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Name: Charles Freeman

Burial Number: 1338

Gender: Male

Occupation: Clerk: Agent.

Distinction: South African resident

Born: 00/00/1849

Died: 12/3/1928

Buried: 15/03/1928

Story

Charles was born in Milford, Pembrokeshire, the son of John and Elizabeth. John was a master mariner and worked for Trinity House on board a lightship. Charles’ brother George followed his father into Trinity House and also worked in various lighthouses all over the UK. Charles was living in South Africa by 1878 and worked as a clerk in Port Elizabeth. He joined the Freemasons in the city on August 7th 1878. Charles later moved to Durban, living at Helston House, Oxford Road. He visited England after the First World War but returned to South Africa in 1919. He is listed as a permanent resident of South Africa working as an agent. By 1928, Charles’ brother George had retired to Worthing, living at 11 Heene Road. Charles died in a nursing home at 3 Bath Road, Worthing run by a Miss Howell on 12th March 1928. Probate was granted on 21st November to George Freeman, gentleman. Effects £172 2s 4d. George died in 1940 and is buried at Broadwater Cemetery.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 1 Plot: 1

Exact Location (what3words): discrepancy.storm.cracks

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves. EndowedGrave: Cut grass and keep tidy.

Inscription:

None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Further Information

Birth

Name: Charles Vincent Freeman

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1849

Town: Unknown

County: Pembrokeshire

Country: Wales

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 12/3/1928

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 3

Address line 3: Bath Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £172 2 s 4 d

Current value of effects: £8650.00

Census Information

1851

Back Street, Steynton, Milford, Pembrokeshire

John aged 44, mariner. Elizabeth aged 43. John aged 18, sail maker. Elisa aged 13. Mary A aged 11. Robert aged 9. George 3. Charles aged 1. Henry aged 5.

 

1861

68 Charles Street, Steynton, Milford, Pembrokeshire.

John aged 54, master mariner. Trinity Light Ship. Elizabeth aged 53. Elisa aged 23. Mary Ann aged 21. Robert aged 19, sail maker. George aged 13. Charles aged 11. William A Hearns aged 35, lodger. practical brewer.

Miscellaneous Information

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