- Born: 30 September 1833, Wentbridge, Yorkshire
- Marriage: Elizabeth Holmes à Court on 16 June 1859
- Died: 24 March 1904, Montreal, Canada aged 70 13
Of Easton, Briglington. Joined his father's firm, operating Manston
Colliery, near Leeds. Was a captain in the 4th West York Militia. In
Canada he joined the Great Northern Railway (now Canadian National
Entered: Michs. 1853
More Information: Adm. pens. (age 19) at TRINITY, Nov. 2, 1852.
[Eldest] s. of Edward, of Manston Hall, Leeds (and Mary Dorothy,
eldest dau. of Thomas Sayle, Esq.) School, Eton. Matric. Michs. 1853.
Adm. at the Inner Temple, Nov. 21, 1859. Called to the Bar, Nov. 17,
1862. Of Manston Hall, Leeds. Capt., West Yorks. Militia. J.P. for the
West Riding. Married, June 16, 1859, Elizabeth, eldest dau. of the
Hon. William Henry à Court-Holmes (later 2nd Lord Heytesbury), of
Westover, Isle of Wight, and had issue.
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1841 in Park Row, Leeds, Yorkshire.
2. Boarder: 30 March 1851, Eton, Buckinghamshire.
3. Census UK 1861: 1861, Whitkirk, Yorkshire.
4. He immigrated in 1871 to Quebec, Canada.
5. 1901 Canadian Cenus: 1901, St. Antoine, Montreal, Quebec.
6. He had an estate probated on 9 January 1905 in London. 13
Edward married Elizabeth Holmes à Court, daughter of William Henry Ashe à Court, 2nd Baron Heytesbury and Elizabeth Worsley Holmes, on 16 June 1859. (Elizabeth Holmes à Court was born on 3 August 1840 in Westover, Isle of Wight and died on 19 August 1902 in Montreal, Canada 13.)