Edward Wall was the sixth child of Edward Wall & Mary Garner christened November 12th, 1820 at Smethwick, Staffs.
At the time of the 1841 census Edward, aged 20, & his younger brother Joseph (15) were both iron rollers, living with a William Wall (55), a retail brewer & Mary Wall (65) at French Walls, Harborne, Smethwick.
On August 8th, 1841 Edward married Mabel Wale at the parish church of Handsworth, Staffs. Mabel was christened June 10th, 1825 at Stratford-on-Avon, Warks, the daughter of Letitia Wale who had been widowed in 1822. Witnesses at the wedding were Francis Powell & Eliza Powell (sister of Edward). By 1847 Edward & Mabel were living at Moore St, West Bromwich when their third child William Harvey was born.
In 1851 Edward & Mabel were living at Old End (probably Moore St.), West Bromwich & Edward was still an iron roller. They had 4 children – Edward (9), Hannah (7), Harry (William Harvey) (4) & Henry (1).
In 1852 the family were living at Moore St, West Bromwich where the next son Paul Thomas was born.
Mabel died on June 13th, 1863 at Old End, West Bromwich, aged 44. The cause of death was given as rheumatic fever & pneumonia.
In 1871 Edward was living at Newhall St., West Bromwich with children Harvey, a striker, Henry, a striker, Paul Thomas (19), a founder, Mabel (16) & George (8).
Edward died, aged 50, on May 4th, 1871 & was buried at Christ Church, West Bromwich on May 8th.
Edward's burial card
The children of Edward Wall & Mabel Wale were:
w.8.1 Edward Wall christened October 23rd, 1842
at North Harborne, Staffs
w.8.2 Hannah Wall born July-September 1844 at West Bromwich; died October 20th 1928
w.8.3 William Harvey Wall born May 16th, 1847 at West Bromwich
w.8.4 Henry Edward Wall born 1850 at West Bromwich; died May 21st, 1928 at 47 Paradise St, West Bromwich
w.8.5 Paul Thomas Wall born August 7th, 1852 at West Bromwich; died February 5th,1934 at 43 Hope St, West Bromwich
w.8.6 Mabel Elizabeth Wall born November 8th, 1854 at West Bromwich;died September 29th, 1932 at Derby
w.8.7 Emma Wall born July-September 1859 at West Bromwich; died February 8th, 1929 at the Mental Hospital, Winson Green, Birmingham
w.8.8 Harriet Ann Wall born April-June 1861 at West Bromwich, died Oct-December 1877 at Kings Norton
w.8.9 George Frederick Wall born 1863 at West Bromwich; died Oct-December 1904 at Wolverhampton