Charles William Howard (1860-1928)
Charles was born on 26 November 1860 at Lower Bockhampton, Dorset. His parents were Suffolk-born William Howard (1821-1906), a dairyman, and his second wife Maria Howard nee Suttle (1825-1905).
Charles married Emily Alice Tewksbury (1861-1936) , known as Alice, at Portsea, Hampshire in 1887.
Charles and Alice had seven children, one of whom died shortly after birth:
- William Albert Howard (1887-1954) –
- Charles Gordon ‘Gordon’ Howard (1887-1967) –
- Henry Wilton Howard (1889-1889) – died in infancy
- Francis Lee Suttle ‘Frank’ Howard (1890-1958) –
- Alice Daisy Maria ‘Daisy’ Howard (1892-1976) –
- George Frederick Howard (1893-1956) –
- Eva May Howard (1895-1972) – married
In 1917, Charles was elected as Overseer of the Poor.
Charles died at Tyneham on 28 November 1928. He was buried in Stratton churchyard on 1 December 1928.
Alice Daisy Maria ‘Daisy’ Howard (1892-1976)
Daisy married Harry Stephens.
Harry Stevens was a Private with the Dorsetshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion (service number 27367) who died on 16 July 1917 aged 34. Harry is commemorated at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq (grave/memorial reference XV. C. 11.).
Harry was the son of the late John Stevens (1848-1915) and Mary Stevens nee Savage (1848-1898), of Eastington Farm, Swanage and husband of Alice ‘Daisy’ Maria Stevens nee Howard (1892-1976) of Blashenwell Farm, Kingston, Dorset. Harry and Daisy had a son Laurie Howard Stevens (1912-2005) and twins May Howard Stevens and Edward Howard Stevens both of whom sadly died shortly after birth in 1914.
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