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c.1866 Born in Hull, son of James Downs (1831-1904) and his wife Lillias
1936 Died - see obituary
THE LATE Mr CHARLES DOWNS.- We have to record the death of Mr. Charles Downs, which took place on March 29th, after a long illness. Mr. Downs had been connected with Rose, Downs and Thompson Ltd., of Hull all his life and held the office of Managing Director for upwards of thirty years.