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Charles Gerald Wright

Male 1892 - 1926  (34 years)


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  • Name Charles Gerald Wright 
    Military 1918-19 
    Electrician, Royal Air Force 
    Born 7 Sep 1892  Brewery Road, Southend on Sea, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1901  28 Grove Road, Southend on Sea, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1911  46 Inverness Avenue, Westcliff on Sea, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Actor Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1926  Hillside, Ashingdon, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Dec 1926  Brentwood Mental Hospital, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0307  Wright and Savill
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2017 

    Father Edwin James Wright
              b. 9 Feb 1860, Maldon, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Dec 1921, 1 Richmond Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Emily Esther French
              b. 20 Jan 1860, Balkerne Hill, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 18 Feb 1924, Severalls Mental Hospital, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1880  Register Office, Brentford, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • He was 21, she was 20.
      He lived in Twickenham. She lived in New Hampton.
      Witnesses were George Wright & Selina French.
    Family ID F009  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lillian Constance Peters
              b. 21 Oct 1896, Southend on Sea, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1973, Goodmayes, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1925  The Register Office, Leeds, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Charles was a "Light Comedian" aged 32 and Lillian was a blouse saleswoman aged 28. They were bachelor and spinster. He was living at 110 Bayswater Place, Leeds and she lived at 14 Bayswater Terrace, Leeds at the time of the marriage. Charles's father was Edwin James Wright, a cycle maker (deceased) and Lillian's father was Bertwell Peters, a restaurant proprietor. Witnesses to the marriage were J. W. Conway and Ethel Crowder.
    Children 
    +1. Gerald Peter William Wright
              b. 2 Sep 1925, Rochford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 12 Dec 1989, Ashford, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Family ID F128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Sep 1892 - Brewery Road, Southend on Sea, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - 28 Grove Road, Southend on Sea, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1911 - 46 Inverness Avenue, Westcliff on Sea, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Gerald Peter William Wright - 2 Sep 1925 - Rochford, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1926 - Hillside, Ashingdon, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Dec 1926 - Brentwood Mental Hospital, Essex Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Charles Gerald Wright
    Charles Gerald Wright
    His stage name was Gerald Wynott and he played in theatre and pantomime all over the country.
    Edwin james Wright (born 1860) and his family
    Edwin james Wright (born 1860) and his family
    Edwin James Wright (born 1860), Emily French, Edwin James Wright (born 1881), Winnifred Wright, Charles Gerald Wright, Grace Wright and Isabella Wtight
    Winnifred and Gerald Wright
    Winnifred and Gerald Wright

  • Notes 
    • According to his niece Dorothy Olive Wright, Gerald was an actor. His stage name was Gerald Wynott and he played in theatre and pantomime all over the country.

      Gerald married Lily Peters whose parents ran a boatyard in Thorpe Bay, and they had a son named Peter. They moved "up north somewhere" and the family lost track of them.

      Found out later that the son was actually named Gerald Peter.

      In 1901 the family were living at 28 Grove Road, Southend on Sea RG13/1679/32 p56
      E Wright aged 41 a cycle maker born in England
      EE Wright his wife aged 41 born in England
      EJ Wright jr. his son aged 20 a cycle maker born in England
      Winnie Wright his daughter aged 17 born in England
      Gerald Wright his son aged 8 born in England

      In 1911 Emily was living apart from her husband at 46 Inverness Avenue, Westcliff. Her son Charles Gerald aged 18 was living with her.

      Gerald died aged 33 of Dementia Paralytica, a form of syphilis, in Brentwood Mental Hospital. His address was Hillside, Ashingdon.

      British Royal Air Force, Airmen's service records 1912-1939
      Name: Gerald Charles Wright
      Gender: Male
      Age: 25
      Birth Date: 7 Sep 1892
      Birth Place: Southend on Sea, Southend on Sea, Essex, England
      Service Date: 6 Jul 1918
      Service Number: 265401
      Mother: Emily E Wright
      Next of Kin: Emily E Wright
      Relation to Airman: Mother