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Charles Alfieri (1828-94) Schoolmaster, apparently many prominent Potteries people attended the 'Northwood classical and commercial academy'
'Alfieri's Academy' was a two-storied stucco house with 'Gothic' features in Birch Street, Northwood. 



father: Antonio Bernardo Carlo Alfieri
(a major in the Italian army)
Mother: Mary
(born Essex)  
Charles Alfieri wife:
Elizabeth Julia ne้ Marriner
b) Harriett


c1820 Charles Alfieri was born about 1828 in Soho, London. His father Antonio B C Alfieri retired from the Italian army made a living as a linguist.
1852 Charles Alfieri founded a boarding school in Northwood, Hanley known as the 'Northwood classical and commercial academy'
1855 C A married Elizabeth Julia ne้ Marriner
1871 a the time of this census Charles and Elizabeth were living at the academy which was in Birch Street, Northwood. 
They lived there with 7 children and 5 school boarders all of whom were born in or near the Potteries.
1881  by the time of this census Charles had remarried - his wife was given as a 36 year old named Harriett. 
There were only 3 boarding scholars (again all of whom were born in or near the Potteries, the remainder of the pupils were day scholars.
1894 The academy continued until 1894 when Charles retired to the south of England. 
1894 Charles Alfieri died at Southsea in June 1894 - he was buried in Hanley cemetery.

Charles Alfieri was for a number of years the president of the North Staffordshire Photographic Society, he had an interest in the Potteries 'Mechanics Institute'.
He was a churchwarden at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Lower Mayer Street, Northwood. 


1881 census:

Dwelling: Northwood Academy
Census Place: Stoke Upon Trent, Staffordshire, England


Marr | Age | Sex

  Birthplace Occupation
Charles ALFIERI M 53 M  Head Soho, Middlesex Head Mas Of Private School
Harriet ALFIERI  M 36 F Wife South Ton, Hampshire  
Julia M. ALFIERI  U 22 F Daur Hanley Assistant School Mistress
Emily ALFIERI U 13 F Daur Hanley Scholar
Arthur ALFIERI  U 7 M Son Hanley Scholar
Gertrude E. ALFIERI 4 F  Daur Hanley  
Harrold ALFIERI  1 M  Son Hanley  
Joseph KAY  U 21 M Boarder Harborne Assistant Master
Harry BROADHURST 15 M  Boarder Longton Scholar
Anthony W. WARRILOW  10 M  Boarder Hanley Scholar
Harry WARRILOW  9 M  Boarder Hanley Scholar
Elizth. FORRELL  U 20 F Servant Cobridge General Servant