Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1901, 49 Copster Road, Attercliffe Cum Darnall, Yorkshire.
• Occupation: Trimmer in Colliery, 1901.
• Occupation: Chief Petty Officer Navy - Stoker.
Charles married Gertrude Florence KNOTT, daughter of James KNOTT and Emily Jane HUTCHINSON, on 9 Apr 1914 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Gertrude Florence KNOTT was born on 21 Mar 1887 in 47 Ronver Road, Lee, Kent, died on 19 Jun 1965 in 8 Colin Blythe Road, Tonbridge, Kent and was buried in Tonbridge Cemetry, Tonbridge, Kent.)