Charles Thorpe (1808-1892)

Charles Thorpe (1808-1892)

Charles Thorpe (1808-1892) was born on 29th October 1808 in London.

Charles Thorpe (1808-1892) married Mary Ann Green(1810-1875) on 29th July 1829 at St Luke Finsbury Old Street. It is believed that they had children including:

A marriage record further confuses the family history.
Charles Thorpe a Joiner and Widower of full age residing at All Hallowes married Mary Ann Gerner (formerly Kingsford) a widow of full age residing at Barking. The marriage after Banns took place at All Hallows Barking on 23rd February 1840 and was witnessed by his father Thomas Thorpe, a Joiner, and Maria Willbourne. Her father is described as a Tailor "Dead".

Charles Thorpe and most of the family emigrated to South Australia on 14th December 1840 aboard Fairfield - leaving one daughter: Henrietta Louisa Thorpe-Metcalfe (1838-??) behind!
South Australian Passenger Lists: Shipping arrivals and immigration yields the following record: THORPE Charles, 2nd wife Mary Ann GERNER née KINGSFORD, Fred Kingsford GERNER, Ellen Sparshit, Eliza GERNER, Chas Rbt, Clara Maria, John Fred GERNER, (Ernest), Hy Luke arrived 1840-12-14 on Fairfield from London via Plymouth.

Charles Thorpe and Mary Ann Kingsford-Gerner-Thorpe(1808-??) who was born in Canterbury England, had children including:

Charles Thorpe died in 1892 in Kent Town (suburb of Adelaide) South Australia. Charles & Mary Thorpe in West Terrace 
Mary Ann Kingsford-Gerner-Thorpe died in 1875.

His parents were Thomas Edward Thorpe (1779-??) and Elizabeth ??-Thorpe.

Charles Thorpe was my g3 grandfather.