CHARLES (1864 - 1911) and ADELINE THOMAS nee CULLUM (1869-

Charles Thomas was born on the 30th April 1864 in Hengiau, Llsdinaml, Breconshire to my great grandparents Samuel Thomas and Ann Lewis and was a younger brother of my great grandmother Elizabeth . 

In 1901 Charles married a woman called ADELINE ISABELLA CULLUM born 1869 Haggerston London, the daughter of John Jennings Cullum

The couple had four sons

Details on Charles and his family are few to say the least. The 1881 Census shows that CHARLES (aged 16) was living with his parents at Builth and was employed as a Railway Goods Clerk.

In the 1911 Census the following information was extracted

Name Adeline Thomas
Relationship to Head of Household Wife Charles Tomas Occupation Rate Clerk
Condition Married
Gender F
Age 42
Estimated Year of Birth 1869
Employed N
Working at Home N
Place of Birth London Haggerston
Enumerator Information
Address Rostrevor Canterbury Road Leyton Parish Low Leyton Town Leyton
Type of Building Private House Number of Rooms 6 Rooms Inhabited Yes
Reference RG14PN9662 RG78PN513B RD188 SD9 ED29 SN333 Administrative County Essex
Registration District West Ham Registration Sub District North Leyton Enumeration District 29

However according to the notes that were made by his niece Lily Langler (nee Hobbs) Charles became a tea taster and lived in the same house as a jeweller and watchmaker called Cromerty.  

Of the four sons one worked in a London bank, one at Ford's (Dagenham), one at the Thames Conservatory and one as a manager of a London Insurance company.  

Charles died in June 1919


1. Place of Birth London Haggerston
Haggerston is an area and a electoral ward in the London Borough of Hackney, in northeast London, UK. It is bounded by Hackney Road on the south, Kingsland Road on the west, Middleton Road on the north with London Fields and Broadway Market on the east

2. STANLEY and CYRIL Were twins of course

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