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This is page 16 of 19 tracing the history of the Chapple family of Devon. 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 Chapple Family of Devon

Twelfth Generation (continued)

85.Link to census Charles CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 8/7/1853 in Beer, Devon, and baptized there 14/8/1853. It is not known when Charles died.

On 2/3/1876, when Charles was age 22, he married Sarah Elizabeth BANBURY, daughter of Edward BANBURY, a Labourer, in Axminster Parish Church. Sarah Elizabeth was born about 1853 in Beer and died in July 1905, age about 52. She was buried 18/7/1905 at St Michael, Beer.

They had the following children, all born and baptized in Seaton & Beer:

(1) Claude John, born about February 1877 and baptized 5/3/1877. (2) Gertrude Helen, born about October 1878 and baptized 13/10/1878. (3) Arthur Edward, born about December 1880 and baptized 12/12/1880. (4) Irene M, born about July 1885 and baptized 12/7/1885.

86.Link to census Orinea CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 25/3/1860 in Beer. Orinea died 17/12/1900 at 3 William Street, Marylebone, London. Cause of death certified by E. W. Proctor MRCS as Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Haemoptysis.

In 1878, when Orinea was age about 18, she married Francis Osmint EBERS. Born 18/2/1860 in Kensington, his birth certificate gives father as Frederick EBERS & mother Sarah FRY. His marriage certificate gives father as Henry EBERS (deceased). The nature of Sarah Fry’s relationship with a Henry OSMINT is not known but note Francis’s middle name and the different birth and marriage entries. Francis died 17/11/1900 age about 41 at Marylebone Infirmary. Cause of death certified by J. Lunn FRCS as Phthisis (i.e. TB), meningitis. Occupation: Hot Water Fitter.

They had the following children:

(1) Orinea Osmint, born 29/7/1879 in Beer, Orinea died 25/10/1914 in Marylebone Infirmary, Kensington, age 35, reputedly after a fall down the cellar steps. Cause of death certified by J. A. Pindraw MD as (1) Cirrhosis of Liver; (2) Cardiac dilatation. On 28/1/1898, when Orinea was age 19, she married Albert DORRAN, son of Henry DORRAN, in Marylebone, London. Born about 1869, Albert died 29/3/1916 in Bermondsey, London, age 47. Cause of death certified by G. A. Paton LRCP as (1) Bronchitis; (2) Pneumonia. (2) Francis, born about 1882. (3) Percival Silas, born quarter ending March 1883 in Marylebone. (4) Henry Osmond, born quarter ending June 1889 in Marylebone. (5) Ethel Beatrice, born quarter ending March 1892 in Marylebone.

87.Link to census Silas CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born quarter ending September 1869 in Beer, Devon, Silas died quarter ending March 1924 in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, age 54. Occupation: Coal miner and hewer.

In the quarter ending March 1897, when Silas was about 27, he married Sarah CARTER in Pontypridd. Sarah died 1/12/1951 in Swansea, age about 73. Following Silas’ death Sarah married twice: to George VOWLES in 1924 &, following his death in 1934, Edwin Thomas DAY in 1936. Edwin was the father of Enid DAY who married Silas’ son William James.

They had the following children:

(1) Margaret Ann, born in the quarter ending September 1898 in Treforest, Glamorgan. (2) Mary Elizabeth (known as Lizzie), born quarter ending December 1900 in Treforest. (3) Silas William James, born in the quarter ending June 1903 in Pontypridd and died there quarter ending December 1905, age 2. (4) Charles Henry, born quarter ending September 1905 in Treforest. (5) William James, born in the quarter ending December 1908 in Treforest. (6) Florence, born quarter ending September 1913 in Pontypridd. (7) Grace, born quarter ending September 1919 in Pontypridd.

88.Link to census William CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born quarter ending December 1863 in Dorset Square, Marylebone, London. It is not known when William died. Occupation: Fisherman.

In the quarter ending September 1884, when William was age about 21, he married Fanny HAIRS in Axminster. Born about 1863 in Seaton & Beer, Fanny died February 1894 in Beer, age 30, and was buried there 23/2/1894.

They had the following child:

(1) Thomas Henry [102]

In quarter ending December 1894, when William was age about 31, he married Bessie HORNER. Bessie was born quarter ending March 1866 in Colyford.

They had the following child:

(1) Hilda May, born quarter ending September 1895 in Axminster. Hilda May died 17/10/1964 in Honiton, Devon, age 69. She never married. An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “CHAPPLE Hilda May of 7 Rose Cottages Beer Seaton Devon spinster died 17 October 1964 at Marlpits Hospital Honiton Devon Administration Winchester 9 December to Thomas Henry Chapple retired greengrocer. £251.” (The equivalent of around £4,744 today.)

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