Edward Franklin Giddings

Edward Franklin Giddings was the sixth child of Daniel Watson Giddings and his wife Sarah Jane Franks of March, Cambridgeshire, England.

Edward married Susan Payne of Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, and by the time of the 1871 Census, they were living at A Furlong, Little Downham, Cambridgeshire with five children and one more on the way.

When Edward and Susan's oldest child Eliza died in early 1889, leaving behind at least three children, they took in and raised her youngest - Herbert G Eggitt. Herbert continued to live with them through the 1891-1911 censuses.

Life Events


  • September 1839 in March, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • Susan Payne (1829-1910) on 2nd November 1858, at March, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • Eliza Jane Giddings (1859-1889) married William Eggitt (1856-?)
  • Sarah Ann Giddings (1863-?)
  • Susan Giddings (1867-?)
  • George Edward Giddings (1869-1875)
  • Hannah Elizabeth Giddings (1871-1956)

Census and Residence

  • 1841: 1yrs, Hurst Lane, Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1851: 11yrs, Town End, March, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1861: 22yrs, Norwood Park, March, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1871: 28yrs, A Furlong, Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1881: 42yrs, Gaul Drove, March, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1891: 51yrs, Sibley Field, Walsoken, Norfolk, England.
  • 1901: 64yrs, Round House, Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1911: 72yrs, Brickyard Lane, Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • 1911: Retired Farmer


  • July 1912 in March, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • July 1912. Location not yet known.

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