Charles Richard Chaplin was christened on 17 November 1861at Wolston in Warwickshire.By the time he was 10 years old his family had moved to Wales and in 1881 Charles was living at 1 Chapel Street, Llandudno and working as a joiner.
Charles married Elizabeth Louisa Hersee in 1883 at St Georges, Llandudno. Elizabeth was born in 1858 and was christened 2 March 1859 in Llandudno.
They had the following children:
Charles Egbert Chaplin was born on 9 Jan 1885 at Longton House, Old Road, Llandudno. Charles married Ethel Maud Livermore. Florence Chaplin, born abt 1888 in Corris, Montgomeryshire. Florence married .a man called Jones Harry Leslie Chaplin was born on 5 August 1898 at Bron Castle, Llandrillo yn Rhos. Leslie married Mabel. John Vivian Chaplin (born 1887, Corris) Richard Thomas Chaplin was born on 13 November 1890 in Colwyn Bay. Hilda Ada Chaplin was born on 7 March 1893 at Lilly Cottage, Llandrillo yn Rhos. Ada married John (Jack) Clarke , son of William Clarke, at St Paul's Church, Colwyn on 11 April 1921. John was a chauffeur at that time. Frederick Arthur Chaplin was born on 9 June 1894 at Llandrillo yn Rhos. He died 1959. Frederick married Gwen George Hersee Chaplin was born on 31 May 1896 at Bron Castle, Llandrillo yn Rhos. He died 1896 and was buried in Llandrill-yn-Rhos. Anne Chaplin was born 1903 and died the same year. She was buried in Llandrill-yn-Rhos.
Charles Richard Chaplin became a photographer and in 1901 is living at Rose Cottage, Seaview Terrace, Colwyn Bay. His wife is also described as a photographer