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