William Edward was an
older brother of the Edinburgh photographer,
John Donaldson Edward.
William Edward was born
25 Jul 1834. He went to Australia on 26 Apr 1873. At the
age of 38, he married Jane Field who was then aged 19. They had 8
children: William James, Margery Louisa, John Henry, Arthur Finley,
Alexander Thomas, Herbert George, Jean Isabella and Francis Gordon.
Williamís occupation in
Australia was a Miner. He died in a mining accident in Goldfields. His
body was never recovered.