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This is page 18 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)

94.Link to census Thornhill George CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 28/12/1897 in Swansea, Glamorgank Thornhill died 21/7/1951 in Bournemouth, Hampshire, age 53.


On 28/3/1920, when Thornhill was age 22, he married Evelyn EVANS in Morriston, Glamorgan. Born 8/8/1898, Evelyn died 1976 in Reading, Berkshire, age about 77.


They had the following children:


(1) Margaret, born 12/10/1923 and died 8/1/1997, age 73. (2) Alice, born 5/11/1925 and died 30/11/1997, age 72. (3) Ernest, born 1927 & died 5/2/1942, age about 15.  And 2 children who are still living.


95. Link to censusArthur Ernest CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 3/10/1895 in Edmonton, London, Arthur Ernest died 3/5/1983 in Chedoke General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, age 87. Buried 6/5/1983 in Whitechapel Memorial Gardens, Hamilton, Ontario.


On 4/8/1928 when Arthur Ernest was 32, he married Marguerite Helen HANNAH, daughter of Albert HANNAH & Maria TRUESDALE, in Hamilton, Ontario.  Born 29/6/1895 in Winchester, Mass. USA, Marguerite Helen died 24/11/1982 in Henderson General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, age 87.  Buried 26/11/1982 in Whitechapel Memorial Gardens, Hamilton, Ontario.


They had the following children:


(1) Marguerite Mary, born 6/9/1932 in Hamilton, Ontario & died 1989. On 25/10/1952 she married Leonard Earl HANNAH, who died 1990. And 2 children who are still living.


96.Link to census William Henry CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 3/11/1902 in London, William Henry died 21/3/1971 in Hamilton, Ontario, age 68.


On 17/6/1920, when William Henry was age 17, he married Williamina KNIGHT in Canada.  Williamina died 30/1/1983.


They had the following children:


(1) Albert. (2) Catherine. (3) Elizabeth.


97.Link to census Charles George William CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 3/2/1910 in St Pancras, London, Charles George William died 31/5/1971, age 61.


On 6/6/1936 when Charles George William was 26, he married Rose Joan JUPP in Lewisham. Born 26/4/1916, Rose Joan died 29/8/1994, age 78.


They had the following children:


(1) Keith John, born 26/8/1941 in Catford & died 24/3/2014 in Stockport, age 72. (2) Avril Jean, born 12/10/1945 & died 23/10/1945. And 2 others still living.


98. Frederick Albert CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 14/7/1912 in Shoreditch, London,  Frederick died 16/11/1992, in Wandsworth, age 80.


In the quarter ending December 1939, when Frederick was age 27, he married Irene COHEN in Lewisham. Born 10/3/1918 in Liverpool, Irene died 16/10/1994, age 76. They had 9 children who are still living.


99.Link to census Robert James CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 9/3/1870 in Beer, Devon, Robert James died 14/9/1948 in Beer, age 78. Occupation: Fisherman.


An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “CHAPPLE Robert James of 6 Seaview Beer Devonshire died 14 September 1948 Administration (with Will) Exeter 22 October to George Henry Chapple baker and confectioner and Francis James Chapple house furnisher. Effects £703 9s. 1d.” (Worth around £26,152 today.)


On 22/2/1896, when Robert James was 26, he married Elizabeth Ann BARTLETT, daughter of Francis BARTLETT, a fisherman, in St Michael, Beer. Born 22/3/1868 in Beer, Elizabeth Ann died 1940, age 72.


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


(1) George Henry, born about June 1897 and baptized 4/7/1897. (2) Percy Harold, born about March 1899 and baptized 2/4/1899.Norman James Chapple note (3) Norman James, born 16/4/1901 and baptized 12/5/1901. Norman James died 5/8/1941, age 40, at sea due to enemy action. In 1925, when Norman James was age 25, he married Dorothea Helen HOOPER (1901-1986) in Beer. (4) Francis James, born 21/5/1904, baptized 10/7/1904 and died 29/8/1991, age 87. An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “CHAPPLE Francis James of Flat 1 Overmass Hse Queen St Seaton Devon died 29 August 1991 Probate Bristol 9 December £37742.” (Worth around £81,523 today.) In 1927, when Francis James was age 23, he married Lilian Dorothy WHITE in Axminster. Born 21/5/1904, Lilian Dorothy died 24/11/1988, age 84. (5) Clifford John, born 31/3/1906 and baptized 6/5/1906. (6) Arthur Edward, born 11/4/1908 and baptized 7/6/1908. Arthur died about March 1911 and was buried 4/4/1911 at St Michael, Beer. The 1911 census suggests one further child died in infancy. He/she has yet to be traced.

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