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Charles Day


Charles Day,
bapt 25 Dec 1848.
With parents in 1861 census.
At mar 1868 he is living Bale St, Mile End, London.

He mar 16 Aug 1868, St.Dunstan's church, Stepney High Street, Stepney, London, to Mary Eliza Hammett [born 24 Apr 1852].
She was bapt 25 July 1852, Church of Ireland, Youghal, Co.Cork, dau of John Hammett and Elizabeth Hanan [Bessy].
Her parents moved to London.
She was living at mar at St.Dunstan's Road, Mile End Old Town.
At mar he was age 19. She was age 16 and 7 months pregnant. He got her pregnant around Jan 1868, when she was age 15.

After the teenage pregnancy, Ada was raised by her grandmother.
In 1870 Charles and Mary Eliza had another child. They were living Regent Road, Mile End Old Town, London.
In 1871 census they are separated. He is living with his parents at 1 Bale Street, Mile End Old Town. She is living with their son nearby at 43 Conway Terrace, Mile End Old Town, and their dau is living with her parents (also in Mile End Old Town). Charles is "Stonemason". Mary Eliza is "Seamstress".
In 1881 census, husband, wife and son are now together, living 75 Emmott Street, Mile End Old Town, but dau still living with her grandmother. Charles is "Stonemason". Mary Eliza is "Tailoress".

At death he is listed as "commercial traveller" of Norris Street, Hoxton Old Town, Shoreditch.
He died 27 Mar 1888, Hoxton, London, of diphtheria, age 39 yrs.
He is listed as "stonemason" on dau's mar cert.
"Mary Eliza Day" wit her dau's mar 1895.
Charles and Mary Eliza had issue:


  1. Ada Day,
    Ada Louisa Day,
    born 9 Oct 1868 (mother age 16), Anthony St, Tower Hamlets, London (see map).
    In 1871 census she is not with her mother and brother but rather is with her Hammett grandparents, at 87 St.Dunstan's Rd, Mile End Old Town.
    In 1881 census she is listed with her widowed grandmother Elizabeth Hammett at 24 Newbold Street, Mile End Old Town.
    In 1891 census she is living with her Hammett grandmother at 20 Dongola Street, Mile End Old Town. Ada is "Tailoress".
    She was pregnant at mar.
    She mar 23 Sept 1895, St.Paul, Bow Common, Stepney, to Charles Slaven and had issue.
    See mar cert.


  2. Charles John Day,
    born 10 Oct 1870, Mile End Old Town, London.



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