Norton Canes or Brownhills, Staffordshire
1914 (aged 18–19)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
Born about 1895 at Norton Canes or Brownhills, Staffordshire
Charles Eli Ironmonger married 1) Maria Allen in 1885 at Norton Canes, Staffordshire, England
2) Sarah Ann Lawrence in 1894 at Ogley Hay. Charles is the oldest son of Sarah.
Father Charles was a miner
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- John Ironmonger
- William Ironmonger
- Samuel Ironmonger
- Charles Ironmonger
- Amelia Ironmonger
- Eli Ironmonger
- Esra Ironmonger
- George Ironmonger
- Arthur Ironmonger
Did not marry
1901 Brownhill, Staffordshire, age 5, parents Charles and Sarah, b. Brownhill.
1911 census Hillcrest, age 16
Immigration to Canada
1910 Ship Empress of Ireland, Charles aged 14, farm labourer, going to Frank, Alberta.
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Charles is buried in the Hillcrest cemetery beside his brother Samuel Ironmonger. They have one headstone.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Charles was a brother of Samuel Ironmonger who also was a victim of the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
Charles was a cousin of Samuel Charlton, another victim.
Charles was a cousin of the wives of George Hicken and Leonard Clarke, two more victims.
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