CFHS code : AS275

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : WILLIAM CHAPMAN d Sept 11 1907 aged 59 also of HANNAH CHAPMAN d Aug 18th 1927 aged 77

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Chapman kerb stones June 2017

Monument

These kerb stones, in the parish area of All Saints, are located close to the path towards the north of the parish. The inscription has sustained some damage.

Inscription

WILLIAM CHAPMAN died Sept 11 1907 aged 59

Also of HANNAH CHAPMAN died Aug 18th 1927 aged 77

William Chapman (c.1848 – 11 September 1907)

William was the son of William and Hannah and grew up at 12 Free School Lane where his father was a builder employing 2 men and 1 boy (1861). William worked as a carpenter/builder and aged 23 was still living at home. He married Annie Kimpton on 29 July 1879 at the Eden Baptist Chapel on Fitzroy Street and they had two sons: William (1880-1953) and Private Harry Arthur (1884-1916).  The family lived at 11 Park Street, and William died of pneumonia at home aged 59 years old.

Hannah (Annie)  Chapman (née Kimpton) (1850 – 18 August 1927)

Annie was born in Horningsea and was the daughter of John and Rebekah.  She was baptised in Horningsea on 5 March 1854 and grew up on the High Street where her father was  a master wheelwright. She married aged 29 and after being widowed lived at Park Street with her youngest son Harry who was a museum assistant (1911).  Harry was killed at the Somme in 1916 and by then Annie was living at 56 Eltisley Avenue, in Newnham. She died at home  in 1927 .

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Hannah Chapman; William Chapman