Samuel Charlton

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Samuel Charlton
Born 1881
Cannock, Staffordshire
Died 1914 (aged 32–33) (death, birth)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality English
Occupation Examiner and Fire Boss
Religion Church of England, Anglican

Early Life


Born 4/4 1881 Registration District Cannock, Staffordshire, England


Mary Ann Ironmonger and 1) William Charlton, married 20 Jan 1878, Walsall, Staffordshire. William died 2/4 1886, Cannock.
Mary Ann Ironmonger and 2) George Pidgeon White, married 3/4 1888, Cannock, Staffordshire.

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Annie Amelia Charlton married Leonard Clarke
  • Samuel Charlton
  • Elizabeth Charlton
  • Henry White
  • William White
  • Lily White married George Hicken
  • Ethel White
  • Alfred White
  • Lambert Francis White


Samuel Charlton married Margaret May Nason from Selly Park, England, 18 May 1914, Anglican Church, Hillcrest, Alberta, Canada.

Census Records

1891 Five Ways, Staffordshire, surname of White, age 6 [should be 10]
1901 Five Ways, Staffordshire, surname Charlton, age 19
1911 Hillcrest, Alberta, age 27

Immigration to Canada

1908 Ship Kensington, March 1908, age 25, going to Fernie, British Columbia, Canada
1910 Ship Empress of Ireland, March 1910, age 28, going to Hillcrest, Alberta, Canada.


Examiner and Fire Boss

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Masonic section.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

Margaret May Charlton returned to England, ship Missanabie, to Moore Green Mills, Selly Park. No children.


Schedule A

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