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Robert Edgar (abt. 1835 - 1918)

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Robert Edgar
Born about in Northumberland, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Northumberland, England, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Died in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Dec 2017
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Categories: Coal Miners.


Robert Edgar was born around 1835 at Old Moar, Northumberland, England.[1][2]

He married Ellinor Burrell in 1856 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England.[3] Their children were:

At the time of the 1871 England Census, Robert was employed as a coal miner and was living in Sleekburn, West Colliery, Bedlington, Northumberland.[2]

Robert died on 11 September 1918 at Balgownie, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, aged 84 years.[5]


  1. "Deaths Search Results: Robert Edgar (84 yrs) Registration number: 13651/1918 (District: Wollongong)." Retrieved 30 December 2017 by Clare Spring from
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), Robert Edgar, 1871.
  3. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2014), Robert Edgar, 1856; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1856, quarter 3, vol. 10B, p. 97, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "In memoriam." 17 Apr 1925. South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus, p. 14. Retrieved 23 December 2017 by Clare Spring from
  5. 5.0 5.1 "In memoriam notices." 15 September 1922. South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus, p. 11. Retrieved 30 December 2017 by Clare Spring from
  6. "In memoriam." 26 June 1902. The Daily Telegraph (Sydney), p. 1. Retrieved 30 December 2017 by Clare Spring from
  7. "Deaths Search Results: John George Edgar (M-Ellinor; F-Robert) Registration number: 19219/1950 (District: Hurstville)." Retrieved 30 December 2017 by Clare Spring from

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