Charles Snowball’s birth certificate arrived today. As per the tradition the father’s name column is left blank (it makes my blood boil how it all falls onto the woman), but the name is definitely Charles Hull as opposed the Charles Hall. The finger of suspicion reverts back to the Hull household where Jane Ann Snowball, […]
By 1881 the Merediths, Joseph and Ann were living at Checkhill – not far from where Ashwood Nurseries are today. The Hills were alive and well and living at Highgrove – between Kinver and the Whitington pub. But tragedy was not far away for the Meredith family. Two young children were to die, whilst there […]
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So perhaps it was Charles Hull Sunter (a la Snowball family website) after all. Jane is working as a servant at the Hull family each year. The lads in the house could have been the suspects…but then there’s the Hull who lives a few doors away. Could there be more Hull family in the area […]
Jane Snowball gave birth to an illegitimate son, Charles in 1882. But who was the father?
Aha…scandal in the family. Almost certainly Lofty’s father Charles was illegitimate.
Now I’ve returned to the 1881 census. As noted previously Joseph doesn’t seem to appear on this census. But a search for his wife Isabella reveals that she has moved to West Derby, Lancashire and is living at 106 Edge Lane. The census entry reads: Isabella Sunter, head, 31, Milk Dealer William Sunter, son, 9, scholar, […]