Charles John Tame 1865-1952

Charles John Tame with two of his Great Grandchildren - Robert and Rosemary Tame in their garden at 154 Cannock Road, around 1950.

Charles John Tame was born in Abingdon, Berkshire in 1865, the eldest son of George Tame and Sarah Baldwin.

  • In 1871 he was 6 years old and was living at 143 New Street Abingdon, with his Parents George and Sarah, a sister Sarah age 4 and brothers, George age 2 and Leonard aged 3 months.


It is rumored that Charles eventually got the sack from the brewery  for consuming excessive beer, after which he became a milkman.

His wife, Sarah, died in 1907 and is buried in an unmarked grave in Heath Town Cemetary and Charles remarried, to Annie Dawson in 1910. Annie died in 1941 and is buried in Jefcock Road Cemetery, Wolverhampton.

After the death of his second wife, Charles lived with George Henry Tame and family at 36 Kingsway Rd, Wolverhampton until his death in 1952. He is buried with his second wife in Jeffcock Road Cemetary, Wolverhampton.

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