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David Edwards
 Born
8 March 1881 - Armagh City, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - [ s1607 ]
 Died
12 June 1889 - Railway Accident, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - [ s1608 s2017 ]
 Buried
13 June 1889 - Armagh Parish Church (St. Mark's), Armagh City, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - [  s2017 ]
 Father
Born 6 September 1846 - Died 3 May 1899
 Mother
Born 24 October 1851 - Died 8 August 1910
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GENERAL NOTES
Birth Certificate of David Edwards - 8 March 1881Birth Certificate of David Edwards - 8 March 1881
[RFSS Mar 2017]

Ireland Births and Baptisms
Name: David Edwards
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 8 Mar 1881
Birthplace: Armagh, Armagh, Ireland
Father's Name: George Archer Edwards
Mother's Name: Jane Ronaldson Edwards
Registration District: Armagh
Volume Number: 1
Page Number: 39
[RFSS Jun 2011]

Ireland, Civil Registration Death Indexes
Name: David Edwards
Age (at Death): 9
Estimated Birth Year: 1880
Registration District: Armagh
Registration Quarter and Year: Jul - Sep 1889
Volume Number: 1
Page Number: 47
[RFSS Jul 2011]

He and his sister Mary Anna "Minnie" Edwards both died instantly in the Armagh Railway Disaster June 12, 1889 aged 8 & 6 years respectively.

A transcript of the Board of Trade Report into the tragedy can be read at Report
[RFSS Jul 2010]

Headstone of David Edwards 1881 - 1889Headstone of David Edwards 1881 - 1889
St. Mark's Parish Church, Armagh City, Co. Armagh
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IN MEMORIUM
GEORGE ARCHER EDWARDS
DEPARTED THIS LIFE MAY 3RD, 1899
AGED 53 YEARS
ALSO HIS WIFE JANE
WHO DIED 5TH NOVEMBER 1875
AGED 25 YEARS
ALSO THEIR DAUGHTER MARY
DIED FEBRUARY 1878
ALSO HIS SECOND WIFE JANE EDWARDS
WHO DIED AUGUST 8TH, 1910 AGED 59 YEARS
AND ALSO OF HIS DAUGHTER
MARGARET LETITIA EDWARDS
WHO DIED MARCH 30TH, 1916
AGED 36 YEARS
ALSO JOSEPH EDWARDS
ELDEST SON OF GEORGE A. EDWARDS
WHO DIED AT MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
MAY 28TH, 1933, AGED 61 YEARS
ALSO ETHEL MONA
WIFE OF THE ABOVE JOSEPH EDWARDS
WHO DIED AT HARROGATE
JUNE 21ST, 1952
AND ALSO OF HIS SON
GEORGE ARCHER
WHO DIED 20TH OCTOBER 1969
AGED 81 YEARS

DAVID AND MINNIE EDWARDS
AGED 8 YEARS AND 7 YEARS
KILLED IN ARMAGH RAILWAY DISASTER
1889


EDWARDS
[RFSS Sep 2011]
SOURCES
[ s1607 ] Birth Certificate - Birth of David Edwards to George and Jane Edwards on 8 March 1881 in Armagh City, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - Registration District: Armagh, Volume Number: 1, Page Number: 39, Index Number: 59 - BC1881-08-03-DE
[ s1608 ] Death Registration - Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes - Death of David Edwards registered in 3rd Quarter 1889 in Armagh Registration District, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - Volume Number: 1, Page Number: 47 - DR1889-12-06-DL
[ s2017 ] Cemetery Marker - Headstone - Armagh Parish Church (St. Mark's), Armagh City, Co. Armagh, Ireland. - H1889-12-06-DE 
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