Montreal, Que; South Easton MA, 1895; Brockton MA, 1897; Somerville MA,
1902; Stoughton MA, 1904
Charles Dickens Edwards at an early age learned the safe and lock manufacturing business, and later became senior member of firm, Edwards & Kershaw, Safe and Lock Manufacturers, Boston, Mass., a branch of which was established in Montreal, Que., under the name of Union Safe and Lock Co. Mr. Edwards was manager of the Montreal branch from 1857 to 1861, when Mr. Kershaw, a son of the original member of the firm, joined him, the name of the company being changed to Kershaw & Edwards, under which name the company operated until 1871, when Mr. Kershaw returned to Boston, and the name was again changed to C. D. Edwards which in 1885 became The Edwards Safe Co.
Soon after he settled in Montreal, he became a naturalized Canadian citizen.
Member of Royal Albert Lodge, AF&AM of Montreal Que
Alice Hayward Edwards graduated from Brockton High School in 1902; and from Tufts College in 1906, receiving degree A. B. and election to Phi beta Kappa (Honorary) Fraternity. She received business training at Hickox Shorthand School, Boston MA.
Her occupation: Teacher of Commercial Branches in Stamford (Conn.) High School.
Other Info:Charles D Edwards died of valvular heart disease; buried Montreal Canada
1900 Brockton City (Plymouth) MA
Edwards Charles D Aug 1846 M 32 MA ME MA Clerk D__
_____ Adelia M Sept 1946 M 32 4 3 ME ME NH
_____ Alice H Daughter Mar 1883 S Canada MA ME in school