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Re: John and Victor Eden born West Ham emigrated to Australia
Posted by: John Eden (ID *****8096) Date: May 19, 2007 at 03:55:25
In Reply to: Re: John and Victor Eden born West Ham emigrated to Australia by dale fanning of 658

Hi Dale, John Alexander Eden was born at 31 Cleaver Rd, West Ham, U.K. on 21/12/1903. His parents were William Henry Eden and Emily Ann Elisa Bone. He married Alice Medora Crosby at St Lukes Church, Victoria Docks, West Ham on 30/10/1924. She was the daughter of Alfred Crosby and Hariet Pope. John A had two children with Alice, John Alfred Victor Eden, (My Father)b 03/02/1926 at 21 Cleaver Rd West Ham, d 12/04/1992, Glen Innes District Hospital N.S.W. Australia, and William Henry Eden, b 18/05/1027 at Forest Gate, London, U.K. d 24/11/1975 at "Bulwarra", Glencoe N.S.W. Aust.

John A Eden was a Merchant Seaman, He left Alice about 1931 when the marriage broke down and headed to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia where he had a Brother Victor Emanual.
He Married Florence Edith Richards 28/01/1935 at 28 Fairley St, Yarraville, Vic. Aust. John & Florence had 6 childern, Mary Emma b 15/02/1936, Thomas John, b20/06/1937, Reginald Henry b 7/11/1942, John Alexander b 19/02/1948, Robert George b 29/05/1950 and Margaret Joy b 11/01/1953. All of the Australian born children are alive and all live in Victoria, Aust.
John A owned a shop in a suburb of Melbourne, and was in a court house in Melbourne, suing an errent tenant when he died from a heart attack.
Please contact me on and I can send you a copy of the family tree, which dates back to a William Eden b c1833 and d 8/12/1892 at 329 Victoria Dock Rd, Custom House, London.
John Eden.

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