Edith Florence Joy was the second youngest daughter of Henry Thomas Hicks and Mary Ann Hicks (nee McKenzie).
She married John Charles Joy in 1901 and was widowed by 1910, with her two young children, Kenneth Charles Joy and Mary Constance Joy, left fatherless.
There are no baby, childhood or wedding photos of Edith Florence Joy – only a 1997 photograph with John Charles Joy at Stanwell Park in 1897.
Edith Florence Joy (nee Hicks) lived at Penshurst for many years, and in her later years at Soudan St Thirroul with her then divorced daughter Mary Constance Callcott (nee Joy) and five children, Ian McKenzie, Joan Lois, Enid Josephine, John Alfred and Joy.
Below shows the rear of the Soudan St Thirroul home.
And also Edith Florence Joy (nee Hicks) in the garden of her Soudan St Thirroul home.