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Name: Charles May

Burial Number: 1070

Gender: Male

Occupation: Tailor, Journeyman

Born: 06/03/1898

Died: 28/01/1922

Buried: 01/02/1922


Charles Frederick Albert May was born in 1888 in Paddington to Charles Frederick May, Born Bermondsey, London and Edith Mary Chapman Born Paddington London. Fredericks parents are married on 13th December 1897 in All Saints, Notting Hill London. Charles was the eldest child and had a younger Brother and sister Sydney May born 1904, Lillian Edith born 1909 all three children are born in London. His father works as a journeyman tailor In 1911 the family were now settled living in Worthing at 18 Thorn Road, Worthing, and his father is now working as a Tailor. In 1921 the family is living at 11, Thorn Road, Charles, senior, runs his tailoring business from home, and Charles, junior, is an assistant tailor to his father.

Charles Frederick May, junior, dies, aged 23 in Worthing, on 28th January 1922. His family remain in Worthing and Father dies in Chichester in 1934 and mother dies in 1966 at the grand age of 93. Brother Sydney lives in Worthing with his wife and family and works as a chauffeur, he dies in 1980. Sister Lilian Edith marries in 1947 and works as a Drapers clerk, she dies in Worthing in 1991

Researcher: Gail Warner-Clarkson

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 11 Plot: 25

Exact Location (what3words): verge.eager.minds

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



None found - listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves



Further Information


Name: Charles Frederick Albert May

Gender: Male

Born: 06/03/1898

Town: Paddington

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 28/01/1922

Cause of death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis; Syncope

Address line 2: 11

Address line 3: Thorn Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 103 Tavistock Crescent. Charles is living in Kensington Father Charles 27 is a Journeyman Tailor. Mother Edith is 28 and Frederick is 3. This is a shared house and the head is also a Journeyman Tailor


CENSUS – Living in Worthing at 18 Thorn Road Father Charles is now 37, and Occupation is Tailor. Maker, Mother Edith is 38, Charles is 13, Sydney is 7 and Edith is 1


Living at 11, Thorn Road, Worthing, Sussex. Charles Frederick May, 48yrs, Tailor, wife, Edith Mary, 48yrs, son, Charles Frederick, 23yrs, Assistant Tailor,                                                                      daughter, Lillian Edith, 12yrs, plus 4 visitors.

Miscellaneous Information

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