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Charlie Chaplin’s Manchester school days revealed ›

16 July, 2013

It’s always fascinating to learn about a celebrity’s early years, so we were intrigued to discover evidence of silent film star Charlie Chaplin’s school days in our Manchester School Registers. Here is Chaplin’s admission register from Armitage Street Board School, Manchester where he went to school in 1899 while he was performing in the north of England. He appears about… Read more ›

Famous family trees: Charlie Chaplin ›

8 March, 2012

Welcome to the first in a new series of blogs which explores the family trees of the famous. Experienced family historian, Roy Stockdill, takes us on a journey through time as he investigates the family history of the famous, both living and dead. Roy’s first blog focuses on silent film star Charlie Chaplin. Did you read those speculative headlines about… Read more ›