CRAUSE, Charles - Extra Data
Joint Leader of CRAUSE's Party
Wiltshire and Swindon Borough Council Record Office
Charles son of Mr. Charles CRUSE [sic] baptised 6 May 1740 in St.Bartholomew and All Saints, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire [father of the settler siblings]
Oxfordshire Family History Society
Charles CRUSE of Greenhill in the Parish of Wootton Bassett and Mary DAVEY of this Parish were married by Licence on the 4th May 1778 in the Abbey Church of St.Peter and St.Paul, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.
Witnesses: Vinc't GOSFORDand Elizabeth MOULDEN
Charles CRAUSE Senior was a Captain in the 65th Regiment of Foot. Latterly he lived at Spring Grove in Redwings Lane, Pembury, Kent, and several of his children were baptised in St.Peter's, Pembury.
Charles Steel, son of Charles and Mary CROSSE [sic] baptised 24 December 1873 in All Saints, Fornham, Suffolk.
Siblings of Charles Steel CRAUSE:
Amelia born 28 February 1782. Privately baptised and registered with siblings 1 August 1799 in St.Peter, Pembury, Kent. [married John BAILIE]
William baptised 15 March 1783 "William son of Charles and Mary CRUSE was born R.C." in St.Bartholomew and All Saints, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire.
Charlotte privately baptised and registered 20 April 1787 at St.Peter, Pembury, Kent.
Henry Augustus born ca 1790/91. Privately baptised and registered with siblings 1 August 1799 in St.Peter, Pembury, Kent. He died on 15 March 1857 in Brixton, Surrey, aged 66.
John Anthony privately baptised as John and registered 5 February 1793 at St.Peter, Pembury, Kent
Julia privately baptised and registered 24 June 1798 at St.Peter, Pembury, Kent.
Henrietta privately baptised and registered with siblings 1 August 1799 in St.Peter, Pembury, Kent.
There was also a Mary Anne (see correspondence), believed to have been born in Dublin.
National Archives, London
RG4/4391 Register of Burials at Elim Baptist Chapel, Fetter Lane, London.
Charles CRAUSE, aged 63, of the Parish of Liberty of the Rolls, was buried in this chapel on 15 May 1802
Greenwich Hospital School Admissions (ADM73/204/92 National Archives)
Charles CRAUSE married Emily BONIFACE 5 July 1809 (admission papers for son Percy)
On line registers at City Ark:
Major Jackson CRAUSE, son of Charles and Emily, was born on24 May 1810 and christened on 15 July in St.Mary Magdalene, Gillingham
Edward James Bowen, son of Charles and Emily CRAUSE, baptised 8 August 1813 in St.Mary. Magdalene, Gillingham, Kent. Father's occupation: Army.
Charles William Treagose, son of Charles and Emily CRAUSE baptised 10 August 1814 in St.Mary's, Chatham, Kent (born 17 September 1813) Father's occupation: Lieut. of the Royal Marines.
Letitia Emily, daughter of Charles and Emily CRAUSE, baptised 14 November 1819 in St.Mary's, Chatham, Kent. Father's occupation: Lieut. of Marines.
Henry Augustus, son of Charles and Emily CRAUSE baptised 14 November 1819 in St.Mary's, Chatham, Kent. Father's occupation: Lieut. of Marines.
Percy McCausland CRAUSE born at sea 12 April 1819 (ADM73/204/92 National Archives)
From "Bailie's Party of 1820 Settlers" by M.D. Nash
Charles CRAUSE (1784-1867) was commissioned as Second Lieutenant, 19th Company (Chatham Division) Royal Marines in 1800, was made Lieutenant in 1804, and served on HMS Albion and HMS Irresistable. He was placed on half-pay in October 1814.
Family returned to England in 1826.
Canterbury Cathedral Archives:
Percy McCausland, son of Charles and Emily CRAUSE, half pay officer, baptised 2 July 1826 in St.James the Apostle, Dover, Kent
London Metropolitan Archives:
Helen Lavinia, daughter of Charles and Emily CRAUSE, Waterloo Road, Gent, baptised 27 April 1831 in St.George the Martyr, London (born 28 December 1825)
Mary Rebecca, daughter of Charles and Emily CRAUSE, Waterloo Road, Gent, baptised 27 April 1831 in St.George the Martyr, London (born 23 March 1830)
11 July 1866 St.Paul's, Deptford
Charles Steel CRAUSE widower, gentleman, married Josephine LONGBOTTOM, spinster
Groom's father: Charles CRAUSE, Captain of the 65th Regt. of Foot
Bride's father: Joseph LONGBOTTOM, Gentleman
Charles Steel CRAUSE (signed)
Josephine LONGBOTTOM (mark)
Witnesses: William Robert BRIGGS and Joseph DUN[...]
National Probate Index
Charles Steel CRAUSE late of Bromley Common in the County of Kent Gentleman deceased who died 10 October 1867. Effects under £300.