Charles Speller in 1881 is a platelayer, born in Elsenham about 1854, he marries at Elsenham, Mary born about 1852 of Henham and has six children born in Henham, Florence aged 8 (1873), Jane aged 6 (1875), William aged 4 (1877) Thirza aged 2 (1879), Sarah aged 2 (1879 - 1925) Lilly (1881). Mary dies in 1884 aged 32.

The 1891 census shows Charles is now living at Woodend Green and Hetty nee Barker is now his wife married in 1886. She has two daughter Lily Barker aged 12 and Frank Barker aged 7. They have the following children Herbert (1887), Augustus Charles (1888), Alice May (1891 Widdington), Leonard Walter (1893 Widdington), Charles Arthur (1894 Ware, Herts), Walter John (1895 Hunsdon Herts). Charles died in 1916 in Whitechapel London.