Meet the ancestors 
Elizabeth Farrow.  She met James Edwardson, her future husband, when he was working on the construction of the Middlesburgh to Grosmont railway c.1865.  By 1868 she was living in Whitby, and by the end of 1868 in Leeds, where she married James Edwardson at St Luke's Church on 28 December of the same year.
Elizabeth Farrow. She met James Edwardson, her future husband, when he was working on the construction of the Middlesburgh to Grosmont railway c.1865. By 1868 she was living in Whitby, and by the end of 1868 in Leeds, where she married James Edwardson at St Luke's Church on 28 December of the same year.

Elizabeth Farrow.  She moved to Widnes soon afterwards, and opened and ran a grocery shop at 33 Warrington Road (now demolished).  She frequently returned to NE Yorkshire and stayed with her sister Sarah Ward at 35 Cliff Street, Whitby.
Elizabeth Farrow. She moved to Widnes soon afterwards, and opened and ran a grocery shop at 33 Warrington Road (now demolished). She frequently returned to NE Yorkshire and stayed with her sister Sarah Ward at 35 Cliff Street, Whitby.

Elizabeth Farrow
Elizabeth Farrow

James Edwardson.  Print from an extant daguerreotype;  and the 4" x 2" photograph was taken in Whitby c.1865.
James Edwardson. Print from an extant daguerreotype; and the 4" x 2" photograph was taken in Whitby c.1865.

James Edwardson.  He was born in 1840 at Lane Ends Farm (now Bridge Farm) in Twyfords Lane, Bold.  His mother was Sarah Ansdell who lived at the farm across the road (now Model Farm). After the death of his mother his father married again, and he left home and went to work for the North Eastern Railway Company, which was constructing the railway line through the Esk Valley in the 1860s.  Here he met his future wife, Elizabeth Farrow who lived at
Greenhouses in Lealholm.
James Edwardson. He was born in 1840 at Lane Ends Farm (now Bridge Farm) in Twyfords Lane, Bold. His mother was Sarah Ansdell who lived at the farm across the road (now Model Farm). After the death of his mother his father married again, and he left home and went to work for the North Eastern Railway Company, which was constructing the railway line through the Esk Valley in the 1860s. Here he met his future wife, Elizabeth Farrow who lived at
Greenhouses in Lealholm.

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