Ancestors of John Robinson Chapman


8. John Robinson Chapman

Known to have had a variety of jobs including taylor, stonemason (Limestone quarryman in 1881 census - see his father's entry), policeman at South Shields 1892 then Bedlington -(asked to leave force because he stopped the chief constible's carriage for driving after dark without lights). Quoted as saying "there are more rougues in the policeforce than out"
assylum attendant, fish and chip shop owner (owned 2 in Ferryhill), miner
recieved money from a family trust on a regular basis.
Letter to him from Oppenheimer, Blandford & Co, Soliciters of 10 Copthall Ave, London E.C. dated 4 Aug 1915 states:
Dear Sir
Gillain v Taylor
The Trustees at their annual meeting have made a grant to you of £69 and if you will sign the enclosed receipt and return it to us we will send you a cheque for that ammount
Yours faithfully
Oppenheimer, Blandford & Co
I believe this firm was working for the Church of England in admineristating funds held in chancery. A trust set up by the Rev. Richard Thomas Wilson Taylor dated 11th Dec 1867 and proved in London on 5 Jan 1871

12 children
NB at the time of the 1881 Census (age 22) he lived a few houses away from his future father-in-law, William Walker. His future wife was at the time a general servant (age 19) on a farm run by the Darling family at Hart.

Attendant at Sedgefield assylum/ Limestone quarryman in 1881

DEATH: Died at 217 Welbeck Road, Byker, Newcastle on Tyne in 'Spanish flu epidemic' of pneumonia at 217 Welbeck Rd., Byker, Newcastle on Tyne, Eng
Buried Chillingham Rd cemetary Heaton Newcastle on Tyne - No monument

9. Margaret Grievson Walker

Moved to Bishop Middleham, Co. Durham, Eng., a few houses from her future husband, before marriage. Worked for the Darling family at a farm in Hart during the 1881 census as a general servant.
Left for Sydney Australia with 4 daughters Maggie, Jennie, Sally and Decima on 24 June 1924

10. James Marshall

Occupation Mason (1887)
Partner with his brother Peter
Youngest of 5 sisters and 4 brothers
At least 3 children Jack, Marion Bain, and Nora
source Nora Marshall

See Pigots directory 1830 Page 180, Slater's directory 1854 P74

12. James Marr

1881 Census
Dwelling : 51 Elswick E Terrace
Census place: Elswick, Northumberland, England
Source: FHL Film 1342218 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5052 Folio 37 Page 19
Rel: Occ: Marr: Age Sex Birthplace
James MURE Head Iron Founder M 42 M No Shields, Northumberland, England
Rachel MURE Wife M 35 F No Shields, Northumberland, England
Thomas MURE Son Rivetter (iron) 16 M No Shields, Northumberland, England
Sarah MURE Daur 14 F Newcastle
John MURE Son Scholar 8 M Newcastle
Michael MURE Son Scholar 6 M Newcastle Byker
Charles MURE Son 4 F Newcastle Byker
Margaret MURE Daur 1 F Newcastle
William GILESPY Boarder Iron Founder U 28 M Newcastle

14. Robert Foggan

family tradition from Dora Nettleton_
Robert Foggan was a leather mercheant - supplier to cobblers and made hand made boots. he had 12 men working for him and 2 shops, 1 in Blyth and one in Sunderland.
Well known in the area and was known to speak on behalf of Dr Trotter a local miner's champion
he is supposed to be buried in St. Cuthbert's Churchyard bedlington in a grave surrounded by chains however the grave does not mention 'this' Robert Foggon
Hhe died at an early age 30. His last child was born after his death (Mary Alice)

1851 - living with parents at Bedlington

1861 - living with parents at Main St., Bedlington 2 SOUR S10
2 SOUR S11

15. Margaret Ann Dixon

Lived in Blyth during the birth of Mary Alice (1879)

1881 - boot shop keeper, widow, living at 2 Seaforth St., Cowpen, Northumberland
Margaret Ann Foggon W 31 F Shieldfield, Newcastle
George Robert Foggon 5 M Bedlington, Northumberland
Margaret Isabella Foggon 4 F Bedlington, Northumberland
Mary Alice Foggon 2 F Bedlington, Northumberland
Margaret Isabella Cattan U 16 F Blyth, Northumberland.

1881 Census England

maiden name from birth certificate of daughter Margaret Isabella Foggan

Check: Check 1851 and 1861 Census for Shieldfield Newcastle on Tyne - may indicate parents