Charles Edgar Breach1

#137, (7 February 1869-circa September 1950)
FatherJames Child Breach (c Jun 1845-c May 1921)
MotherEmma Miller (c Sep 1844-13 Sep 1913)
likely photograph of Charles Breach
(source: M. Willson)
     NOTE: The information on this page is my research to date and is subject to change as I become better informed. I very much welcome any corrections or additional info you might have - my email address is at the bottom of this page - Tim Hill.
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Charles was born on Sunday, 7 February 1869 at Barton upon Irwell, Manchester.1,2 He was the son of James Child Breach and Emma Miller. Charles Edgar Breach was baptized at Congregational church in March 1869 at Old Trafford, Lancashire.1

He was recorded as living with his parents in the 1871 census at 25 Hulton St., Moss Side, Manchester. He was recorded as being just 2 years old.3 A photograph was taken of the Breach family circa 1880 in Sale.
the Breach family
from left unknown, unknown, Percy (Harold Percy), Emma, Leonard, unknown, James Breach (?), Charlie, James Breach (?)
(source: M. Willson)


He was recorded as living with his mother, a 16 year-old niece, an aunt and his siblings Harold, James, Leonard and Ida in the 1881 census at Marlborough Road "Woodstock", Sale, Cheshire. He was recorded as being 12 years old. It isn't known where his father was.4

He was recorded as living with his mother and his siblings James, Leonard, Ida and Frank in the 1891 census at Breadstone Hall, Reddish, Stockport, Cheshire. He was recorded as being 22 years old.. They also had a domestic servant, Margaret.5 His occupation was recorded as being a clerk in a shipping house in the census.6

He was recorded as living with his parents in the 1901 census at 2 Cumberland Road, Southport, Lancashire. He was recorded as being 32 years old.7 His occupation was recorded as being as a traveller for paper makers in the census.7

He married Rebecca Drewry, at Independent Chapel on Saturday, 27 September 1902 at Fleetwood, Lancashire.8,9

Lizzie Miller's will was probated on 14 October 1910. With an estate value of £3,860 11s., later resworn to £4,460 11s. Beneficiaries were her son William and her nephew Charles Breach.10

He was recorded as head of household in the 1911 census with Rebecca Drewry as his spouse at Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire. He was 42 years old. They were recorded as living in a seven room house.11 Charles Edgar Breach was as a commercial salesman for a wallpaper manufacturer.11

James Child Breach's will was probated on 18 May 1921. The estates assets valued at £3,450. Beneficiaries were his sons Charles Edgar Breach and Leonard Breach.12

His wife Rebecca died 22 May 1933, leaving him a widower at age 64.13 He was listed as sole beneficiary in Rebecca Drewry's will on 3 August 1933. Her estate was valued at £1031 7s.13

On 5 June 1934 he arrived in New York on the 'Laconia', returning to Liverpool four months later from Montreal on the 'Antonia'.14,15

On 5 July 1935 he departed from Liverpool on the 'Andania' arriving at Montreal, Quebec nine days later. He passed into the United States in early August, and remained in the United States for six weeks before returning to Liverpool from Montreal on the 'Antonia'.16,17,18 Charles Edgar Breach was described as being 5 foot 8 inches with blue eyes in 1935.17

A bare six months after his last trip, he departed from Liverpool for New York on the 'Andania' arriving in the first week of April. He vistited Canada before returning to Liverpool.18,16,17

In September 1937 he departed from Liverpool to Jamaica on the 'Orbita', arriving in San Francisco presumably via the Panama Canal on the 16th November 1937.16,19 He was found on a passenger list on the Cunard White Star ship 'Samaria' on 25 July 1938 from Boston to Liverpool.20

On what may have been his final voyage, he left England December 1938 , travelled to New York and then on to Florida. He returned to Liverpool in April of 1939.16,21,22,23 Charles lived in April 1939 at Priestcroft, in Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire.23

Charles died circa September 1950 at Fylde Registration District, Lancashire.24,25

