The Charles Family of Pelsall Hall

      The Charles family were the landed gentry of Pelsall and occupied Pelsall Hall for generations between 1785 and 1917.

Photograph copyright A Bates  Pelsall Times

John Smith Charles and Annie Snowdin Charles who occupied Pelsall Hall between 1866 and 1901/17.  The couple had five children, Annie Catherine Charles, Beatrice Ethel Charles, John Roger Charles, Laura Theresa Charles and Michael Thomas Charles.

All photographs seen above and below have been published in either The Charles Family and Pelsall Hall Book or The Charles Family of Pelsall Hall and People of Pelsall 1892 -1897 by Annita Bates

Photograph copyright A Bates  Pelsall Times

Pelsall Hall as it looked in 1894.

Photograph copyright A Bates  Pelsall Times

Charles family members in the garden at the rear of Pelsall Hall

Back Row L-R: ?, Annie Snowdin Charles, Michael Charles

Middle Row L-R: ? Beatrice Warren (nee Charles), Laura Charles, ?, ?

Front Row L- R: Stephanie Warren, Hugh St.John Warren and Hermione Warren

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Beatrice Ethel Charles, John Roger Charles, Stephen Percy Warren, Laura Theresa Charles, Annie 'Katie' Charles,?, Michael Thomas Charles, ?

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The Rev. Grice and his wife at Pelsall Hall in 1894

Photograph copyright  A Bates  Pelsall Times

Rear: ?,?,Annie Snowdin Charles,?, Stephen Percy Warren,?,?

Middle: Beatrice Ethen Charles,?, Laura Theresa Charles,?,?

Front:? Hugh St John Warren, Stephanie Hope Warren

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Annie Snowdin Charles, John Smith Charles, Beatrice Ethel Warren (nee Charles), Michael Thomas Charles and Laura Theresa Charles seen at the rear of Pelsall Hall

Photograph copyright  A Bates  Pelsall Times

Annie 'Katie' Charles, John Roger Charles,?, ?, Laura Theresa Charles

Left of arch Beatrice Ethel Charles and Michael Thomas Charles to the right

This photograph was taken of the Paradise Lane entrance to the Hall.

Photograph copyright  A Bates  Pelsall Times

Michael Thomas Charles, Laura Theresa Charles, Beatrice Ethel Charles,?, ?

Photograph copyright  A Bates  Pelsall Times

Charles family members and members of the clergy prepare for a game of tennis in 1883

Photograph copyright  A Bates  Pelsall Times

Tennis in the grounds of Pelsall Hall in 1894

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John Roger Charles, ?, Stephen Percy Warren and ?

photographed in September 1895

                                           Photograph copyright A Bates  Pelsall Times 

Hall Lane, Pelsall as it looked in 1894

Photograph copyright  A Bates  Pelsall Times

 St Michael and All Angels Church, Pelsall in 1894

The photographs above and further information about the Charles family and Pelsall Hall can be found in the following books: The Charles Family and Pelsall Hall and The Charles Family of Pelsall Hall and the People of Pelsall 1892 - 1897 by Annita Bates which are on sale at the Kind Thoughts, High Street, Pelsall and  R W Print Norton Road, Pelsall.

Look out for further information about how the Charles family entertained the People of Pelsall.