Cyril Gladstone Edwards

Male 1898 - 1985  (87 years)


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  • Name Cyril Gladstone Edwards  [1
    Born 22 Sep 1898  Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Missionary  [1
    Occupation Teacher  [2
    Buried Nov 1985  Kew, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 14 Nov 1985  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • BSc at Melbourne University 1914-1916?
      Went to Teachers College 1919
      Worked as teacher 1917-1925
      Went to Melbourne Bible Institute
      Went to China 1926
      Language School in China
      In Chefoo School for two years
      Taught in Chinese schools in Hungtung
      On furlough in Australia 1934
      Back to China 1935
      In northern China (Shansi) from 1935 teaching, moved south as Japanese encroached
      Hangchow (middle China) 1939/1940?
      Travelled to south of China, and then to south west - Kopu - during war [3]
    Person ID I707  Van Cooten
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 

    Father James Benjamin Edwards,   b. 28 Dec 1852,   d. 7 Jul 1941  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Harriet Blanche Smith,   b. 13 Jan 1858,   d. 18 Oct 1937  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1883 
    Family ID F542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ella Winifred Gorman,   b. 25 Mar 1903, Lewisham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1943, Kopu, China Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married Jan 1933  Hankow, China Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Blanche Edwards
     2. Hazel Winifred Edwards,   b. 23 Dec 1935, Shanghai, China Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 2016, Koo Wee Rup, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jean Stevenson,   b. Abt 20 Jun 1907, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1996, Box Hill Hospital, Box Hill, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married Abt Jan 1948  China Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S429] Birth of Hazel Winifred Edwards.

    2. [S532] World War 1 Enlistment for Cyril Gladstone Edwards.

    3. [S546] Victorian Education Department Teacher record for Cyril Gladstone Edwards #12207.