Edith Francis Aldred

F, #16490, b. about 1885
FatherCharles Robert Aldred b. a 1855
MotherIsabella (?) b. a 1853
     Edith Francis Aldred was born, about 1885, in London, Deptford, Kent, England.1,2

Amy Aldred, Charles Aldred, Lewis Arthur Aldred, Edith Francis Aldred, Lillian Maude Aldred and Winifred Aldred were listed as children in the household of Charles Robert Aldred and his wife, Isabella Aldred on the 1901 England Census, at 28 Junction Road, in London, Deptford, Kent, England. She was 16 years of age and born in Deptford.1

Edith Francis Aldred married James John Cheyne about 1906.3 Edith Francis Cheyne witnessed the probate of the estate of James John Cheyne on 29 January 1909 at London, England.4

Edith Francis Cheyne was listed on the 1911 England Census, at 32 Merton Road, in London, Wimbledon, Surrey, England. She was head of household and a confection shopkeeper. She was listed as 26 years old, a widow, who had been married for three and one half years and born in Deptford. Her parents, Charles Robert Aldred and Isabella Aldred, and sister, Lillian Maude Aldred, were also present.2

Edith Francis Cheyne and Lillian Maude Aldred were found on a passenger list, dated 2 June 1912, at New York, New York, USA. They were listed on a Manifest of Alien Passengers aboard the Philadelphia, out of Southampton, 25 May 1912. Edith was 27 and a widow; Lillian 24 and single, otherwise all information was the same for both. Both were employed as a confectioners, born in Deptford, English race and last address, Balham, England. Their closest relative was a brother, S.A. Aldred, 5 Chestnut Grove, Balham, England and going to join a cousin, James Fraser in Chicago.3


James John Cheyne b. 28 Aug 1871, d. 14 Jan 1909


  1. [S423] 1901 Scotland Census Index, Civil parish: Deptford St Paul, Ecclesiastical parish: St Luke, London, England, Registration district: Greenwich, Sub-registration district: Deptford North, ED 10, Household schedule number: 135.
  2. [S595] 1911 England Census, Class: RG14; Piece: 3493; Schedule Number: 27.
  3. [S431] 1820-1957 New York Passenger Lists, Microfilm Series T715, Microfilm Roll T715_1874, Page 8, Lines 4-5.
  4. [S389] Website Ancestry.com Website (www.ancestry.com) "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966. 1909, page 358."