British Sedgwick Genealogy
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Edmund Sedgwick [John Sedgwick of Dent?]
Alice Sedgwick [Abraham Sedgwick / Anne Mason]
Witnesses to Edmunds marriage were John Sedgwick and Samuel Cowper. Isabella Sedgwick was married to Samuel Cowper on 25 May 1768 and one of the witnesses was Edmund Sedgwick. The baptism of an Isabella daughter of John took place on 8 October 1738. It is an oral family legend that this Samuel Cowper is related to the famous poet William Cowper.
The only likely baptism found for Edmund is in Dent whilst there are several for Alice. One entry records the baptism of an Alice to Abraham Sedgwick and Anne Mason in 1745 at Garsdale. This would explain the use of the christian name Abraham in this family.
It has recently been established that Edmund is the ancestor of William Walmsley Sedgwick.
b. 8 May 1769
b. 1 April 1771
bpt 28 April 1771 Sedbergh, Yorkshire
d before 1774
b. 16 February 1774
bpt 27 March 1774 Sedbergh, Yorkshire
m John Preston 8 April 1799
b 20 March 1776
bpt. 21 April 1776 Sedbergh, Yorkshire
bd 23 April 1786
b. 4 October 1779
bpt 31 October 1779 Sedbergh, Yorkshire
m John Wightman 14 April 1799 Kendal
d 2 July 1853 Fawcett Forest, Kendal
b. 27 December 1782
bd 2 October 1784
b 8 September 1785
bpt. 23 October 1785 Sedbergh, Yorkshire
m Mary Drummond (nee Bell?) 1811
d before 1841
b. 17 August 1788
bpt 26 October 1788 Sedbergh, Yorkshire
m Agnes Hodgkinson 1818 North Meols, Lancashire
d 23 April 1871 Fulwood, Lancashire (BMD)
Descendants / Researchers:
Rosemary Lewis <email@example.com>
Rosemary is descended from the marriage of Alice Sedgwick and John Wightman.
Suzanne Black <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Suzanne is descended from Abraham Sedgwick and Agnes Hodgkinson.