interesting marriage capers
Victim: Charles Doubleday c 1853-1934
Circumstance: Charles Doubleday was for 40 years married to Lavinia he had previously had several children by his housekeeper, her mother, Mrs Wharton who died in childbirth. He took up with Lavinia six months later (when she was 17).
Origin of this story: 1891 census, letter from Beryl Chapman.