Charlotte Brindley

Author: Gerald Soper
Date published: 09/03/2016

Samuel Hughes 1843 —1938

Charlotte Brindley (1848 — 1904)

Samuel Hughes was born 1843 in Newbury the son of Charles Hughes & Martha Taylor. His parents Charles & Martha were also buried in Newtown Road Cemetery on 11 April 1872 & 29 January 1872 respectively.

Samuel was recorded with his parents in Newbury in the 1851 & 1861 censuses, in the latter he was recorded as a labourer. He married Charlotte Brindley in Q4 1868 in Newbury district. Charlotte was born 1848 in Newbury, the daughter of Charles & Ann.

In the 1871 census Samuel & Charlotte were living by themselves in Old Road in Newbury with Samuel recorded as a labourer. In the 1881 census Samuel & Charlotte had moved & were living in Old Newtown Road in Newbury with Samuel now a bricklayer. By the 1891 census Samuel & Charlotte were living in Eight Bells in Bartholomew Street with Samuel was recorded as a publican. In the 1901 census they were still recorded at the Eight Bells with Samuel a publican.

Charlotte died December 1904 aged 57 while living at 103 Bartholomew Street which is the Eight Bells & she was buried 19 December 1904 at Newtown Road Cemetery after a service at St Nicolas in Newbury.
In the 1911 census Samuel was living by himself at 3 Dolthan Place, Cheap Street in Newbury & was recorded as a bricklayer (so returning to his old trade from 1871).

Samuel died December 1938 aged 95 while living at 5 Upper Raymonds Almhouses in Newbury & was buried 30 December 1938 at Newtown Road Cemetery.


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