Charles was born on the 28th of April 1858 and died on the 12th of September 1933 at the age of 75
He married Jane Smart in June 1888 and then moved Abbey Farm, Great Massingham with Jane. His son John Arthur Dewar was born on the 3rd of August 1891 and became Chairman and Director of John Dewar & Sons.
Charles was a Justice of the Peace, County Councillor and President of the Norfolk Chamber of Agriculture. His legacy in Great Massingham lives on with the land bequeathed to the community for the Village Hall and, more recently, Charles Dewar Close.
Charles enjoyed his role in Great Massingham as a “gentleman farmer” and was held in high regard within the community.
Charles and his wife are buried in the churchyard in St. Mary’s Church in Great Massingham