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Charles Smith Worssam

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of Samuel Worssam and Co, Oakley Works, Chelsea, London, S.W.

1843 Born in St Luke's, London[1], son of Samuel Worssam

1861 Living at 3/6 Kings Road, Chelsea: Samuel Worssam (age 52 born London), Engineer. With his wife Jannette Worssam (age 42 born Wilts.) and their children; William S. Worssam (age 18 born Mddx.), Engineer; Charles Worssam (age 16 born Mddx.); Eliza Worssam (age 14 born Mddx.); and Ellen Worssam (age 5 months born Mddx.). One servant.[2]

1875 Married Rosa Emma Archbutt in Bexleyheath[3]

1881 Engineer, artizan, living in Chelsea, with Rosa Emma Worssam 30, Isabel Florence Worssam 5, and his brother in law Arthur Thomas Archbutt 28[4]

1901 Mechanical engineer, living in Chelsea with his wife Rosa, 50, and son Charles F Worssam, 18, accountant[5]

1902 died in Chelsea[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1861 Census
  3. BMD
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1901 census
  6. BMD