Person:Charles Wright (64)

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m. 24 Oct 1863
  1. Frederick Wright1864 - 1941
  2. Sarah Wright1867 - 1919
Facts and Events
Name Charles Wright
Gender Male
Birth[1] 24 Apr 1828 Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England
Christening[1] 8 Jun 1828 Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England
Census[2] 6 Jun 1841 Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, EnglandMarshalls Heath
Census[3] 30 Mar 1851 Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, EnglandMarshalls Heath
Census[4] 7 Apr 1861 Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, EnglandCherry Trees
Marriage 24 Oct 1863 Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, Englandto Maria Hornet
Burial[6] 22 Nov 1868 Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England

Charles Wright was born on 24th April 1828 and baptised a few weeks later at Wheathampstead in Hertfordshire. He was the son of an agricultural labourer called William Wright and his wife Sophia. Charles spent most of his life living with his parents and siblings in the Marshalls Heath / Cherry Trees area of Wheathampstead, appearing there in the 1841, 1851 and 1861 censuses. Charles also became an agricultural labourer.

When Charles was 35 he married Maria Hornet, who was four years younger than him. They had two children together, in 1864 and 1867. Charles died after only five years of marriage, at the age of 40. He was buried at Wheathampstead on 22nd November 1868. Maria outlived him by 38 years and remarried in 1871.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Baptisms register, in Church of England. Wheathampstead Parish Registers. (Hertford: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies).
    BAPTISMS solemnized in the Parish of Wheathampstead in the County of Hertford in the Year 1828
    No.When BaptizedChild's Christian NameParent's NameAbodeQuality, Trade, or ProfessionBy whom the Ceremony was performed
    ChristianSurname
    714Born April 26th
    Baptized June 8th
    Charles Son ofWilliam & SophiaWrightMarshalls heathLaborerJ. Douton, Curate
  2. England. General Register Office. The National Archives (abbreviated TNA): 1841 Census Schedules for England and Wales, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. (Kew, Richmond, Greater London TW9 4DU, United Kingdom)
    Class HO107; Piece 442; Book 8; Folio 22; Page 7, 6 Jun 1841.

    Address: Marshall Heath, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire
    William Wright, male, 45 [1791-6], Ag[ricultural] lab[ourer], b. Hertfordshire
    Sophia Wright, female, 38 [1802/3], S[traw] Pl[aiter], b. Hertfordshire
    Charles Wright, male, 13 [1827/8], b. Hertfordshire
    David Wright, male, 9 [1831/2], b. Hertfordshire
    Amelia Wright, female, 3 [1837/8], b. Hertfordshire

  3. General Register Office. The National Archives (abbreviated TNA). England and Wales. 1851 Census Schedules. (Kew, Richmond, Greater London TW9 4DU, United Kingdom)
    Class HO107; Piece 1713; Folio 38; Page 31, 30 Mar 1851.

    Address: Marshalls Heath, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire
    William Wright, head, married, male, 59 [1791/2], Ag[ricultural] lab[ourer], b. Kimpton, Hertfordshire
    Sophia Wright, wife, married, female, 52 [1798/9], Ag[ricultural] lab[ourer]s wife, b. Flamstead, Hertfordshire
    Charles Wright, son, unmarried, male, 22 [1828/9], Ag[ricultural] lab[oure]r, b. Wheathamstead, Hertfordshire
    David Wright, son, unmarried, male, 19 [1831/2], Ag labr, b. Wheathamstead, Hertfordshire
    George Wright, son, unmarried, male, 9 [1841/2], b. Wheathamstead, Hertfordshire

  4. General Register Office. The National Archives (abbreviated TNA). 1861 Census Schedules for England and Wales, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. (Kew, Richmond, Greater London TW9 4DU, United Kingdom)
    Class RG9; Piece 827; Folio 31; Page 25, 7 Apr 1861.

    Address: Cherry Trees, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire
    William Wright, head, married, male, 73 [1787/8], Labourer Ag[ricultural], b. Kimpton, Hertfordshire
    Sophia Wright, wife, married, female, 63 [1797/8], b. Kimpton, Hertfordshire
    Charles Wright, son, unmarried, male, 34 [1826/7], Ag[ricultural] labourer, b. Wheathamstead, Hertfordshire
    George Wright, son, unmarried, male, 20 [1840/1], Ag[ricultural] labourer, b. Wheathamstead, Hertfordshire

  5.   Deaths index, in General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration. (London: General Register Office).

    d. Charles WRIGHT, December Quarter 1868, St Albans Registration District, Volume 3a, page 201, aged 40 [1827/8]

  6. Burials register, in Church of England. Wheathampstead Parish Registers. (Hertford: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies).
    BURIALS in the Parish of Wheathampstead in the County of Hertford in the Year 1868
    No.NameAbodeWhen buriedAgeBy whom the Ceremony was performed
    65Charles WrightThe Folly, WheathampsteadNovember 2240F.R. Fairbrother, Curate