Census transcript for James Chapple (1848-1903) & family

1851: Beer Street, Beer, Devon. Charles Chapple (head) age 28, born Uplyme Devon occ Fisherman. Eliza Chapple (wife) age 28, born Beer Devon. Louisa Chapple (dtr) age 7, born Beer Devon. James Chapple (son) age 2, born Beer Devon. NA ref HO107/1862/685 page 9 sch 36

1861: West side of Beer Street, Beer, Devon. Charles Chapple (head) age 35 born Beer Devon, occ Fisherman Eliza Chapple (wife) age 39 born Beer Devon occ Honiton Lacemaker. James Chapple (son) age 12, born Beer Devon. Charles Chapple (son) age 7, scholar, born Beer Devon.  NA ref RG9/1374/71 page 7 sch 46

1871: West side of street, Seaton & Beer, Devon. Elisabeth Chapple (wife) age 23, born Beer Devon occ Honiton Lacemaker. James Chapple (son) age 1, born Beer Devon. Amanda Leyman (sister in law [sic]) age 15, born Beer Devon occ Honiton Lacemaker. Agnes Leyman (sister in law [sic]) age 11, born Beer Devon occ Honiton Lacemaker. NA ref RG10/2036/97 page 7 sch 40

1881: 8 Common Lane, Seaton & Beer, Devon. James Chapple (head) age 32, born Beer Devon occ Mariner also in the Royal Navy Reserve. Elisabeth Chapple (wife) age 33, born Beer Devon. James Chapple (son) age 11, born Beer Devon. William Chapple (son) age 9, born Beer Devon. Charles Chapple (son) age 5, born Beer Devon. Harold Chapple (son) age 3, born Beer Devon. NA ref RG11/2130/89 page 3 sch 11

1871: On board the vessel “Penelope”. James Chapple (married) age 22, born Beer Devon occ Able Seaman. The vessel Penelope's position on census night was given as River Mersey. Her tonnage 119, number 39187, home port Teignmouth. The master was John H. Hosking. NA ref RG10/3775/187 page 1

1891: Common Lane, Seaton & Beer, Devon. James Chapple (head) age 42, born Seaton & Beer Devon occ Merchant Seaman. Elizabeth Chapple (wife) age 43, born Seaton & Beer Devon. William H. Chapple (son) age 19, born Seaton & Beer Devon occ Merchant Seaman. Charles Chapple (son) age 15, born Seaton & Beer Devon occ Merchant Seaman. Harold Chapple (son) age 12, born Seaton & Beer Devon occ Gentleman's Servant. Cecil Frank Chapple (son) age 4, born Seaton & Beer Devon. Frederick P. Chapple (son) age 3, born Seaton & Beer Devon. NA ref RG12/1669/150-151 pages 18-19 sch 133

1901: 8 Common Lane, Seaton & Beer, Devon. James Chapple (head) age 52, born Beer Devon occ Fisherman. Elizabeth Chapple (wife) age 53, born Beer Devon. William H. Chapple (son) age 29, born Beer Devon occ Fisherman. Fred Percy Chapple (son) age 13, born Beer Devon. NA ref RG13/2019/112 page 36 sch 260

1901: Harold Chapple (crew, single) age 25, born Beer Devon occ Petty Officer 2 Class. On board HMS Ramillies a "First Class Battleship", captain Robert S. Lowry. Its tender, HMS Boxer, was a "Torpedo Boat Destroyer". Its station was given as “Mediterranean” & its position the Grand Harbour, Valetta, Malta. NA ref RG13/5331/50 page 13