Other names: Edwin George
Locations in this story: Shaftesbury, DorsetSturminster, Dorset
Story: Edwin George Wright was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 16 Sep 1889 and baptised at Holy Trinity Church on 13 Oct 1889 the son of Frederick George Wright and Mary Wright (nee Weldon). He lived all his life apart from any Military Service in Shaftesbury including 90 St. James Street, Shaftesbury. He married Mabel Mary Pickford at Holy Trinity Church, Shaftesbury, on 28 Jun 1914. According to the Absent Voters List of 1918 he was serving with the Military but no records can be found to confirm this. By the time of the 1939 Register he was still living at 90 St. James Street, Shaftesbury, working as a Drover. His death was recorded at the Sturminster, Dorset, Registry in 1972.