Simon's Family History

FIFTH GENERATION


28. Edward CHAPMAN was christened on 24 Jun 1827 in Egham, Surrey1. He died on 9 Mar 1868 in Knowle Hill, Egham3. He was buried on 14 Mar 1868 in Virginia Water, Surrey1.

His occupations have been recorded as :-
Agricultural Labourer (1851, 1861 Census, Son William's Birth Certificate 1866)
Cowman ( (Son William's Marriage Certificate 1895, Death Certificate 1868)

Recorded addresses :-
Wentworth Cottages, Christ Church Rd, Virginia Water, Surrey (1841 Census)
Virginia Water (1851, 1861 Census)
Knowle Hill, Surrey (Death Certificate 1868)

He was married to Ellen HAWKINS on 14 Feb 1852 in Egham, Surrey2.

29. Ellen HAWKINS (photo) was born about 1832 in Virginia Water. She was baptised on 30 Jun 1839 in Egham1. A side note in the Egham Parish Register notes that Ellen was 8 years old when she was baptised. She died on 10 Dec 1907 at Warren Lodge, Knowle Hill,  Virginia Water4. She was buried on 15 Dec 1907 in Virginia Water1.

Her occupations have been recorded as :-
Laundress (1851, 1861, 1881 Census)
Nurse (1891 Census)
Practicing Midwife (1900 g'daughter Louisa's notes)
Lodge Keeper (1901 Census)

Recorded addresses :-
Wentworth Cottages, Christ Church Rd, Virginia Water (1841 Census)
18 Little Guildford St, Bloomsbury, London (1851 Census - visitor with sister Frances family)
Virginia Water (1861 Census)
Knowle Hill, Surrey (1871, 1881 Census, Burial 1907)
Hawthorn Cottage, Knowle Hill (1891 Census)
Warren Lodge, Wentworth Estate, Virginia Water (1901 Census)

Children were:

child i. Edward CHAPMAN was born on 10 Sep 1853 in Egham. He appeared on the census in 1881 in Knowle Hill, Egham, Surrey as a Farm Labourer.
child ii. Betsy CHAPMAN was born about 1857 in Virginia Water. She appeared on the census in 1881 in Westminster St James, London as a Domstic Servant.
child iii. Annie CHAPMAN was born about 1860 in Virginia Water?.
child iv. James CHAPMAN was christened on the 5 May 1861 in Virginia Water1. He appeared on the census in 1881 in Knowle Hill, Egham as a Gardener.
child v. John CHAPMAN was born about 1863 in Knowle Hill, Egham. He appeared on the census in 1881 in Knowle Hill, Egham as a Gardener.
child14 vi. William CHAPMAN was born on 13 Oct 1866 in Knowle Hill, Egham. He was christened on 18 Nov 1866 in Virginia Water, Surrey. He died on 22 Jan 1945 in Virginia Water.
child vii. Jane CHAPMAN was born about 1867 in Knowle Hill, Egham.

Sources :-
1. Parish Register - locations as stated in the text above.
2. Marriage Certificate - 1852, Mar Q, Windsor, 2c-493.
3. Edward's Death Certificate - 1868, Mar Q, Windsor, 2c-260
4. Ellen's Death Certificate - 1907, Dec Q, Windsor, 2c-251
4. Census returns :-
     1851 - HO107/1695/f.189/p.18 (Edward)
     1851 - HO107/1507/f.147/p.24 (Ellen)
     1861 - RG9/758/f.121/p.2
     1871 - RG10/1298/f.20/p.31
     1881 - RG11/1321/f.127/p.21
     1891 - RG12/1009/f.126/p.25
     1901 - RG13/1166/f.33/p.23


 

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