Census transcript for Richard Chapple (1837-?) & family

1851: Westwater Farm, Axminster, Devon. Richard Chapple (servant) age 13, born Axminster Devon occ Plough Boy. Household head: George Phippen, age 68, born Dalwood Devon occ Farmer of 100 acres (employs 2 labourers). NA ref HO107/1862/190-191 pages 5-6 sch 23

1861: Winkhouse, Axminster, Devon. Richard Chappell [sic] (head) age 24, born Axminster Devon occ Ag Labourer. Ann A. Chappell (wife) age 22, born Chard Somerset. NA ref RG9/1371/69 page 8 sch 37

1871: Labourer's Cottage, Chantry Wood. Richard Chapple (head) age 36, born Axminster Devon occ Ag Labourer. Amelia Chapple (wife) age 34, born Chard Somerset. William Chapple (son) age 8, born Axminster Devon. Thomas* [sic] Chapple (son) age 7, born Kilmington Devon. Alfred Chapple (son) age 5, born Kilmington Devon. Jessee [sic] Chapple (dtr [sic])** age 4, born Kilmington Devon. Elizabeth Chapple (dtr) age 2, born Kilmington Devon. George Chapple (son) age 7 months, born Kilmington Devon. NA ref RG10/2033/91 page 6 sch 24


* This entry can only refer to Richard and Amelia’s son Thornhill.

** This entry can only refer to Richard and Amelia’s son Jesse Oliver.

1881: Castle Street, Axminster, Devon. Amelia Chapple (head,widow) age 42, occ laundress, born Chard Somerset. Ella Chapple (dtr) age 12, scholar, born Kilmington Devon. George Chapple (son), age 10, born Kilmington Devon. Arthur Chapple (son) age 8, born Kilmington Devon. Frederick Chapple (son) age 1, born Axminster Devon. Charles Hoskins (lodger) age 19, born Bridport Dorset occ Ostler an an Inn. NA ref RG11/2127/13 page 20

1891: Castle Hill, Axminster, Devon. Amelia Chapple (head, widow) age 51, born Church Somerset occ laundress. Ella Chapple (dtr) age 22, born Kilmington Devon occ Laundress assistant. Fred Chapple (son) age 11, born Axminster Devon. George Godfrey (boarder) age 51, born Whimple Devon occ Groom. NA ref RG12/1667/45 page 17

1901: Castle Hill, Axminster, Devon. Amelia Chapple (head, widow) age 62, born Church Somerset occ Laundress. Ella Chapple (dtr) age 32, born Kilmington Devon occ Laundress. Frank Bastin (boarder) age 25, born Ottery St Mary Devon occ Railway porter. John Larcombe (boarder) age 14, born Chardstock Devon occ stable boy. NA ref RG13/2017/51 page 18

1911: Castle Hill, Axminster, Devon. Amelia Chapple (head, widow) age 71, born Chard Somerset occ Laundress. May Chapple (g-dtr, single) age 20, born Axminster Devon occ Laundress (assistant). James Stenner (boarder, single) age 24, born Exeter Devon occ Moulder, iron foundary. NA ref RG14 PN12510 RD268 SD2 ED10 Sch6