Frederick Hose
Mary Ann Knight
Thomas Charles Hose
Fanny Goodfellow
Charles Hose


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Emilie Ellen "Poppy" Ravn

Charles Hose

  • Born: 12 Oct 1863, Willian, Herts
  • Marriage: Emilie Ellen "Poppy" Ravn 9 Dec 1905, St. Swithen's Church, Cannon Street
  • Died: Nov 1929, Beddington, Surrey, at age 66
  • Buried: 14 Nov 1929


Charles married Emilie Ellen "Poppy" Ravn on 9 Dec 1905 in St. Swithen's Church, Cannon Street. (Emilie Ellen "Poppy" Ravn was born Q2 1879 in Lewisham.)

Matriculated 1882

Hon Scd, Cambridge University 1900.

Discovered an oilfield in Sarawak, Borneo.

Charles was an Anthropologist who made a large collection of Flora and Fauna. He explored unknown Borneo.

He attributed BeriBeri to the practice of eating Milled rice and as a result received the Emporors Cup.

He induced the pagans of Borneo to give up headhunting as a method of settling tribal disputes and to take up boat racing instead.

He wrote many books over 50 years.

Link to his Biography


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