Charles James Shorthouse1

#7954, (October 1844-8 July 1906)
Charts The Wansburys of Shoreham, Kent.
Birth*OCT 1844 Charles James Shorthouse was born in OCT 1844 at Birkenhead, Cheshire, EnglandG.2 
Marriage*1872 He married Elizabeth Cheeseman, daughter of William Cheeseman and Ann Neal, in 1872 at Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaG.1 
Occupation*1896 The occupation of Charles James Shorthouse was 'Station Master, Murrumbeena Railway Station.3
Death*8 JUL 1906 He died on 8 JUL 1906 at Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaG, aged 61.4 


Elizabeth Cheeseman b. 12 Dec 1849, d. 6 Dec 1889
Last Edited4 Apr 2018


  1. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, marriage; Eliza Cheeseman & Charles James Shorthouse, VIC, 1872, no 4563.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Wirral, Cheshire, Oct-Dec 1844, vol 19 298.
  3. [S103] Unknown author, "City Directories", Victoria, Melbourne, Sands Directory, Murrumbeena, p334.
  4. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, death; Chas Jas Shorthouse, age 60, parents Geo Shorthouse & Margt. Keirghan, VIC, 1906, no 8075.
  5. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, birth; Annie Georgina Shorthouse, parents Chas James & Eliza Cheeseman, Cheltenham VIC, 1873, no 15254.
  6. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, birth & bapt; Ada Eliza Shorthouse, parents Charles James & Eliza , St Stephens, Richmond, VIC, fhl 992953.
  7. [S122] Newspaper records, Death notice, The Age, Melbourne 3 Oct 1877, retrieved via Trove Newspapers web site.
  8. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, birth, Ada Eliza Shorthouse, parents Charles James Shorthouse & Eliza Cheeseman, Richmond, VIC, 1879, no 18624.
  9. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, birth, George Alexander Neal Shorthouse, parents Charles James Shorthouse & Eliza Cheeseman, Bright, VIC, 1887, no 8814.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016