Charles Robert Thorpe (1832-1893)

Charles Thorpe (1808-1892)

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

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).