Edward Waterfield was a human scientist and the father of Victoria Waterfield. He and Theodore Maxtible experimented with time travel, bringing them into contact with the Daleks in 1866. The Daleks ensured his cooperation by holding Victoria captive in the south wing of Maxtible's house. Waterfield was subsequently transported a hundred years into his personal future. He set himself up as an antiques dealer specialising in Victoriana, selling items from his own time. Once there, he followed the Daleks' instructions and had the TARDIS stolen from Gatwick Airport, luring the Second Doctor and Jamie McCrimmon into the Dalek time machine. They were then transported to Maxtible's house in 1866.
When the Daleks began to leave for Skaro, he and Maxtible quarrelled, and Waterfield was temporarily knocked unconscious. He, the Doctor and Jamie later travelled to Skaro, escaping the house just before a Dalek bomb destroyed it.
The Doctor managed to cause a civil war to break out between the Daleks. While he was talking to the Doctor, a Black Dalek fired at the Doctor, but Waterfield jumped in front of the Doctor, taking the full blast. Before dying, he asked the Doctor to take care of Victoria. (TV: The Evil of the Daleks)
The Daleks later created a robot duplicate of Edward and transported it through time to London in the 1960s in an attempt on the Doctor and Victoria's life, but the Doctor defeated it. (PROSE: Father Figure)