Charles & Ellen SCALES are my maternal grandmother's parents i.e. my Great Grandparents. And apart from a few dates, and photographs that my mother has, I know very little else about them! Charles SCALES was born 21 May 1852, in either Baldock or Hertford, in Hertfordshire, U.K. I haven't, as yet, acquired a copy of his birth certificate - but it's on my list! Ellen SMITH was born 11 April 1847 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. My mother has a sampler stitched by Ellen in 1861, when she was aged just 14. Charles and Ellen were married 24 September 1874, in Stevenage - this was one of the first records that I found on first using the I.G.I. Index Their children are:
Without my grandmother, Florence Harriet's birthday book, I wouldn't have many, if any, of the above dates. On the 1881 U.K. Census, we find Charles & Ellen living at Clothall End, Clothall, Hertford:
Charles born abt 1875/6 . died, aged 6 months Bertram Charles born 28 September 1879 in Clothall, Hertfordshire Elizabeth [Lizzie] Ellen born 8 October 1881 in . Florence Harriet born 21 January 1887 in Baldock, Hertfordshire Daisy Beatrice born 22 March 1889 in Wisbech, Cambs. died 1993 - aged 104.
FOLIO/SCH. NAME RELN COND. AGE OCCUPATION WHERE BORN 1416/86 Charles SCALES H M 28 Railway Porter Baldock, Hertfordshire . Ellen SCALES Wife M 33 . Stevenage, Hertfordshire . Bertram C. SCALES Son U 1 . Clothall, Hertfordshire More will be added to this page as time permits. Ernest William PALMER & Florence Harriet SCALES PALMER Home Page Site Home Page & Index Contact Details - if you think you have any information that will help me with my research and these webpages.
Charles's Siblings: .................. Charles & Ellen's children: Bertram Charles Elizabeth [Lizzie] Ellen Florence Harriet Daisy Beatrice And don't forget to sign my Guest Book before you leave!This page created 14 July 2002 and amended/updated 12:14 13/01/2018