Frank CHARGE was born 1881 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He married Nellie Laurel Winifred KNIBBS bet. January and March, 1901 in Aston District, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He died UNKNOWN. Nellie Laurel Winifred KNIBBS, daughter of Edward William KNIBBS and Harriet ROONEY , was born 21 October 1870 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. She died bet. July and September, 1922 in Birmingham District, Warwickshire, England.


Children of Frank CHARGE and Nellie Laurel Winifred KNIBBS are:
1. Beatrice Ellen CHARGE, b. 21 August 1901
2. Evelyn Mary CHARGE, b. bet. October and December, 1903
3. Edna Edith CHARGE, b. bet. October and December, 1905
4. Francis William CHARGE, b. bet. April and June, 1908
5. Frances Ida CHARGE, b. bet. January and March, 1911
6. Dorothy May KNIBBS, b. bet. April and June, 1899

Notes for Frank CHARGE:

In 1881, we see Frank's father living with at 206 Great Lester Street, Aston, Birmningham, Warwickshire:
Leonard Charge Head Mar 26 Grocer Worcester
Elen Charge Wife Mar 24 Warwickshire Birmingham
Arthur Charge Son 11 months Warwickshire Birmingham
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We first see Frank in 1891, living at The Post Office, Martley Village, Worcestershire:
Leonard Charge Head Mar 35 Grocer & Baker Worcester
Frances Charge Wife Mar 35 Somerset
Arthur Charge Son 10 Schoilar Birmingham
Frank Charge Son 9 Scholar Birmingham
Leonard Charge Son 8 Scholar Worcester
Beatrice Charge Daur 6 Scholar Worcester Suckley
Ethel Charge Daur 5 Scholar Worcester Suckley
Albert Charge Son 4 Scholar Worcester Suckley
Lizzie Cheese Servant UnM 20 General Servant Worcester (?)

I believe Leonard's wife was Francis Ellen Adams, so probably the same person in 1881 and 1891.
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Frank married Nellie Knibbs in 1901.
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In 1901, Frank and his family were living at 3 Salsley Road, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire:
Frank Charge Head Mar 22 Fruiterer Grocer Birmingham Warwickshire
Nellie Charge Wife Mar 28 Fruiterer Birmingham Warwickshire
Dorothy M K Charge Daur 1 Birmingham Warwickshire
Elizabeth Smallwood Servant UnM 16 Domestic Servant Birmingham Warwickshire
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We see Frank in 1911, living at 6 Gladys Road, Bearwood, Smethwick, Warwickshire:
Frank Charge Head Mar 29 Dyers Porter Birmingham Warwickshire
Nellie Charge Wife Mar (10 years) 38 Birmingham Warwickshire
Dorothy May Knibbs Daur 11 School Birmingham Warwickshire
Beatrice E Charge Daur 9 School Birmingham Warwickshire
Evelyn Mary Charge Daur 7 School Birmingham Warwickshire
Edna May Charge Daur 5 School Nuneaton Warwickshire
Francis William Charge Son 3 Nuneaton Warwickshire
Frances Ida Charge Daur 2 months Smethwick Warwickshire
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In 1920, Frank and Nellie were living in No.1 Maude Buildings, Rotton Park Ward, Birmingham.
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Quite possibly this Frank who died in 1965, aged 82, at the New Forest District of Hampshire.

Sources for Frank CHARGE:

  1. 1911 British Census,
  2. 1901 British Census,

Notes for Nellie Laurel Winifred KNIBBS:

Nellie was baptised at the St. Martin Church, Birmingham, England. The GRO says that she died aged just 49, although there is a little confusion over when she was born.

Sources for Nellie Laurel Winifred KNIBBS:

  1. Personal Contact with Alexander Knibbs,
  2. GRO England & Wales, GRO England & Walesgives 4Qtr1870 
  3. Ancestry.co.uk - Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915,
  4. 1901 British Census,

Notes for Beatrice Ellen CHARGE:

Beatrice married a man named William Moore at the Birminham Registry Office on 10 March 1909.

On 9 Dec 1915, William enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery

Sources for Beatrice Ellen CHARGE:

  1. 1911 British Census,
  2. GRO England & Wales,
  3. Ancestry.co.uk - Birmingham, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912,

Notes for Evelyn Mary CHARGE:

Evelyn died aged just 19.

Sources for Evelyn Mary CHARGE:

  1. GRO England & Wales,

Notes for Edna Edith CHARGE:

Sources for Edna Edith CHARGE:

  1. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Francis William CHARGE:

Sources for Francis William CHARGE:

  1. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Frances Ida CHARGE:

Sources for Frances Ida CHARGE:

  1. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Dorothy May KNIBBS:

Dorothy was registered as Dorothy May Knibbs during q2/1899, so shortly before Nellie married Frank. She appears in the 1901 census with the initial "K" which I presume is for Knibbs and the surname of Charge.

Sources for Dorothy May KNIBBS:

  1. 1901 British Census,
  2. 1911 British Census,
  3. Deceased Online,