Sir Henry succeeded his father as Baronet in 1841. He served as Lieutenant for the 85th foot and as Justice of the Peace. The Edwardes family is of Welsh lineage, deducing descent from Tudor Trevor, Lord of Hereford, and founder of the tribe of "the Marches."
Burke, Sir Bernard. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage. 52nd ed. London, 1890: 472-473.