MRCS Eng 1884; LRCP Lond 1891.
Edlin lived in Levenshulme from his early childhood and was educated at Manchester Grammar School. He qualified at Owens College in 1884 before working as medical officer of health for Levenshulme until 1909. He also succeeded his father's [presumably Ebenezer William Edlin] practice, only retiring in 1947. Edlin died in Levenshulme on 23 February 1949.