Charles Sermon

about 1844–
Battersea, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

When Charles Sermon was born about 1844, in Battersea, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Simon Sermon, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Whitear, was 25. He immigrated to Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom in 1856 and lived in Battersea, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Preston Candover, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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World Events (8)

1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 

Age 8

George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 10

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1877 · Trial of Detectives

Age 33

The Trial of Detective, also known as the Turf Fraud Scandal, was a scandal involving 3 senior Scotland Yard detectives. It was a scam involving bets made on horse races. 

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English serm(o)un ‘sermon’, a metonymic occupational name for a preacher, or perhaps a nickname for a long-winded and pompous person.2 Dutch: variant of Simon , with epenthetic -r-.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Serman in household of Joseph Serman, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Charles Serman in household of Joseph Serman, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • 1861 England Census

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