Alfred Edward (Edwyn) Forster Burder (1878-1950)

Alfred, known as Edwyn, was born in 1878, in Croydon, London, probably whilst the family were living at Clarence House, Gloucester Road, Croydon.

He married Elizabeth Sarah Smedley (1879-1948) in 1905 in London. Following their marriage, they lived at Thurland Cottage, No. 143 Herrick Road, Loughborough for around 30 years.

 

No 143,  Herrick Road, Loughborough

By March 1940 they had purchased ‘The Woodlands’, Forest Road, Nanpantan and appear to have moved in quickly, although they had not sold No. 143 Herrick Road, which they still owned as late as 1942[1].

No 143,  Herrick Road, Loughborough

Elikzabeth, died on 29th December 1948, aged 69 whilst living at The Woodlands and is buried at Loughborough Cemetery. Elizabeth left an estate valued at £3,517 8s. 2d.

 

No. 39, Granby Street, Loughborough

Following the death of his wife, Alfred moved back into the centre of town, to No. 39, Granby Street, where he died[2] on 3rd March, 1950, aged 71. He is buried next to his wife at Loughborough cemetery and left an estate valued at £23,601 15s. 6d. He was both a director and secretary of the company[3].

 

Alfred and Elizabeth Burder’s Grave, Loughborough Cemetery

Alfred and Elizabeth Burder’s Grave, Loughborough Cemetery

 

 

References:

  1. Private Papers.
  2. The Times, 7th March, 1950.
  3. The Nottingham Evening Post, 7th June, 1950.