Posted By:Judith Lawrence
Subject:Re: Edney family in Somerset, England 1790+
Post Date:October 23, 2003 at 06:04:36
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Dear Rhonwen,

My Edney family were in North Curry, Somerset from about 1790. I do not know if there were any connections with your family before that, but I think it unlikely that there were connections afterwards.

There were quite a few Edneys around in Somerset and Cannington is only a few miles from North Curry so there could be a connection somewhere in the past.

I suggest you have a look at the 1851 Census for Cannington.
I looked at an index and there are 4 references to Edney in the village, so one could well be your Thomas and his family.
The reference is HO 107/1922 folios 95, 96, 118, 136 also folio 142 in Charlinch which is not far away.

Hope this helps.