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About the study
The Edmed One-Name Study was started as a result of collecting all the Edmed information we came across from when we began researching our own Edmed line in 1992.
In 1998 it was decided that by registering the name Edmed as a study, the research would not be wasted and could benefit other Edmeds. There would be central point of contact for people researching Edmed for generations to come.
The database is now over 2000 entries, although the same Edmed may appear two or three times from different records.
Historical occurrences of the name
1330 Gervase Edmede mentioned in the Pipe Rolls of Kent
1334 Roger Edemede of Kent 1459
John Edmed of Yalding 1485
Will of John Edmed of Warwickshire (at the time of the Wars of the Roses)
1577 Will of William Edmete of Sussex
1577 Will of Robert Edmets of Sussex
John Edmed- 1st Headmaster Reedham School, Croydon in 1870
George Edmed de Mille - born 1898 Author in USA in 1950's
Gwendoline Nora Edmed- Headmistress early 1900's
Frank Edmed OBE - born 1876 Chemist for MOD early 1900's and awarded the OBE
1920 George Edmed- Mayor of Hastings and subsequent court case
Number of Edmeds on UK census, approximate figures
On 1901 census - 122
On 1891 census - 136
On 1881 census - 128
On 1871 census - 99
Distribution of the name
The aim is to collect all Edmed GRO register entries, but to date we have 1837 to 1890
All Edmeds in 1871 Census
All Edmeds in 1881 Census
All Edmeds in 1891 Census
All Edmeds in 1901 Census
All Edmeds in 1911 Census
Any incidental Edmeds found as a result of internet trawling Edmed entries from many parish registers around Maidstone, Kent.