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James Chatten
(Cir 1825-1897)
Mahala Button
(Abt 1824-1906)
James Chapman
(Cir 1825-)
Deborah Smith
(Cir 1833-)
James Chatten
Jane Chapman
(Cir 1852-1906)
George Edward Chatten
(Abt 1877-1950)


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1. Louisa Mason

George Edward Chatten

  • Born: Abt 1877, Aldeburgh, Suffolk
  • Christened: 7 Oct 1877, Aldeburgh, Suffolk
  • Marriage (1): Louisa Mason in 1899 in Blything District, Suffolk
  • Died: 1950, Ipswich, Suffolk aged about 73

bullet  General Notes:

births Sep qtr 1877 Chatten George Edward Plomesgate 4a 696

7 Oct 1877 George Edward son James & Jane Chatten Aldeburgh Gas Maker Aldeburgh, St Peter & St Paul

1881 census Gas House
James Chatten age 31 Aldeburgh, Suffolk Head Aldeburgh, Suffolk , occ Gas manager
Jane Chatten age 30 St Lawrence, Suffolk wife Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Gertrude Chatten age 5 Aldeburgh, Suffolk daughter Aldeburgh, Suffolk
George E Chatten age 3 Aldeburgh, Suffolk son Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Ella M Chatten age 1 Aldeburgh, Suffolk daughter Aldeburgh, Suffolk
John Brame age 55 Aldeburgh, Suffolk lodger Aldeburgh, Suffolk
1881 census rg11 1888 78 4

not yet found on 1891 census

1901 census High St ?
George E Chatten age 23 Aldeburgh, Suffolk Head Aldeburgh Suffolk, occ carter
Louisa Chatten age 27 Darsham, Suffolk wife Aldeburgh Suffolk
1901 census rg13 1789 8 8
marriages Sep qtr 1899 Chatten George Edward Blything 4a 1880 ?

1911 Census - completed by head of family
Name Relationship Status Years Married Age Occupation Birthplace
George Chatten Head Married age 34 Mariner Fisherman Longshore Aldeburgh Suffolk
Louisa Chatten Wife Married 9 Years age 35 Darsham Suffolk

RG14PN10936 RG78PN591 RD215 SD3 ED2 SN183

201 High Street Aldeburgh

1939 register Household 4 People 48 High Street , Aldeburgh M.B.
First name Last name DOB Sex Occupation Marital status
George E Chatten 29 Aug 1877 Male Fisherman Lognshor Married
Louisa Chatten 24 Jun 1873 Female House Wife Married
closed record
closed record
closed record

Note 3 closed records , usually children, but no Chatten children found on birth indexes

George was coxswain from 1938-1942 of the RNLI boat 'Abdy Beauclerk' at Aldeburgh and was awarded a bronze medal 'for his outstanding seamanship and great courage' (The story of the Aldeburgh Lifeboat).

1938 A Bronze Medal was awarded to Coxswain George Chatten for the rescue of four people from the barges Grecian and Astrild in November.

deaths Sept qtr 1950 Chatten George 72 Ipswich 4b 606

George Edward CHATTEN
(Aldeburgh Lifeboat Coxswain) died
July 31st 1950 aged 72 years
Also of Louisa CHATTEN
died June 27th 1951 aged 79 years

Reported by a descendant to be father of Lesley Elizabeth Alison Hall daughter of Florence Hall . Her birth was registered at The Street, Sweffling 9/04/36.

births Jun qtr 1936 Hall Lesley E A Blyth 4a 1662

She was re-named Ann Ella Capeling.


bullet  Documentary notes:

1. Occupation: Carter in 1901.

2. Listed on 1881 census: Listed on 1881 census.

3. Listed on 1901 census: Listed on 1901 census.


George married Louisa Mason in 1899 in Blything District, Suffolk. (Louisa Mason was born about 1874 in Darsham, Suffolk and died in 1951 in Deben district, Suffolk.)

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