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Charles Dean was born in 1871 in Hemel Hempsted to William, a plate layer, and Mary. William had been born in Berkhamsted and Mary in King’s Langley. In 1871 he was living with his parents and siblings, Thomas, James, William, Joseph and Herbert in Boxmoor, Hertfordshire.
By 1881 Charles was living with his parents and his brothers William and Joseph, at Box Moor Cottages. William senior was now a rail plate layer. William junior was a labourer.
By 1891 Charles’s father William had died. Mary is shown as head of the household on the 1891 census and living on Ellesmere Road, Northchurch. Charles is with his mother and employed as a Chemical Labourer. Two granddaughters, Florence and Louise, are also living with them.
In 1897 Charles married Lizzie Maria Bryant in Tring, Hertfordshire.
By the time of the 1901 census Charles and his wife are living with their daughters Nellie and Mary at 11 Provident Place. Charles is still a Chemical Labourer. However, in 1901 Mary died.
By 1911 the family were living at 3 Manor Street Berkhamsted, and Charles was still described as a Chemical Labourer.
Charles died in 1926 at the age of 55. His wife Lizzie continued to live with her surviving daughter Nellie. By the time of the 1939 census she was living with her daughter and Charles Sickens in Meadow Road, Berkhamsted.
She died in 1955, twenty nine years after her husband.