Robert James Wedgwood (b.1866) emigrated in c.1890 and marries Kate Huey Edkins in 1899.

In 1897 Mr. Robert J. Wedgwood with his brothers Willie and Charlie selected Burslem and Redcliffe in the Muttaburra district. Later he purchased their interests and since then he has resided on the property with his family, battling through the vicissitudes which beset the grazier, droughts, depression, bush fires and enjoying the better periods, interspersed with the social gatherings a component part in the life of the dweller of the west.

The following are Robert and Kate’s children:
Robert Rowland (b.1900) who marries Doris Moyse in 1924
Katie Edwina (b.1902) marries R.R.Edkins 1924. The Edkins reside at Bimbah.
Kenneth Edkins (b.1907) marries Winifred Margaret Hogan m.19 and live at Burslem until he dies.
Margaret Amy Seaton (b.1911) marries George Hetherington m.19
Lucy Beryl (b.1913) marries Alan Logan m.19 who live as graziers up at Richmond.
Kenneth Edkins Wedgwood = Winifred Margaret Hogan

Robert Michael
Margaret Patricia
John Martin
David Kenneth
Elizabeth Mary
Jane Therese

Family Origins

Sheep grazier of Burslem Station, Muttaburra, Queensland, Australia