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Charles Pilfold (1726 - 1790)

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Charles Pilfold
Born in Horsham, Sussex, Englandmap
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Husband of — married in Horsham, Sussex, Englandmap
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Died in Horsham, Sussex, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jun 2017
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Biography

Charles, son of John and Mary Pilford, was baptised on 20 February 1726 at Horsham, Sussex, England, and was buried on 1 August 1790, also at Horsham. Between his birth and death he had a very full life including marrying Bethia White on 4 May 1762 at Horsham, having 7 children; Elizabeth, who married Sir Timothy Shelley, father of the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley; Charlotte, who married Thomas Grove; Charles, who served in the Royal Navy and died in India; John, who also served in the RN and with his brother under Lord Nelson; James, who married Ann Stanford; Bathia, who married Reverend Dr Gilbert Jackson; and Ferdinand.

Charles inherited Baylings Farm in Warnham from his uncle Richard (1677-1748)[1], which his family had owned since the 16th Century; while his wife inherited the Effingham East Court Manor estate that Charles managed after her death. Charles was also a witness at the marriage of James 'Palmer" Urry to Ann Wood in 1774.

Sources

  1. The Early History of Warnham, http://www.warnhamsociety.org.uk/History/TheEarlyHistoryOfWarnham.pdf


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