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Chenoweth, Edwin George

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Type of person Individual
Date of birth 1848
Place of birth Camelford in North Cornwall, England
Date of arrival 1856
Principal occupation Saddler
Date of departure 1895
Date of death 1923
Place of decease Norwood, South Australia

Edwin George Chenoweth (alternative spelling Chenowth) was the eldest son of Edwin John Chenoweth (1821-1912) and Jane Cornelius (1819-1891) and was born on 4 Feb 1848 at Camelford in North Cornwall. He arrived, aged 8 years, with his parents on board the Government emigrant ship Aurora from Southampton on 21 May 1856. Religion – Wesleyan Methodist.

Edwin George, aged 27 years, (1848-1923) married Esther Sibley (1855-1941), aged 19 years, on 31 March 1875. She was the daughter of Simon Libby Sibly and Elizabeth Cory. They were married by the Rev. J. Stoyel at the residence of Edwin John Chenoweth. They had 11 children (6 sons and 5 daughters);

Ethel May (1876-1963) b. at Aldinga. m. Harry Innes Shipway (1881-1950) in 1903 in Victoria.

Laura Beatrice Cory (1878-1970) b. at Aldinga, m. Thomas Henry Richards (1881-1960) at Goodwood in 1908

Bartle Wifred (1879-1882) b. & d. at Aldinga. died as a child

Maurice Clayton (1881-1969) b. at Aldinga. m. Florence Gertrude Quarrell in 1907

Lawrence Oswald (1883-1957) b. at Aldinga. m. Olive Mary Neil (1885-1978) at North Adelaide in 1905

Olive Augusta (1885-1973) b. at Aldinga. m. Nelson George Copley (1880-1946) at Goodwood in 1905

Raymond Sibley (1887-1972) b. at Aldinga. m. Lillian May Sampson (1883-1964) at Malvern in 1916

Myrtle Hagar (1888-1977) b. at Aldinga. m. Frank Harold Carr (1882-1957) at Goodwood Park in 1908

Winford Edwin (1890-1973) b. at Aldinga. m. Gladys Evelyn Pepper (1891-1975) in 1912 at Clifton Hill, Victoria

Daisy Esther (1893-1900) b. at Aldinga. died as a child

Alfred Ross (1895-1971) b. at Parkside, m. Ruby Maud Trott (1892-1987) at Goodwood in 1915

The small skillion extension on the left side of 22 Old Coach Road, Aldinga appears to have been constructed in brick and this was Edwin Chenoweth’s Harness Shop and Saddlery. It appears to have been operated for nearly twenty years from 1876 until about 1894 by Edwin George Chenoweth. He paid rates on a house and half an acre from 1877 to 1888 (reduced to quarter acre in 1886)

Edwin was listed in the Directories as a saddler at Aldinga by 1876 until 1894. All of their children between 1876 and 1893 were born in Aldinga but their youngest son (Alfred Ross in 1895) was born in Parkside. So by 1895 the family had moved to Parkside and in 1902 he was resident at 26 Brown Street in Adelaide and later (by 1919) had moved to Victoria. Edwin George Chenoweth died at Norwood, S.A. on 21 July 1923 and he was buried in West Terrace Cemetery.

Sources

  • Passengers in History Database – South Australian Maritime Museum
  • South Australian Births – Index of Registrations 1842-1906
  • South Australian Marriages – Index of Registrations 1842-1937
  • South Australian Deaths – Index of Registrations 1842-1972
  • Ratepayer List Willunga & Aldinga Councils 1850-1888
  • Family Histories. C. Manuscript folder held by the National Trust (Willunga Branch). Blue folder 40-3
  • Statton J. (ed) 1986. Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885. Volume 1. News 9 Nov 1928:15
  • Chronicle 27 Nov 1941:18



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