Born: 1860, Ipswich.

Baptised: 17th June 1860, at St. Matthew’s Church, Ipswich. Parents: George Gowing & Emma Sheldrick.

Died: 28th October 1915; age: 54; at Lowestoft, Suffolk.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 23528.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,





1861   50, Handford Road, Ipswich.


Charles was 10 months old and living with his parents & sister.

George Gowing Sheldrick, 27, a Tailor, born Ipswich.

Emma Sheldrick (nee Buxton), 26, born Ipswich.

Harriet Eliza Sheldrick, 3, born Ipswich.

2 lodgers.


1871   Dillwyn Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 11 years old and living with his parents.

George, 37, a Tailor.

Emma, 36, a Laundress.

1 lodger.


1891   2, Clay Court, Crown Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 30 years old, a Tailor. He was married and Head of the Household.

Susanna, 30, a Tailoress.

Carrie, 3.


1901   8, Elm Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 41 years old, a House Painter – own account. He was Head of the Household.

Susanna, 41.

Carrie, 13.


1911   28, Gymnasium Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 50 years old, a House Decorator. He was Head of the Household.

Susanna, 50.


Charles’s mother, Emma Sheldrick died 1902, Ipswich. His father George Gowing Sheldrick died February 1910, Ipswich.


In 1887, Ipswich, Charles married Susanna Amelia Delliway, born 1859, Hadham Cross, Hertfordshire. They had 1 daughter:

Caroline Harriet Sheldrick, born 1887, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Susanna Sheldrick – widow.

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