#17420, (between 1767 and 1771 - 4 February 1851)
|Birth||Charles Hitt was born between 1767 and 1771 in Devon.2|
|Marriage||He married Elizabeth Collins on 16 Apr 1807 in Holy Trinity, Exeter, Devon.|
Witnesses were Rich Pullen & Elizabeth Whicker, who were witnesses to many of the marriages there so likely didn't know Charles and Elizabeth.3
|1841 Census||Charles and Elizabeth Hitt appeared on the 1841 Census of St Sidwell Exeter, Devon, enumerated 1841. Charles was 70, a Gardner, and born in the county. Elizabeth was 65 and born in the county. With them was [probably their daughter] Mary (40) and Elizabeth Jr (6). [Note that the 1841 census records ages rounded down to the nearest 5 years, does not record relationships, and only indicates whether or not the person was born in the county]2 |
|Death||Charles died on 4 Feb 1851 in Sidwell Street, Exeter, County of Exeter.|
Information as recorded on the certificate: Charles Hitt, age 76, Greengrocer, died of natural decay. The informant was Susan Bragginton of Woodbine Place, Exeter, who was present at the death. She signed with an X.4
|Research Note|| Susana Braginton was on the 1851 census at Sidwell Street Woodbine Place with her husband Thomas. Susana's occupation was 'nurse.' |
- Transcript of the Parish Register of Broadclyst, Devon, 1652-1850 (Family History Library, Film #916761 & 916,762).
- 1841 Census for England & Wales, HO107/268 Book 4 Folio 19. Image viewed at Ancestry or Findmypast.
- Transcript of the Parish Register of Holy Trinity Exeter, 1563-1837 (FHL Photoduplication Services, film #917095).
- Copy death certificate of Charles Hitt, died 4 February 1851, registered 7 February 1851 in the Registration District of Exeter.