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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.

Blew me away. Way to go.

I'd have had more exciting afternoons at the corn clinic. Get this snoozeworthy material off the site.
 
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