Baptised: February 9 1896; died 1963

Parents: Pursell Chapman (1864–1941) and Frances Mary Crofts (1866–1947)

Address: 1891 Baptism register: Harpole, Northamptonshire
1901 Census: 7 Spring Gardens, Northampton
1911 census: Wootton Hall, Northampton
1918 Electoral Roll: Osborn Cottages (top St James Close), Hanslope
1923 Baptism Register: Stocking Green, Hanslope
1939 Electoral Register: 1 Osborn Cottages, High Street
1963 Deaths Register: Daventry, Northamptonshire

Family Information: sister Eva Frances born (1892 – 1974) m Sidney James Rainbow of Hanslope (1891-1978)
By 1911 census she and her mother, Frances Mary, were living at 12 High Street, Hanslope and both recorded as housekeeper to Dr Rutherford.

1901 census

Pursell Chapman age 35 Coachman (Domestic)
Frances M Chapman age 34
Eva Frances Chapman age 8
Percy P Chapman age 5

1911 census:

Charles C Becke age 69 Coroner – District Registrar
Evelyn H Becke age not recorded
*Charles Robert Becke age 24 Scientist
5 servants: Housekeeper, Cook, Parlour Maid, Kitchen Maid and House Maid
Percy Chapman age 15 House Boy
*Charles served as 2nd Lt Royal Flying Corps. Became a Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society 1928, died 1934.

(HDHS & Ancestry)

Occupation: House Boy at Wootton Hall**, home of Mr Charles C Becke, Northampton Borough Coroner.

**The house had been let to tenants for many years. In 1911 dry rot was found throughout the building and it was demolished. A new Hall was rebuilt nearby. This was requisitioned during World War II. Since 1947 it has been the headquarters for Northamptonshire police.

Army career:

Army Service Corps Private no.200457
And / or Army Veterinary Corps Private no. SE/7116

Medals: Victory & British                WO372/4 Campaign Medal Index Cards and Silver War Badge Cards

Post war information
Marriage: 1921 (registration district Newport Pagnell) to Elsie Morris (1901 – ?)
Child: 1923 Baptism of daughter Primrose Margaret born March 4 1923 to Percy and wife Elsie Morris. Abode Stocking Green, trade, Chauffeur.

Remembered: New Roll of Honour, porch of St James Church, Hanslope

CHAPMAN, Percy Philip

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