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Name: Charles Dyer

Burial Number: 0235

Gender: Male

Occupation: Merchant of Lloyds; Director; J.P.;

Born: 00/6/1813

Died: 16/05/1894

Buried: 19/05/1894


Daniel and Martha Dyer were the parents of Charles Kemp Dyer who was born in 1813 at Alpheton in Suffolk and baptised on 6 June.

He became a merchant of Lloyds. He was a director of numerous companies such as the House Property and Investment Company Ltd, the Welsh Ironworks Co Ltd, the Hallidie Patent Cable Tramways Corporation Ltd and the British and Irish Magnetic Telegraph Co.

He married Anne Elizabeth Watson on 5 September 1845. She died in 1854 and on 28 April 1863 Charles married Mary Rake. They had 2 children – Charles Kemp Dyer jnr and Anne Mary Dyer.

By 1891 they were living at 70, Marine Parade, Broadwater. At that time Charles snr was a JP and had private means. When he died in 1894 he left £256 17s 1d to his son and daughter. At the time of his death he was living at 1. Queens Road, Worthing.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Charles Dyer

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 2 Plot: 17

Exact Location (what3words): seat.lights.lovely

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Charles Kemp Dyer J.P. late of St Albans, Herts. Died May 16th 1894 aged 81 years. And of Mary his wife died Febry 3rd 1895 aged 65 years

Further Information


Name: Charles Kemp Dyer

Gender: Male

Born: 00/6/1813

Town: Unknown

County: Suffolk

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 5/9/1845

Spouse First Name: Anne

Spouse Second Name: Elizabeth

Spouse Last Name: Watson

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Marriage Date: 28/4/1863

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Last Name: Rake

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Information at Death

Date of Death: 16/05/1894

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 1

Address line 3: Queens Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £256 17 s 1 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Turnford, Cheshunt, Middlesex

Charles Kemp Dyer, 36, head, Canada merchant; Annie Eliz Dyer, 29, wife;

plus 3 servants


Marlborough Road, St Albans, St Peter, Herts

Charles K Dyer, 46, head, merchant of Lloyds;

plus 2 servants


Marlboroigh Road, St Albans, St Peter, Herts

Chas  Dyer, 59,, head, independent; Mary Dyer, 50, wife; Anne Dyer, 16, daughter, scholar; Chas K Dyer, 14, son, scholar;


70, Marine Parade, Broadwater

Charles K Dyer, JP, 76, private means; Mary Dyer, 61, wife; Charles K Dyer, 25, son, brewer; Anne Mary Dyer, 26, daughter, private means;

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.