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LAIGHT, Charles Henry

Male 1871 - 1902  (31 years)


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  • Name LAIGHT, Charles Henry 
    Born 1871  Acle, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 847 
    _UID FDB542500F6D4ABDAF07F7A9DB78614D1EA6 
    Died 9 Nov 1902  China Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I847  Edgoose
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2017 

    Father LAIGHT, William,   b. 24 Dec 1845, Lincoln Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1928, Blofield Registration District, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother LEEDER, Ellen,   b. 15 Jan 1847, Acle, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1921, Blofield Registration District, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 31 Jul 1865  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F655  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Letters from ENGLAND
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    Transcript

    CHARLES LAIGHT (1871-1902) to WALTER LEEDER EDGOOSE
    <1871-957) 02 FEBRUARY 1892

    Charlie Laight became a missionary and died in China in 1902. Walter Edgoose kept this letter. It was still in his possession when he died in 1957.
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    CHARLES LAIGHT (1871-1902) to WALTER LEEDER EDGOOSE (1871-1957)
    02 FEBRUARY 1892

    Charlie Laight became a missionary and died in China in 1902. Walter Edgoose kept this letter. It was still in his possession when he died in 1957.
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    CHARLES LAIGHT (1871-1902) to WALTER LEEDER EDGOOSE (1871-1957)
    02 FEBRUARY 1892

    Charlie Laight became a missionary and died in China in 1902. Walter Edgoose kept this letter. It was still in his possession when he died in 1957.

  • Notes 
    • CHARLES HENRY LAIGHT 1871-1902


      The birth of Charles Henry LAIGHT was registered in 1871.
      (GRO March Q 1871 Blofield 4b 213)

      The 1871 census of Middlesex, Acle:
      Willm LAIGHT, head, aged 25,domestic coachman, born at Lincoln;
      Ellen LAIGHT, wife, aged 24, born at Acle, Norfolk;
      Ellen E. K. LAIGHT, daughter, aged 4, scholar, born at Sprowston, Norfolk;
      Allice (sic) LAIGHT, daughter, aged 3, born at Acle;
      Willm L. LAIGHT, son, aged 1, born at Acle, Norfolk;
      *Charles H. LAIGHT, aged 2 months, born at Acle.
      (RG10/1829/100/32)

      The 1881 census of Acle, Norfolk:
      William LAIGHT, head, aged 35, domestic groom, born at Lincoln;
      Ellen LAIGHT, wife, aged 34, born at Acle;
      Alice LAIGHT, daughter, aged 13, scholar, born at Acle;
      William L. LAIGHT, son, aged 11, scholar, born at Acle;
      *Charles H. LAIGHT, son, aged 10, scholar, born at Acle;
      George LAIGHT, son, aged 8, scholar, born at Acle;
      Florence LAIGHT, daughter, aged 7, scholar, born at Acle;
      Ida May LAIGHT, daughter, aged 5, scholar, born at Acle;
      Ruth LAIGHT, daughter, aged 4, scholar, born at Acle;
      Ethel LAIGHT, daughter, aged 1, born at Acle.
      (RG11/1961/98/27)

      The 1891 census of Acle Street, Acle, Norfolk:
      William LAIGHT, head, aged 45, postmaster, grocer, gardener, Born at Lincoln;
      Ellen LAIGHT, wife, aged 44, born at Acle;
      *Charles H. LAIGHT, son, aged 20, postman, born at Acle;
      George LAIGHT, son, aged 18, gardener, domestic servant, born at Acle;
      Florence LAIGHT, daughter, aged 17, shop assistant, born at Acle;
      Ida M. LAIGHT, daughter, aged 15, shop assistant, born at Acle;
      Ruth LAIGHT, daughter, aged 14, shop assistant, born at Acle.
      Ethel LAIGHT, daughter, aged 11, scholar, born at Acle;
      Emma LAIGHT, daughter, aged 9, scholar, born at Acle;
      Ella LAIGHT, daughter, aged 7, scholar, born at Acle;
      Herbert LAIGHT, son, aged 6, scholar, born at Acle;
      Edward LAIGHT, son, aged 3, born at Acle.
      (RG12/1539/82/28)

      He wrote to his cousin Walter Leeder EDGOOSE on 9 February 1892.


      Charles LAIGHT became a missionary. He died at Kwei-Chau, China, on 9 November 1902.


      (revised 11.10.2017)