Charles Sharp

1845–December 1925 (Age 80)
Bucklebury, Berkshire, England

The Life of Charles

Charles Sharp was born in 1845, in Bucklebury, Berkshire, England. He married Emma Minchin Wigmore in October 1871, in Bradfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bucklebury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. He died in December 1925, in Reading, Berkshire, England, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Charles Sharp
1845–1925
Emma Minchin Wigmore
1845–1932
Marriage: October 1871
James Sharp
1872–1873
George Sharp
1874–1950
Frank Sharp
1875–1899
Walter Sharp
1877–
Mary Ann Sharp
1879–1955
Eliza Rose Sharp
1881–1959
Ernest Sharp
1883–1972
Minnie Sharp
1886–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
October 1871
Bradfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    James Sharp

    Male1872–1873Male

    Male1874–1950Male

    Male1875–1899Male

    Walter Sharp

    Male1877–Male

    Female1879–1955Female

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 9

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 35

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

Age 39

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English scharp ‘keen’, ‘active’, ‘quick’.2 Irish (County Donegal): Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Géaráin‘descendant of Géarán’, a byname from a diminutive of géar ‘sharp’.3 Americanized form of any of several European names with similar meaning, for example German Scharf .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Sharp, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Charles Sharp, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Charles Sharp, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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