Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,104 pages of information and 235,416 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Wigham Edmundson

From Graces Guide

c.1848 Born in Dublin, son of Joshua Edmundson (1806-1848) and his wife Mary nee Wigham[1]

1875 Married Gertrude Watson in Newcastle upon Tyne[2]. Gertrude was a daughter of Joseph Watson and his wife Sarah.

1879 Engineer to Messrs. Edmundsons of Dublin, a firm mainly engaged in the construction of lighthouses[3]

1879 Birth of son John Edgar Edmundson in Dublin[4]

Shortly afterwards moved to Gateshead and was engaged in the manufacture of incandescent electric lamps, first with the Ediswan Company.

Later joined the Sunbeam Lamp Company.

1901 Managing director of electric lamp manufacturer, lived in Gateshead, with Gertrude Edmundson 46, Herbert W Edmundson 25, Gertrude W Edmundson 23[5]

1911 Incandescent electric lamp maker, managing director of Sunbeam Lamp Co, lived in Gateshead with Gertrude Edmundson 56, Sarah Watson Edmundson 30, Eva Lucy Edmundson 22[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. Ancestry tree
  2. Marriage records
  3. Obituary of John Edgar Edmundson
  4. BMD
  5. 1901 census
  6. 1911 census