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The photo of Charles Robert Thorpe is reproduced with the permission of the State Library of South Australia
Charles Robert Thorpe (1832-1893) was born in 1832 and christened 2nd December 1832 at Saint Dunstan, Stepney.
His father: Charles Thorpe(1808-1892) and most of his 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.
Gravestone of Charles Robert Thorpe
Charles Robert Thorpe died in 1893.
His parents were Charles John Thorpe (1808-1892) and Mary Ann Green(1810-1875).