Charles Robert Owen Jarvis's London

Charles Robert Owen Jarvis, born in 1831 was my great great grandfather. He was born in Limehouse and he spent all his time in London living in the East End before moving to Middlesbrough in 1878. Here's where you would have found him in London, superimposed onto a map from 1880.

If you want to know what happened at each of the locations, here's the key:

A Gill Street Limehouse. Home of William Jarvis and family in 1841

P 6 Three Colt Street. Home of William Jarvis and family in 1842, and place of William Jarvis's death (in 1842)

B 5 Rich Street. Home of widowed Elizabeth Jarvis and her family in 1851

First home of Charles and Maria Jarvis after their marriage.

Birthplace of first daughter, Elizabeth Christiana Ann Jarvis in 1853

C 23 Shepperton Street Islington. Charles Jarvis lodged here before his marriage in 1853

D 14 Park Street Poplar. Home of Charles and Maria Jarvis in 1854

Birthplace of daughter Maria Jarvis

E 37 Northumberland Street Poplar. Home of the Jarvis family in 1857

Birthplace of daughter Clara Jarvis and son Frederick William Jarvis.

Place of death of Charles Jarvis's mother, Elizabeth.

F 16 Ellerthorpe Street Poplar. Home of the Jarvis family in 1860 & 1861

Birthplace of Charles Benjamin Jarvis

G 3 West Cottages Poplar. Home of the Jarvis family in 1863

Death place of Charles Benjamin Jarvis

H 3 Samuda Street Cubitt Town. Home of the Jarvis family in 1863

Birthplace of son Thomas Charles Jarvis

I 12 Norfolk Terrace. Home of the Jarvis family in 1867

Birthplace of daughter Jessie Elizabeth Jarvis.

Likely place of death of first daughter, Elizabeth Jarvis

J 24 William Street Poplar. Home of the Jarvis family in 1869

Birthplace of daughter Alice Christina Jarvis

K 62 Northumberland Street Poplar. Home of the Jarvis family in 1873

L 120 Turners Road. Home of the Jarvis family in 1876

Birthplace of son Charles Robert Owen Jarvis

M Church Lane School. School that Charles attended 1834-1940

N Ropemaker’s School. School that Charles attended 1840-1842

O Limehouse National School. School that Charles attended 1842-1845.

P 27 Three Colt Street. Location of Wiliam Jarvis’s hairdressing shop

Q East India Dock Road. Site of John Lilley workshop, Charles first job 1845-1847

R Limekiln Limehouse. Site of Joseph King boatbuilders, Charles apprenticeship 1847-1853

S Samuda Shipbuilding Yard. Charles worked here 1853-1869

T St. Dunstan in the East. Church where Charles was baptised in 1834

U St. Anne’s Poplar. Church where Maria Vaughan (future wife of Charles) was baptised.

William Jarvis was buried here in 1842.

Thomas Vaughan, father of Maria Vaughan, buried here in 1852.

Charles Benjamin Jarvis was buried here in 1863.

V St. Mary’s Islington. Church where Charles and Maria were married in 1853.

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