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Edgar Allan Wawn                         1879-1951
Edgar was born on 24 November 1879, the son of Middlemost Wawn and Jenny Eudora Deneulain, at Sunderland, County Durham. After his local schooling he, like Frederick Middlemost Wawn, went to Schwerin and later to Calais and on his return he started his apprenticeship to engineering at the Scotia Engine Works. On completion he went to sea, obtained his Chief Engineer's Certificate and then went to Smiths Dock, North Shields, for experience,   later being appointed as Manager of Messrs. Robert Thompson & Son's, Sunderland. He married in September 1907 at Hylton Church, Barbara Wigham, daughter of John Wigham of the Winch Works at Hylton. In 1912 he joined with Middlemost Wawn, Thomas Noel Wawn and Dominique Wawn in the business of consulting engineers under the name of M. Wawn & Sons.
Barbara Annie Wigham               1880-1966
Barbara was born about 1880, the daughter of John Wigham and Annie Thompson, at Sunderland, County Durham.
I have identified the following children.
  Barbara Allan Born 11 Aug 1914      
Middlemost Born 7 May 1920      

Birth of Parents
Edgar Allan Wawn b: 24 Nov 1879           Sunderland, County Durham         1880 1Q Sunderland 10a 505
son of Middlemost Wawn and Jenny Eudora Deneulain, 18 Salem Hill

Barbara Annie Wigham b: abt 1880         Sunderland, County Durham         1880 3Q Sunderland 10a 586
daughter of John Wigham and Annie Thompson

Sep 1907
Edgar Allan Wawn
Barbara Wigham
Hylton Church        1907 3Q Sunderland 10a 1170

1911 Census RG14-(70) 3 April 1911 Sunderland, County Durham
10 Thornhill Terrace   (9 Rooms)
Edgar Allan Wawn
Barbara Annie (Wife)
Plus 1 Servant
Age 31
Age 30
Dock Yard Manager Sunderland
24 Nov 1879
abt 1880

Barbara Allan Wawn b: 11 Aug 1914               Sunderland, County Durham         1914 3Q Sunderland 10a 1425a
daughter of Edgar Allan Wawn and Barbara Wigham
Middlemost Wawn b: 7 May 1920               Sunderland, County Durham         1920 2Q Sunderland 10a 1596
son of Edgar Allan Wawn and Barbara Wigham

Edgar Allan Wawn Died abt 1951, Age 71,       1951 4Q Sunderland 1a 928

DURHAM   17 Jan 1952                         Probate
WAWN, Edgar Allan, of 10 Thornhill-terrace, Sunderland, died 1 November 1951, Probate Durham 17 January, to Barbara Anne Wawn, widow, Middlemost Wawn, consulting Engineer, and John Henry Pigg, chartered accountant.   Effects £19,161 6s. 8d.

Barbara (Wigham) Wawn Died abt 1966, Age 86,       1966 4Q Sunderland 1a 1010

SPECIAL THANKS  Mr. Robert Wawn Brydon, of São Paulo, Brazil, for providing many of the details on this family.