Charles Sydney Charles

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Charles Sydney Charles
Born 1891
Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales
Died 1914 (aged 22–23)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Welsh
Occupation Miner

Early Life

Birth

Born Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales 1/4 1891

Parents

Charles Charles married Frances Minshall at Shrewsbury, Atcham, Shropshire, 29 Aug 1888

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Charles Sydney Charles
  • Frances Mary Charles
  • Gwendoline Jane Charles
  • Edward Rupert Charles
  • Walter Minshall Charles
  • Hugh Albert Charles
  • Hector Charles

Marriage

Single

Census Records

  • 1891 Rhosddn, Denbigh, Wales, age 1
  • 1901 Gobowen, Shropshire, England, age 10

Immigration to Canada

1911 Ship Lusitania from Liverpool, age 20, male, single, born Corexham [Wrexham], Wales, going to Spokane, Washington, USA.

Occupation

Miner

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed

Cemetery

Charles is buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

Compensation

Schedule C

Contact

Mother: Globowen, Salop, Wales

Interesting Facts

Charles had a tattoo on his right arm, a fresh complexion, grey eyes and 5'7" tall.


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