Family of Charles Edgar Breach and Rebecca Drewry

Last Edited13 Jun 2014

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1869BirthBarton upon Irwell, Manchester1,2
1869BaptismCongregational church, Old Trafford, Lancashire1
1891Occupation6
1901Occupation7
1902MarriageIndependent Chapel, Fleetwood, Lancashire8,9
1911Census (Eng) 1911Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire11
Occupation11
1921Occupation-hide12
Description17
1938Passenger listLiverpool20
1939ResidencePriestcroft, in Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire23
c 1950DeathFylde Registration District, Lancashire24,25
ChartsFairclough Family - descendants

Citations

  1. [S457] Parish Registers - Old Trafford Congregational, Baptisms 1861 - 1884, Page 7, LDS Film 2355751.
  2. [S228] General Register Office, England - Birth Certificates, Certified copy of an entry in a Register of Births Mar Qtr., Barton District, Vol. 8c p.559 (index only).
  3. [S412] National Census for England, 1871 (online image) District of Chorlton, sub-district of Hulme, civil parish of Moss Side peice 4007 folio 62 p.24.
  4. [S393] National Census for England, 1881 (online image) District and sub-district of Altrincham, peice 3506 folio 115 p.26.
  5. [S391] National Census for England, 1891 (online image) District of Stockport, sub-district of Heaton Norris, civil parish of Reddish, peice 2795, folio 136 p.33.
  6. [S391] National Census for England, 1891 (online image) District of Stockport, sub-district of Heaton Norris, civil parish of Reddish, peice 2795, folio 136 p.34.
  7. [S394] National Census for England, 1901 (online image) District of Ormskirk, sub-district of North Meols, peice 3538 folio 139 p.23.
  8. [S242] General Register Office, England - Marriage Certificates, Certified copy of an entry in a Register of Births Sep Qtr, Fylde Vol 8e p.1444.
  9. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/5982164/person/… (for date and place).
  10. [S515] Website England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (unknown url) 1910 'Ja' p.8.
  11. [S539] National Census for England, 1911 (online image) Class: RG14; Piece: 25470.
  12. [S515] Website England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (unknown url) Breach, James Child - 1921.
  13. [S515] Website England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (unknown url) Name: Rebecca Breach; Probate Date: 3 Aug 1933; Death Date: 22 May 1933; Death Place: Lancashire, England; Registry: Manchester, England.
  14. [S487] Website New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 () Year: 1934; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 5496; Line: 1; Page Number: 2.
  15. [S475] Website UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 Ancestry.com, Class: BT26; Piece: 1041; Item: 9.
  16. [S658] Website UK Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 Ancestry.com, Class: BT26.
  17. [S584] National Archives and Records Administration, Border Crossing, 1895-1954 National Archives and Records Administration; Washington, D.C.; Manifests of Alien Arrivals at Buffalo, Lewiston, Niagara Falls, and Rochester, New York, 1902-1954; National Archives Microfilm Publication: M1480; Roll: 14; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Record Group Number: 85.
  18. [S475] Website UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 Ancestry.com, Class: BT26; Piece: 1066; Item: 32.
  19. [S474] Website California Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1957 M1410:341.
  20. [S475] Website UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 Ancestry.com, Class: BT26; Piece: 1147; Item: 77.
  21. [S487] Website New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 () Year: 1938; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 6260; Line: 1; Page Number: 133.
  22. [S738] Website Florida Passenger Lists, 1898-1951 () National Archives and Records Administration; Washington, D.C.; Series Title: Alien Passenger List of Vessels Arriving at Key West, Florida; ARC Number: 2790468; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787 - 2004; Record Group Number: 85.
  23. [S475] Website UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 Ancestry.com, Class: BT26; Piece: 1170; Item: 121.
  24. [S510] Website FreeBMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/) Fylde Registration District, 1950, Sep Qtr., Vol.10c, p.226.
  25. [S539] National Census for England, 1911 (online image) Class: RG14; Piece: 25323.