Chambers, Charles Henry (1866-1935)

Charles Henry Chambers was a solicitors managing clerk and a lawyer, who lived at 1801 Beach Avenue from 1911 to 1914.

He was born in Woolwich, Kent, England, in June 1866. His father was Charles Chambers, who was born in Woolwich about 1840. His mother’s name was Emma (possibly Hurford or Huxford).

In March quarter, 1895, Charles Henry Chambers married Alice Ada Clarke. She was born in West Bromwich, Worcestershire, England, on June 15, 1872. Her father was Arthur Clarke. Charles and Alice stayed in England until they came to Vancouver about 1910. Charles was a solicitors managing clerk while he was in England; he kept the same profession when he arrived in Vancouver. He was the manager of the law firm of David, Marshall, Macneill and Hugh (Edward Pease Davis; David Gordon Marshall; Chester Benjamin Macneill; and John Silas Wynn Pugh).

Charles died in Vancouver on January 14, 1935. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park.

Alice died in Vancouver on October 29, 1948. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park.

Charles Henry Chambers and Alice Ada Clarke had two sons.

Leslie Charles Chambers

Leslie Charles Chambers was born on November 8, 1895 in ???, England. He was a ???. On ???, he married Doris Emily Gibbons. She was born on November 13, 1895 in ???, England.

Leslie was a manager with Swift Canadian. He died on August 19, 1979, in New Westminster, British Columbia.

Doris died on January 9, 1980, in New Westminster, British Columbia.

Leslie Charles Chambers and Doris Emily Gibbons had four children, although one child died in infancy.

Unnamed boy, who died on August 13, 1927.

Richard (Dick) Chambers, who was married to Marie.

Joan Chambers, who was married to John (Jack) House.

Elizabeth Chambers, who was married to Rex Ingalls

John Eric Chambers

John Eric Chambers was born on August 15, 1903, in Swanlea, Kent, England. On December 19, 1928, in Vancouver, he married Mary Evelyn Clemens. She was born on July 27, 1903, in Nakusp, British Columbia. He was an insurance adjuster.

He died on February 25, 1972, in Kelowna, British Columbia.

Mary died on September, 1973, in White Rock, British Columbia.

Sources

Charles Henry Chambers

FreeBMD Marriages, March quarter 1895, Charles Henry Chambers, Hackney district, volume 1b, page 500, http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/districts.pl?r=92965960&d=bmd_1378192000

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X9F9-2YZ : accessed 02 Oct 2013), Chas Hy Chambers, 31 Mar 1901. [Occupation: Solicitors Managing Clerk]

1911 Census of Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver, 3 Vancouver City, page 13, family 144, lines 42-45, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63747&highlight=42&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+C++H+Chambers

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL2D-G6N : accessed 02 Oct 2013), Charles Henry Chambers, 1935.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1935-09-496289, Charles Henry Chambers.

Charles Henry Chambers, death notice, Vancouver Province, January 16, 1935, page 17; Vancouver Sun, January 16, 1935, page 14; Vancouver Sun, January 17, 1935, page 14: “Chambers – Passed away suddenly on January 14, 1935, at his residence, 4410 W. 7th Ave., Charles Henry Chambers, age 68 years. Survived by his loving wife, two sons, Leslie, New Westminster, and Eric of Vancouver. Funeral on Thursday, January 17, at 1:30 o’clock, from the T. Edwards Company’s Memorial Chapel, Tenth and Granville, Rev. H.R. Trumpour officiating. Interment in Ocean View Burial Park.”

Alice Ada Clarke

FreeBMD Marriages, March quarter 1895, Alice Ada Clarke, Hackney district, volume 1b, page 500, http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/districts.pl?r=92966997&d=bmd_1378192000

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X9F9-2Y8 : accessed 02 Oct 2013), Alice A Chambers, 31 Mar 1901.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLRV-CHP : accessed 02 Oct 2013), Alice Ada Chambers, 1948.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1948-09-009847, Alice Ada Chambers, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=d332f6bf-0a8d-40d4-bdf6-d1d4eb232e62.

Alice Ada Chambers, death notice, Vancouver Province, October 30, 1948, page 19: “Chambers – Suddenly, on Oct. 28th, 1948, Alice Ada Chambers of 4412 W. 9th, in her 77th year, widow of the late Charles H. Chambers. Survived by two sons, L.C. Chambers, city; Eric (Jack) Chambers, Kelowna. Funeral Monday, Nov. 1st, at 1:30 from the T. Edwards Co. Memorial Chapel, Granville at 10th, Rev. H.J. Greig officiating. Interment, Ocean View Burial Park.”

Leslie Charles Chambers

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X9F9-2YD : accessed 02 Oct 2013), Leslie C Chambers, 31 Mar 1901.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL1H-MMP : accessed 02 Oct 2013), Leslie Charles Chambers, 1979.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1979-09-012825, Leslie Charles Chambers, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=5a8c74d8-0386-4938-a39f-7392eff5efb0

Leslie Charles Chambers, death notice, Vancouver Sun, August 23, 1979, page C-12: “Chambers – Leslie Charles (Bill), on August 19, 1979, in the Royal Columbian Hospital. Survived by his loving family, wife, Doris; 1 son, Dick, 2 daughters, Mrs. Jack (Joan) House and Mrs. Rex (Betty) Ingalls; 8 grandchildren. Private family service was held Wednesday, August 22 at 10 a.m. in Columbia Funeral Home. Rev. Top Hopp officiated.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL19-FVT : accessed 02 Oct 2013), Leslie Charles Chambers in entry for Doris Emily Chambers, 1980.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1980-09-001252, Doris Emily Chambers, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=66f136b6-d7e5-433f-b917-966fee74d340

Vancouver Sun, January 16, 1980, page F1: “Chambers – Doris Emily passed away on January 9, 1980. Survived by her loving family, son, dick and daughter-in-law Marie; daughter Betty Ingalls and son-in-law, Rex, and daughter, Joan House and son-in-law, Jack; 8 grandchildren. Private family service was held on Saturday, January 12 at the Columbia Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Hopp officiating.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL2F-J5K : accessed 02 Oct 2013), Lislie Charles Chambers in entry for Chambers, 1927.

John Eric Chambers

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JD8N-6QZ : accessed 02 Oct 2013), John Eric Chambers and Mary Evelyn Clemens, 1928.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, Registration Number: 1928-09-333142, John Eric Chambers and Mary Evelyn Clemens, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=fd5d0970-e850-4275-99a8-8c8262b0f877

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLT4-RN1 : accessed 02 Oct 2013), John Eric Chambers, 1972.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1972-09-004183, John Eric Chambers, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=6af74721-993a-4b17-adb1-634847220dfd.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLBV-SSW : accessed 02 Oct 2013), Mary Evelyn Chambers, 1973.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1973-09-012803, Mary Evelyn Chambers, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=b5fab933-6d05-48db-b7d7-6bc0a19685d1

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