Frederick Charles Wilton – stage manager and actor – (1802-1899) was born 3 December 1802 in Bristol. He went on to become a famous actor and stage manager. During the period 1826-7, he performed on the stage in Perth. From 1846 to 1875, Frederick Charles Wilton was the very successful stage manager of the Britannia Theatre in London’s East End. A keen diarist, he died 8 September 1889 in Sydney, where he had retired to in 1876.