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John Chamberlain

Male 1832 - 1908  (75 years)


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  • Name John Chamberlain 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 9 Sep 1832  Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1841  King Street, Church Street, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 2 Oct 1842  St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1851  139, Gallowtree Gate, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1851 
    Grocer's assistant 
    • He was employed by Horatio Emberlin
    Residence 1861  (70), Church Street, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1861 
    Grocer and baker 
    • He had 19 year old William Hughes from Farcet near Peterborough working for him as an assistant baker and 13 year old Amos Kirby from Hambleton, Rutland working as a grocery boy
    Residence 1871  (86), Church Street, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1871 
    Grocer, baker and farmer 
    • He employed 2 men and farmed 20 acres
    Residence 1881  (70), Church Street, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1891  50, Evington Street, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1891 
    Commission agent 
    Residence 1901  8, Victoria Avenue, London Road, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • He was living with his second wife, her sister, Elizabeth, and Louisa Bryant, a work colleage of Elizabeth Tilley
    Died 12 Feb 1908  Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Abt 15 Feb 1908  St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Plot B7 90
    Person ID I17510  Extended Craxford Family
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2017 

    Father John Neville Chamberlain,   b. 14 Feb 1810, Rothwell, Kettering, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1885, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Tilley,   b. 1801, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1874, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1830  St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9259  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 1 Eliza Siddons,   b. 1833, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1894, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1856  St George's Church, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses 8 Jul 1856 
    Ann (his sister); James Cooke (Ann's future husband) 
    Children 
     1. Annie Maria Chamberlain,   b. 1858, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Henry Chamberlain,   b. 1862, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elizabeth Mary Chamberlain,   b. 1863, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. Ernest Albert Chamberlain,   b. 1866, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1925, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     5. Percy James Chamberlain,   b. 1867, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Edith Ann Chamberlain,   b. 1871, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Archibald Siddons Chamberlain,   b. 1875, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Chamberlain, John (1856) and Eliza Siddons
    MC: Chamberlain, John (1856) and Eliza Siddons
    He was an apprentice at a grocery firm in Leicester when he married Eliza. They moved back to Cottingham to take over the family business. The marriage was witnessed by Ann, his sister - and James Cooke, who Ann married some nine years later
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F10632  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 2 Mary Flint Tilley,   b. 1847, Rothley, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1897  Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F10640  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Sep 1832 - Cottingham, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 2 Oct 1842 - St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1897 - Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Feb 1908 - Cottingham, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 15 Feb 1908 - St Mary Magdalene, Cottingham, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S236] 1851 England Census, Leicester HO107/2088 340 31 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S26] 1861 England Census, Kettering RG9/958 30 14 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S27] 1871 England Census, Kettering RG10/1506 32 19 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S34] 1881 English Census, Kettering RG11/1579 28 18 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S17] 1891 England Census, Leicester RG12/2526 9 11 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S19] 1901 England Census, Leicester RG13/2995 60 35 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Leicester 7a 520 (OND 1897) (Reliability: 3).


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