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 Charles Chaplin, Sr

Charles Chaplin, Sr

Birth
Marylebone, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Death 9 May 1901 (aged 38)
Lambeth, London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London, England
Burial Tooting, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, England
Plot An unmarked grave ; No. B3 577. The graves in B3 finish at No. 499 so, presumably, Chaplin is buried
Memorial ID 6380147 · View Source
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Father of the great comedian, and a noted professional singer in his own right. Born at 22 Orcus Street, St. Marylebone, London ; an address which no longer exits. He was separated from Charlie's mother, the former Hannah Hill, and seldom saw his children. On his death "The Era" wrote : "Our readers will hear with regret but without surprise of the death of poor Charles Chaplin, the well-known mimic and music-hall comedian. Of late years, poor Chaplin was not fortunate and good engagements, we are afraid, did not often come his way. He was buried at Tooting on Monday 13th. May at 12.30. The coffin was of polished oak. The expense was borne by Mr. Albert Chaplin, from South Africa, the brother of the deceased comedian."

Bio by: Iain MacFarlaine


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Iain MacFarlaine
  • Added: 29 Apr 2002
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Chaplin, Sr (18 Mar 1863–9 May 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6380147, citing Lambeth Cemetery and Crematorium, Tooting, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .