MATHEWS, Charles James (1803-1878)

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English actor, manager & playwright. Born 26 December 1803, Liverpool, England. Son of Charles Mathews (actor) and Anne Jackson. Married (1) Madame Vestris (actress), (2) Lizzie Weston (actress). Died 21 June 1878, aged 74.

On stage in England, USA, Australia and India from 1835. Toured Australia, 1870-1871.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 32, 93, 265.

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