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Name: Charles Williams

Burial Number: 0406

Gender: Male

Occupation: Tanner and Leather Merchant

Born: 00/00/1814

Died: 00/2/1903

Buried: 26/02/1903


Charles was born in Stockton-on-Tees, the son of John and Elizabeth. He was baptised at Stockton on 30th December 1814. He trained as a tanner and leather merchant. On 10th December 1839, Charles married Elizabeth Cropton at Bishop Wearmouth, Durham. The couple lived in Sunderland where Charles ran his business. They had a daughter Mary born in 1840. By 1861, the family were living in Camberwell where Charles ran a small factory. Elizabeth died on 22nd December 1897. Her address was given as 83 Reginald Terrace, Leeds. Her probate mentions her as a wife of Charles but her daughter Mary was her executor. Charles visited Worthing in 1901, staying in Park Road. He died at the end of February 1903 and was buried at Heene on 26th of the month. The parish records show his address as Heene but at present it is not known where. No probate.

Researcher: Unknown

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 2 Plot: 12

Exact Location (what3words): ranged.guilty.risky

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



Charles Williams is buried under the headstone for Daisy and Thomas Cornford


"Peace" In loving memory of Daisy Lucy Kathleen the dear and only daughter of Thomas and Kate Cornford born 13th Decr. 1892, died 3rd Novr 1928 "Gone from us but not forgotten. May her memory never fade and our thoughts for ever linger round the grave where she is laid" Also of my dear husband Thomas MacDonald Cornford born 17th Aug 1871 died 14th Jan 1944 "Always in my thoughts" Also his beloved wife Kate "re-united"

Further Information


Name: Charles Williams

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1814

Town: Stockton-on-Tees

County: Durham (County Durham)

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 10/12/1839

Spouse First Name: Elizabeth

Spouse Last Name: Cropton

Town of Marriage: Bishop Wearmouth

County of Marriage: Durham (County Durham)

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/2/1903

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: Heene

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


Easington, Bishop Wearmouth, Durham

Charles aged 25. Elizabeth aged 30. Mary aged 6 months.


59 Frederick Street, Bishop Wearmouth, Sunderland

Charles aged 36, leather merchant employing 7 men. Elizabeth aged 41.Mary B aged 10. Plus 1 servant.


10 Glengall Grove, Camberwell

Charles aged 46, leather factor employing 5 men. Elizabeth aged 51. Mary B Kaye aged 28, daughter. Plus 2 servants.


Tudor Hill, Sutton Coldfield.

Charles aged 56, hide and leather factor. Elizabeth aged 60. Visitors to house of Thomas Clare, a general merchant.


Baldslow Road, Hastings

Charles aged 66, boarder, income derived from business. Visitor to the house of Martha E Millichamp.


1 Hornby Road, Hastings.

Charles aged 76, living on own means. Visiting the house of William Todman, gardener. Martha Millichamp is also listed as a visitor.


“Silverdale” Park Road, Worthing.

Charles aged 86, widower, retired tanner. Visitor to house of Sarah Wingfield, widow.

Miscellaneous Information

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