (nee McPHEE) b. 1841 Fort William, Scotland, daughter of Alexander McPHEE and Sarah CAMERON.

Charles and Flora had a large family at Merino Downs and they are both buried in the Merino Cemetery.

Charles William Vickery EDWARDS and Flora McPHEE had the following known family:

  1. Richard Edward EDWARDS b. 1870, Merino, Vic, d. 1959, m. Grace MALING 1875-1940 [chn at Merino];

  2. Archer EDWARDS b. 1870, d. 1870, Merino, Victoria;

  3. Catherine "Katie" EDWARDS 1872-1911, b. Merino, S-W Victoria, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria, m. Norman John McRAE 1867-1935, b. Merino, S-W Victoria, d. Coleraine, S-W Victoria. [5 children at Merino];

  4. Charles Vickery EDWARDS b. 1875, Merino, Vic, d. 1935, m. Mary Margaret FITZGIBBON and had the following chn...
    1. Catherine Christina EDWARDS, b. 1898, Merino, Vic, d. 1980, Casterton, m. 1922, William Russell TAYLOR 1890-1984
    2. Archibald EDWARDS, b. 1900, Merino, Vic, m. Margaret Daisy TAYLOR
      • enlisted WW1 13-04-1916
      • served as Pte 6257, 6th Battalion, AIF
      • RTA 2-01-1919
      • Named on Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
      • Named on Merino War Memorial
    3. Robert Alexander EDWARDS, b. 1906, Merino, m. Mary Ellen FITZGERALD
    4. Cyril Victor EDWARDS, b. 1911, Merino, Vic, m. Alma Adela CAMPBELL

  5. Archibald EDWARDS b. 1877, Merino, Vic, d. 1928 m. Jessie STORER 1882-1916;

  6. Wilhelmina EDWARDS b. 1878, Merino, Vic, d. 1941, m. Ralph Alfred Thomas MILLER 1874-1940 [chn at Merino];

  7. Robert Duncan 'Bob' EDWARDS b. 1880, Merino, Vic, d. 1967 m. Christina Jean BRUNTON 1882-1968;
    • Robert EDWARDS served in the Boer War as Pte 826, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
    • enlisted in WW1 21-08-1914
    • served as Pte 99, 4th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Cyclist Battalion, AIF
    • RTA 5-11-1917
    • Named on Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
    • Named on Henty School Honour Roll
    • Named on Merino War Memorial

  8. Donald EDWARDS b. 1882, d. 1882, Merino, Victoria.;

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