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Charles William Punchard (1860 - 1870)

Charles William Punchard
Born in Little Wratting, Suffolk, England, United Kingdommap
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Died at age 9 in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canadamap
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Charles Punchard died young.
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Charles Punchard was born in Suffolk, England.

Charles was born in about Sep 1860 in Little Wratting, Suffolk, England. His parents were Charles Punchard and Elizabeth Godby Baily. [1]

During the 1861 census he was recorded with his parents and two servants at their home in Little Wratting, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. [2]

In 1869 the Punchard family emigrated from England and travelled to Quebec, Canada. The family of 8 travelled on the Nova Scotian in Sep 1869. [3]

NameSexAgeBirth YearRole
Chas PunchardMale361833Laborer
Edith PunchardFemale321837Wife
Chas PunchardMale91860Child
Arthur PunchardMale71862Child
Wm PunchardMale61863Child
Edith PunchardFemale51864Child
Ernest PunchardMale31866Child
Hetty PunchardFemaleinfant1869Infant

His family settled in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. But, shortly after, a tragedy set in. Four people in their family passed away from Typhoid Fever in 1870.

His sister Elizabeth Edith Punchard died on 21 July 1870 at their home in Toronto when she was 5 years old. On 8 Aug 1870 their mother Elizabeth also passed away (34 years old) followed by Arthur Edward on 20 Aug 1870 (8 years old).

On 30 Aug 1870 Charles William Punchard passed away from Typhoid Fever at the age of 10 years. [4]


  1. "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 April 2015), Charles William Punchard, 1860; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Risbridge, Suffolk, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. Residence: "England and Wales Census, 1861," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 April 2015), Charles Willm Punchard, Little Wratting, Suffolk, England; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  3. Canada, Arriving Passengers Lists, 1865-1935 (Ancestry Record 1263 #7232039 accessed on 20 Feb 2021). Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010. Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Series: RG 76-C; Roll: C-4524, Series: RG 76-C, Roll: C-4524
  4. Death: "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 26 March 2020), Charles Punchard, 30 Aug 1870; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, cn 7377 p70, Registrar General. Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,846,465.

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