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ID:5 Charles Allen 1873-1912

Gazís 2nd Great Uncle

Birth

11th April 1873

Dudley, Worcestershire

Death

April 1912 or 1922 

Stafford, Staffordshire or Dudley

Mother

Mary Ann Benbow (b.1854) /ID:100

Father

Charles Henry Allen (b.1852) /ID:9 

Siblings

Charles Allen (b.1873) /ID:5

 

Edward A Allen (b.1875) /ID:14

 

William Allen (b.1877) /ID:39

 

James Allen (b.1880) /ID:20

 

Mark Henry Allen (b.1882) /ID:29

John Allen (b.1888) /ID:24

Spouse

Polly Stibbs (b.1884)/ID:705

Children

Charles Thomas Allen (b.1906)/ID:11

 

Polly Allen (b.1908)/ID:33

 

+1 unknown who died before 1911

 


1873

11th April 1873 - Birth of Charles Allen in Dudley, Worcestershire who was christened at St Thomasís Church Dudley onMay 1973.

 

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1881

3 April 1881 - The 1881 census for '28, Vauxhall Street, Dudley'

 

Name                 

Relationship   

Age    

Est YOB

Gender  

Birth County                 

Occupation                 

Charles Allen     

Head               

29       

1852     

Male       

Kidderminster, Worcs

Bricklayers Labourer

Mary Allen

Wife

28

1853

Female

Dudley, Worcs

 

Charles Allen

Son

9

1872

Male

Dudley, Worcs

Scholar

Edward Allen

Son

6

1875

Male

Dudley, Worcs

Scholar

William Allen

Son

3

1878

Male

Dudley, Worcs

 

James Allen

Son

4 mths

1880

Male

Dudley, Worcs

 

 

 

 

 

1891

5 April 1891 - The 1891 census for 'Bradbury Lane, Hednesford, Cannock'

 

Name                 

Relationship   

Age    

Est YOB

Gender  

Birth County                 

Occupation                 

Charles Allen     

Head              

77        

1814      

Male      

Witley, Worc                

Shoe Maker                

Sarah Allen

Wife

73

1818

Female

Astley, Worcs

 

Walter Allen

Son

28

1863

Male

Dudley, Worcs

Glass Cutter

Mary A Allen (Bedford)

Daughter

30

1861

Female

Dudley, Worcs



Thomas Bedford

Son-in-law

30

1861

Male

Dudley, Worcs

Iron Moulder

Charles Allen

Son (Grandson)

19

1872

Male

Dudley, Worcs

Coal Miner

Elizabeth Bedford

Granddaughter

10

1881

Female

Dudley, Worcs

 

Thomas Bedford

Grandson

8

1883

Male

Dudley, Worcs

 

Charles Bedford

Grandson

5

1886

Male

Dudley, Worcs

 

On the 1891 census Charles is living with his grandparents in Bradbury Lane, Hednesford. He is listed as son but he is Charles' grandson. 

1901

31 March 1901 - The 1901 census for '65, Brindley Heath, Hednesford,'

 

Name                 

Relationship   

Age    

Est YOB

Gender  

Birth County                 

Occupation                 

David Jones      

Head               

33       

1868      

Male       

Bradley, Staff              

Miner Coal Hewer

Jane Jones

Wife

31

1870

Female

Dudley, Staffs

 

John H Jones

Son

9

1892

Male

Bridgetown, Staffs

 

Ann E Jones

Daughter

7

1894

Female

Dudley, Staffs

 

David Jones

Son

3

1898

Male

Hednesford, Staffs



Florence Jones

Daughter

1

1900

Female

Hednesford, Staffs

 

Charles Allen

Boarder

29

1872

Male

Dudley, Worcs

Miners Labourer (Underground)

 

 

 

In 1901 Charles is a boarder at his Aunt (Jane Jones - sister of Mary Ann Benbow) home in Brindley Heath, Hednesford (then classed as Brereton). Next door to them is George Rutter, (his cousin) and George's wife and family. 

 

 

 

1906

The 1911 census tells us that Charles married his wife Polly around 1906.
However, we have not yet found their marriage record.

 

 

1906

30th Aug 1906 - Birth of son Charles Thomas registered at Cannock, Staffordshire.

 

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1908

Spring 1908 - Birth of daughter Polly born in Hednesford/Cannock area. 

 

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1911

2 April 1911 - The 1911 census for '75, Brindley Heath, Hednesford,'

 

Name                                  

Relationship   

Age    

Est YOB

Gender  

Birth County                          

Occupation                 

William Bagnall

Head              

37        

1874     

Male       

Cannock, Staffordshire

Coal Miner Jigger

Phoebe Susanna Bagnall

Wife

35

1876

Female

Pillaton, Staffordshire

 

Joseph Earl Bagnall

Son

9

1902

Male

Hednesford, Staffordshire

 

Bertha Eliza Bagnall

Daughter

7

1904

Female

Hednesford, Staffordshire

 

William Thomas Bagnall

Son

5

1906

Male

Hednesford, Staffordshire

 

Walter John Henry Bagnall

Son

4

1907

Male

Hednesford, Staffordshire

 

Frederick Bagnall

Son

3

1908

Male

Hednesford, Staffordshire

 

Thomas Bagnall

Son

1

1910

Male

Hednesford, Staffordshire

 

Charles Allen

Boarder

37

1874

Male

Dudley, Staffordshire

Coal Miner Hewer      

Polly Allen

Boarder

28

1883

Female

Dudley, Staffordshire

 

Charles Allen

Boarder

4

1907

Male

Hednesford, Staffordshire

 

Polly Allen

Boarder

3

1908

Female

Hednesford, Staffordshire

 

Charles, his wife and 2 children are boarders with the Bagnall family in Brindley Heath.
We can see they have been married ( or living together?) for 5 years and have had 3 children, sadly losing one of them before 1911 - we are not sure of the childs name yet.