|Relationship to me:||First Cousin 3 times removed||Gen -3|
Edward Bernard Proctor (née Coleman)
|Father:||Edward Bernard Coleman||1812 - 1849|
|Mother:||Louisa Elizabeth Jane Proctor||1818-1854|
|Married:||(2) Helen Mary Elizabeth Dixon m. June 1891|
|Children:||Henry Arthur Bernard Proctor (emigrated to U.S.)||b.1892|
|Cecil Waring Proctor||1894 - 1988|
|James Adolphus Proctor - (killed in WW1)||1896 - 1918|
|Dorothy Louise Proctor||1900 - 1981|
|Charles Ruthven Kynaston Proctor||1906 - 1992?|
(Information supplied by Helen Proctor, 9th Jan 2003): "Edward Bernard Coleman 1845-1929, my grandfather, became his grandfather's heir and on the death of his younger uncle in 1878 he inherited the Aberhafesp Estate. In accordance with his grandfather's Will he took the name and arms of Proctor.
In June 1891 he married (2ndly) (there were no children from the first marriage) Helen Mary Elizabeth Dixon, only dau. of the Rector of Aberhafesp.
They had five children:-
In Jan 2011, John Coleman, a descendant of Edward Bernard Coleman's great-great-uncle Francis, offered additional information about Edward Bernard Coleman's inheritance and change of name, taken from the Shropshire Archives Online:
Collection SALT COLLECTION; Section RECORDS OF CLIENTS - Family, Estate and Personal
Sub Section COLEMAN/PROCTOR
Sub Sub Section The Aberhafesp Estate and the Proctor inheritance
Sub Sub Sub Section Records of inheritance
Level Item; DocumentRef D3651/B/74/2/1; Date 1855-1859
Title: Copy will of Lt Gen Henry Adolphus Proctor CB of Aberhafesp Hall with probate
Description Will of 6 May 1855: Aberhafesp Hall estate with lands in the parishes of Aberhafesp, Llallwchaiarn, Llandinam and Penstrowed to Edmund Henry Lyon of Vaenor Park and David Jones of Cyffronydd in trust for grandson Edward Bernard Coleman; legacies and annuities to wife, sons and daughter; successor in fee to take surname of Proctor or forfeit. Wife Louisa Proctor sole executrix.