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Saturday, July 22, 2006

Charles Partridge 1828 - 1881

Charles Partridge born 1828, Father Benjamin Partridge and mother Eleanor

Married Ann Elizabeth Garlick at the Parish Church of Lubenham on 1st March 1855.

At the time Charles was listed as a Higgler aged 27 living in Mowsley, although later listed as a shepherd and agricultural labourer.

Ann is listed as a servant residing in Lubenham at time of marriage.

They had 9 children:
  1. Henry Thomas - b 6/12/1855 - killed in Ireland
  2. Ellen -b 16/11/1857
  3. Charles William - b 9/05/1860 d 7/05/1862
  4. Benjamin - b 1/04/1862
  5. Charles William - b 2/05/1864 d 3/08/1911
  6. Agnes Elizabeth - b 31/07/1866
  7. Tom - b 13/11/1868 - d 13/11/1939 buried at Mowlsey
  8. Elizabeth - b 13/01/1871
  9. Arthur John - b 28/04/1873 d 5/11/1940 (Great grandad)
In the1881 census Charles and Ann are residing at Monks Lane, Mowsley.

Taken from Mowsley a Leicestershire Village written for the Mowsley History Society "In 1859 Charles bought one of the Yeoman's cottages in the Nook at Mowlsey from his Father for five pounds (about £300 in today's money). He later sold it to his sister Ellen in 1867 for £24. Ellen was childless and later sold it to Charles' son Thomas who married Albena and raised three children in the cottage."

Buried at Mowsley, Charles died in June of 1881, aged 53 yrs, on the 1891 census Anne is listed as a widow aged 58 still living in Mowsely with only son Benjamin (bricklayer) at home.

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