In 1891 Edward and his family lived in 45 Wellington Rd. East Ham, London. 
Charles Ellis Head M 30 England
Frances Ellis Wife F 29 Essex, England
Charles W Ellis Son M 8 Essex, England
William Ellis Son M 7 Essex, England
Frank Ellis Son M 5 Essex, England
Edward J Ellis Son M 0 Essex, England
↑ GRO Reference:ELLIS, EDWARD JAMES (mother, PERRY) 1890 S Quarter in WEST HAM Volume 04A Page 169
↑ "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLF2-B6Z : 10 December 2017), Charles W Ellis in household of Charles Ellis, West Ham, Essex, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Essex county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Edward by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Edward: