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  • ID: I38928
  • Name: Edward Wilson
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1653
  • Note: Died age 55 (MI)
  • Death: 3 APR 1708
  • Note: MI
  • Burial: Didlington, Norfolk
  • Residence: Didlington, Norfolk
  • MEM: Didlington, Norfolk: MI
  • Note: 1

    2nd son.
    On a like compartment against the north wall is this inscription ?Here lyeth the Body of Edward Wilson of Didlington,. Esq; second son of Robert Wilson of Merton in the County of Surrey...?
    Of Colveston, Norfolk.
    ?Edward Wilson, Esq. built a neat manor-house at Colveston, now [1738] enjoyed by his eldest son,Robert Wilson, Esq. of Didlington.?
    Edward?s mother is shown as Catherine Ashe in IGI.
    ?He [John Wilson qv] died 21st May 1718, aged 59, without issue, and his heir was his half-brother Edward Wilson of Didlington in Norfolk, the lineal ancestor of Lord Berners. His widow Dorothes had Knight Thorpe for life...|?
    (Genealogical memoirs of the extinct family of Chester of Chicheley - Page 356. by Robert Edmond Chester- Waters - 1878.)
    Robert W of Merton, 1st of Didlington d 11 Nov 1660, and had a son Edward W of Didlington, who married Judith, dau of Henry Webster of Bungay, who had a son Henry Wilson of Didlington, who married 2 Mar 1720 Elizabeth Knyvet(t), from whom the Berners connection.
    IGI submitted shows him and Judith as having:
    1. Robert Wilson - International Genealogical Index
    Gender: Male Birth: 1690 , , England
    2. Henry Wilson - International Genealogical Index
    Gender: Male Birth: < 1692> , , England
    3. Catherine Wilson - International Genealogical Index
    Gender: Female Birth: < 1694> , , England
    4. Charles Wilson - International Genealogical Index
    Gender: Male Birth: About 1720 London, London, England
    5. John Wilson - International Genealogical Index
    Gender: Male Birth: < 1708> Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England
    Tablet memorials on the South wall of the Chancel at Didlington church:
    Robert WILSON, Son and Heir of Robert WILSON of Merrow [should it be Merton?], Surrey, d. 10 Dec 1701 in his 51st year.
    Edward WILSON, Second son of Robert WILSON of Merton, Surrey, d. 3 Apr 1708, aged 53(? - partly illegible),
    also Katherine WILSON, daughter of EW, d. 29 Sep 1698 (or 5?)
    and Katherine WILSON another daughter of EW, d 11 Feb 1708
    On the north side:
    Robert WILSON, of Didlington Park, eldest son of Edward WILSON Esq. d. July 22nd 1765 in his 78th year.
    (Transcribed by E.C."Paddy" Apling, September, 1999 )
  • _UID: B0170D4D4CDC4139AAF034E5AE8853DDDCEB
  • Change Date: 16 DEC 2011

    Father: Robert Wilson b: 1625
    Mother: Catherine Ashe b: <1631> in London, Middlesex

    Marriage 1 Judith Webster b: ABT 1664 in Suffolk
    • Married: ABT 20 DEC 1690
    1. Has No Children Robert Wilson b: 1690
    2. Has Children Henry Wilson b: <abt 1692>
    3. Has Children John Wilson b: 1697
    4. Has No Children Charles Wilson b: ABT 1720 in London

    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk
      Author: Francis Blomefield
      Date: abt 1775
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