Edwin Folds was born in Breachwood Green/King's Walden,
Hertfordshire, on 30th September 1898, son of Vince Folds (B 1859 in
King's Walden, Herts) a Brickmaker and Sarah Ann (nee Houghton) Folds (B 1862 in
Baptised in St Mary’s Church, King's Walden, Herts, on 7th
1901 Census records Edwin aged 2, living with his parents,
sisters Eliza 20, Ada 17, Clara 13, Ellen 8, Gertrude 6 months, brothers Henry
15, George 11 and Sidney 5, in Breachwood Green, Herts.
Edwin attended Breachwood Green National School.
1911 Census records Edwin
aged 13, at school, living with his parents, brothers George 21, Sidney 15 and
sister Gertrude 10, in Breachwood Green, Herts.