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Charles Henry Brampton

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of Brampton Brothers

c1855 Born at Birmingham

1861 Living at Oliver Street, Aston: Frederick Brampton (age 29 born Leicester), a Manufacturer of Rule Joints and Spring Back Portfolios employing 1 man, 1 boy and 11 women and girls. With his wife Caroline Brampton (age 34 born Birmingham) and their children Charles H. Brampton (age 6 born Birmingham); Frederik W. Brampton (age 4 born Birmingham); and Samuel Brampton (age 11 Months born Birmingham). One servant and a boarder.[1]

1881 Living at Wellington Road, Handsworth: Caroline Brampton (age 53 born Birmingham), an Annuitant and Widow. With her children Charles Henry Brampton (age 26 born Birmingham), a Manufacturer; Walter Brampton (age 19 born Birmingham), a Manufacturer's Assistant; Arthur Brampton (age 17 born Birmingham), a Chemist's Apprentice; Caroline M. Brampton (age 14 born Birmingham); Herbert Brampton (age 12 born Birmingham); and Alice Brampton (age 11 born Birmingham). Also her grandmother Mary Brampton (age 90 born Leicester). One servant.[2]

1885 Married Ada Elizabeth Treglown

1892 Birth of son George S. Brampton

1897 Birth of son Charles C. Brampton

1897 of Newlyn, Sutton Coldfield. Managing Director of Brampton Brothers. [3]

1901 Living at Sutton Coldfield: Charles H. Brampton (age 46 born Birmingham), a Retired Manufacturer of Cycle Parts. With his wife Ada E. Brampton (age 39 born Marazion) and their children George S. Brampton (age 9 born Sutton Coldfield) and Charles C. Brampton (age 4 Sutton Coldfield). Also a visitor and two servants.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1881 Census
  3. The Times, Monday, May 17, 1897
  4. 1901 Census