Listed at witensses at Charles and Emma’s 1911 wedding, here is their entry, as neighbours to the happy couple, in the 1911 census.
1883 Isabella Sunter Death Originally uploaded by timsunter Address is given as High Street, Howden. Isabella was 32 years old when she died and cause of death is given as “Phthisis 3 months”. Joseph Sunter is the informant and also gives his address as High Street Howden. Phthisis is the old term for TB. The […]
Sunter, Charles – 1907 Workhouse Entry Originally uploaded by timsunter At 5 minutes past 8 on Christmas Eve 1907, Charles Sunter entred the Middlesbrough workhouse. The entry lists Charles as a labourer, a Wesleyan, and living at the home of his sister in Thornaby. It appears that Charles was not well at the time as […]
From Durham Records Office, 16th June 2009: Dear Mr. Sunter, Further to your telephone call to this Office today I have established that a William Sunter, born 1917, son of Charles and Emma, was admitted to Stockton Union Children’s Homes in January 1921. As discussed over the telephone, if you require any further searches of […]
1901, Who, What , Where, When What our ancestors were up to according to the 1901 Census…
A summary of ancestors whereabouts and goings on 98 years ago…
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, […]
US Naval base no 2 Strathpeffer.
For ninety one years the mystery of the disappearance of Charles Sunter, Lofty’s father, has puzzled the family. Where could he have gone to? How could someone abandon a wife and four small children? Who could ever allow their relatives to ensure the shame, humiliation and stigma of having to throw themselves on the mercy […]