Charles Henry Read

about 1859–
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Read was born about 1859, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alfred Read, was 24 and his mother, Isabell Ellicock, was 22. He married Ada Hawley on 24 June 1876, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Read
1859–
Ada Hawley
1858–
Marriage: 24 June 1876
Frederick Alfred Read
1878–1899
Sarah Elizabeth Read
1880–
Annie Read
1883–
Ada Read
1887–
Herbert Read
1891–
William Read
1896–
Florence M. Read
1901–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 June 1876
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 21

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 45

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English re(a)d ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from an unattested Old English rīed, rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. 3. habitational name from various places: Read in Lancashire, the name of which is a contracted form of Old English rǣghēafod, from rǣge ‘female roe deer’, ‘she-goat’ + hēafod ‘head(land)’; Rede in Suffolk, so called from Old English hrēod ‘reeds’; or Reed in Hertfordshire, so called from an Old English ryhð ‘brushwood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles Reed in household of Alfred Reed, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Charles H Read, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Charles H Reed in household of Alfred Reed, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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