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This is page 4 of 5 tracing the history of the Tippins family. Originally from the Shoreditch and Hackney areas of London, it shows the branches that moved to Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Lancashire and Sleaford, Lincolnshire as well as the link by marriage to the Chapple family  If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse by clicking the last page/next page buttons or following the numbered e.g. [2] or parental [Parents] links.

The Tippins Family of Shoreditch, London

Fourth Generation

10.Link to census Herbert Frank TIPPINS [Parents]. Born 15/6/1874 in Chorlton upon Medlock, Lancashire. Herbert died 22/2/1959 in Sale, Cheshire.


An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “TIPPINS Herbert Frank of 111 Marsland Road Sale Cheshire died 22 February 1959 at Withington Hospital Manchester 20 Probate Manchester 23 April to Geraldine Mary Tippins widow. Effects £1565 12s. 6d.” (The equivalent of around £33,000 today.) Occupation: Plumber.


In quarter ending March 1900, when Herbert was age 25, he married Ann Emma PENNOCK in Chorlton. Ann Emma was born quarter ending March 1875 in Manchester & died quarter ending September 1901 in Chorlton upon Medlock, age 26.


They had no children.


On 16/6/1917, when Herbert Frank was age 43, he married Geraldine Mary CAMPBELL (a widow, nee O’Halloran) in Rangoon, Burma where Herbert owned and ran a successful sanitary and plumbing business. Geraldine was born 28/2/1891 in Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland & died 26/3/1982 in Sale Cheshire, age 91.


They had the following children:


(1) Marion Frances, born 3/4/1918 in Burma and died 1/1/1990 in Somerset, age 71. (2) Frank, born about 1920.


11. Thomas William Tippins censusThomas William TIPPINS [Parents]. Born 1880 in Hackney and died in 1962 in Edmonton, Middlesex, age 81. Occupation: Commercial clerk (1901); Sub-superintendent, Life Assurance (1911).


On 19/12/1903, when Thomas William was age 23, he married Emily Elizabeth SMITH (1881-1934) in Edmonton Register Office.


They had the following children:


(1) Leslie Stuart Thomas, born 27/9/1904 in Hackney and died in May 1987 in Worthing Sussex. In 1938, when Leslie Stuart Thomas was age 33, he married Dorothy Isobel BUBB (1911-2000) in Edmonton. (2) Winifred Mabel Anne, born 20/8/1906 in Portsmouth and died 13/4/1982 in Wilstead, Bedfordshire, age 75. Winifred never married. (3) Dorothy Vaughan, born 14/12/1908 in Portsmouth. It’s not known when she died. (4) Cecily Ethel, born 1/12/1912 in Hove. It’s not known when she died. In 1939, when Cecily Ethel was age 26, she married Charles E. RIDLEY (1904-?) in Edmonton.


12. Horace Alfred Tippins censusHorace Alfred TIPPINS [Parents]. Born 2/4/1884 in Hackney. It’s not known when he died; there’s no trace of a death registration.


On 23/6/1910, when Horace Alfred was age 26, he married Margaret WEBB (about 1888-?) in St Peter & St Paul, Chingford, Essex. There’s evidence Margaret remarried in 1937 to William H. Smith in Islington.


They had the following child:


(1) Stella, born 7/9/1910 in Hackney and died August 1996 in Darlington, age 85. Stella never married.


Horace appearsd in the 1938 Electoral Register living at 14 Ashburton Grove, Islington with Elsie Maud Anna Tippins. However, there’s no trace of a marriage registration. Horace is also missing from the 1939 Register although Elsie does appear, still at 14 Ashburton Grove. This record gives her birth date as 5/3/1892 which is the date provided for death registration purposes in 1976 in Barnet.


13. Frank Hubert Tippins censusFrank Hubert TIPPINS [Parents]. Born 9/4/1887 in West Ham, Essex and died 1/2/1964 in Old Windsor, Berkshire, age 76. An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “TIPPINS Frank Hubert of The Manor Church Road Old Windsor Berkshire died 1 February 1964 Probate London 3 April to John Barrett Turner trades association secretary. £213.” (Worth around £4,239 today.)


In 1939, when Frank Hubert was age 26, he married Winifred Maude BARRATT (1892-1954) in Holborn, London. They had one child who may still be alive.


14. Link to censusWalter William TIPPINS [Parents]. Born 13/2/1868 in Spitalfields, Middlesex & died quarter ending September 1948 in Edmonton, age 80. Occupation: Fish porter.


In the quarter ending June 1892, when Walter William was age about 24, he married Alice WALKER in West Ham, Essex. Alice was born 3/6/1870 in Islington, Alice died in 1943 in West Ham, age about 73.


They had the following children:


(1) Emily May, born 30/1/1893 in Stratford, Emily died in 1984 in Enfield, age 91. (2) Elizabeth Alice, born quarter ending March 1895 in West Ham & died there quarter ending September 1895. (3) Florence Emmeline, born 18/2/1896 in Stratford & died October 1989 in Newham, age 93. In the quarter ending December 1916, when Florence Emmeline was age 20, she married Charles Robert LOOKER  in West Ham. Born 26/12/1894 in Buckden, Huntingdonshire, Charles Robert died 1974 in Newham, age about 79. Charles and Florence had 5 children, all of whom may still be alive. (4) Walter George Leslie [15].

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