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23 April 2024
Charles Richard Featherstone, 2nd Great Grandfather of Alan Morris.

Charles Richard Featherstone was my Great Great Grandfather, he died eighty-eight years before I was born.

Charles Richard Featherstone.

Birth of Charles Richard Featherstone.

Charles Richard Featherstone was born in 25 September 1832, in Shoreditch, London, England. His father was Frederick William Featherstone & his mother was Betsey Keeley. Charles was Baptised at St Leonards Church in Shoreditch on 6 January 1833.

Baptism record for Charles Richard Featherstone.St Leonards Church, Shoreditch, London, England.

Wedding of Charles Richard Featherstone & Fanny Warner.

Charles Richard Featherstone* got married to Fanny Warner at St Pancras Parish Church, London, England on May 27th 1855. At the time of the wedding, he was living in Northampton Street in St Pancras & his profession was a Sawyer. His father, Frederick, was an Engineer.

The two witnesses to the wedding were Francis Henry Warner, Fannys brother & Sarah Sunday.

*Strangely on the wedding certificate Charles middle name was entered as William not Richard, but as you can see from the baptism record above his middle name was Richard.

Marriage record for Charles William Featherstone & Fanny Warner

Children of Charles Richard Featherstone & Fanny Warner.

  1. Henry Alfred Featherstone. 1856-1886
  2. Fanny Matilda Featherstone. 1858-1858
  3. Charles John Featherstone. 1860-1937
  4. William Frederick Featherstone. 1962-1902
  5. Francis Arthur Featherstone. 1864-1923
  6. Kate Emma Featherstone. 1867-1867
  7. Walter Featherstone. 1868-1871
  8. Arthur Henry Featherstone. 1872-1913
  9. Florence Ellen Featherstone. 1877-1959

Census Records for Charles.

I found Charles on the Census records in 1841, 1851, 1861 & 1871.

1841 Census taken on 6 June.

This census was taken in St Mary, Whitechapel, Middlesex, England.

Name.Age.Occupation.
Frederick Featherstone. 35. Engineer.
Betsey Featherstone. 35.  
Betsey Featherstone. 10.  
Frederick Featherstone. 9.  
Sophia Featherstone. 7.  
Charles Featherstone. 5.  
Alfred Featherstone. 3.  
Mary Featherstone. 1.  

1851 Census taken on 30 March.

This census was taken in All Saints, Islington, Middlesex, England.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Frederick Featherstone. Head. 47. Engineer.  
Sophia Featherstone. Daughter. 20. Servant. Islington, London, England.
Charles Featherstone. Son. 18. Errand Boy. Shoreditch, London, England.
Alfred Featherstone. Son. 16. Errand Boy. Shoreditch, London, England.

1861 Census taken on 7 April.

This census was taken in Marylebone, London, England.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Charles Featherstone. Head. 30. Wood sawyer. City Road, Middlesex, England.
Fanny Featherstone. Wife. 27. Artificial florist. St Pancras, Middlesex, England.
Henry Featherstone. Son. 5. Scholar. St Pancras, Middlesex, England.
Charles Featherstone. Son. 1.   St Pancras, Middlesex, England.

1871 Census taken on 2 April.

This census was taken in St Mary's, Islington, London, England.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Charles Featherstone. Head. 37. Steam sawyer. Shoreditch, Middlesex, England.
Fanny Featherstone. Wife. 37. Artificial florist. Islington, Middlesex, England.
Henry Featherstone. Son. 14. Artificial leed maker. St Pancras, Middlesex, England.
Charles Featherstone. Son. 11.   St Pancras, Middlesex, England.
Francis Featherstone. Son. 6.   Islington, Middlesex, England.
William Featherstone. Son. 5.   St Pancras, Middlesex, England.
Walter Featherstone. Son. 2.   Islington, Middlesex, England.

Death of Charles Richard Featherstone.

Charles died in 1879 in Islington, London, England. He was buried on the 18th of February 1879 in Islington, London, England.