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Charles Ellis

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Charles Ellis (c1786- ) of Charles Ellis and Sons

Married Jane

1822 Birth of his son Walter Archer Ellis at Birmingham

1841 Living at Snow Hill, Birmingham: Charles Ellis (age c55), Plater. With his wife Jane Ellis (age c45) and their children William Ellis (age c21), Wire Drawer; Walter Ellis (age c19); John Ellis (age c17), Ap(prentice); Charles Ellis (age c14), Ap(prentice); Arthur Ellis (age c12); and Rebecca Ellis (age c6).[1]

1851 Living at 106 Snow Hill, Birmingham: Chas Ellis (age 65 born Birmingham), Metal Dealer. With his wife Rebecca Ellis (age 58 born Birmingham) and their children Walter Ellis (age 29 born Birmingham), B.A. Trinity College, Dublin; Chas Ellis (age 25 born Birmingham), Commercial Traveller; and Factor's App(rentice). Alexa Ellis (age 18 born Birmingham). Two servants.[2]

1861 Living at Thorn Hill Cottage, Handsworth: Charles Ellis (age 75 born Birmingham), Metal Dealer. With his wife Rebecca Ellis (age 65 born Birmingham), Fundholder. Also his niece and one servant.[3]

1866 Death of Walter Archer Ellis B.A., age 44 years, the third son of Charles Ellis of Thornhill Cottage, Handsworth.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 Census
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1861 Census
  4. Birmingham Daily Post - Tuesday 20 March 1866