Charles William Whitby

1851–8 December 1893 (Age 42)
Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles William

When Charles William Whitby was born in 1851, in Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Broom Whitby, was 23 and his mother, Millicent Shepherd, was 25. He married Elizabeth Watson on 25 June 1871, in Loscoe, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 8 December 1893, in Howard, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 42, and was buried in Howard, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Whitby
1851–1893
Elizabeth Watson
1851–1939
Marriage: 25 June 1871
Frederick Charles Whitby
1872–1876
Charles Edward Whitby
–1916
Joseph Whitby
1874–1964
Sarah Ellen Whitby
1880–1968
Arthur Edward Whitby
1882–1959
Alfred Thomas Whitby
1884–1927
Fitz Herbert Whitby
1887–1969
Frederick William Whitby
1888–1967
George Ernest Whitby
1892–1965
Thomas Watson Whitby
1894–1971

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 June 1871
Loscoe, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    Frederick Charles Whitby

    Male1872–1876Male

    Male1874–1964Male

    Female1880–1968Female

    Arthur Edward Whitby

    Male1882–1959Male

    Alfred Thomas Whitby

    Male1884–1927Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

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.
1867

Age 16

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870

Age 19

British troops withdraw from Australia.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the port in North Yorkshire named Whitby, from Old Norse hvítr ‘white’ or the personal name Hvíti + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, or from a place of the same name in Cheshire, originally named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ (i.e. stone-built) + burh ‘manor house’, ‘fortified place’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Whitby in entry for Elizabeth, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • Charles Whitby, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • Charles Whitby in entry for Elizabeth Whitby, "Australia, Queensland Cemetery Records, 1802-1990"

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