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Charles Chatten
(1827-1902)
Rebecca Barber
(Abt 1829-1908)
Robert Charles Chatten
(Abt 1861-1894)
Maria Frost
(Abt 1856-)
Ernest Chatten
(1878-1965)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Theresa Lucy McNamara
2. Alice Slow

3. Constance Ford

Ernest Chatten

  • Born: 1878, Bungay, Suffolk
  • Marriage (1): Theresa Lucy McNamara on 21 Sep 1904 in Bombay, India
  • Marriage (2): Alice Slow on 7 Oct 1906 in Bombay, St Thomas' Cathedral
  • Marriage (3): Constance Ford in 1964 in Ealing, London
  • Died: 1965 aged 87
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bullet  General Notes:

not found on birth index as Ernest Chatten
but probably shown as
Births Dec qtr 1878 Frost Ernest Wangford 4a 783

Baptism Ernest Chatten
Place Bungay Parish Holy Trinity
Mother's first name(s) Maria
Father's first name(s) Robert
Baptism date 30 Nov 1881
Father's occupation Labourer
Residence Bungay
Entry No 815

1881 census Turnstile Lane, Bungay
Robert Chatten age 22 Bungay, Suffolk Head Bungay Holy Trinity Suffolk, occ ag lab
Maria Chatten age 27 Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk wife Bungay Holy Trinity Suffolk
Ernest Chatten age 2 Bungay, Suffolk son Bungay Holy Trinity Suffolk
Charles Robt Chatten age 1 Bungay, Suffolk son Bungay Holy Trinity Suffolk
1881 census rg11 1897 33 10

1891 census entry Gas House Lane
Robt Chatten age 30 Bungay, Suffolk Head Holy Trinity Suffolk, occ farm labourer
Maria Chatten age 35 Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk wife Holy Trinity Suffolk
Ernest Chatten age 12 Bungay, Suffolk son Holy Trinity Suffolk, occ bakers boy
Charles Chatten age 11 Bungay, Suffolk son Holy Trinity Suffolk
Edith Chatten age 10 Bungay, Suffolk daughter Holy Trinity Suffolk
William Chatten age 2 Bungay, Suffolk son Holy Trinity Suffolk
1891 census rg12 1487 146 5

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FGV2-1QM
groom's name: Ernest Robert Chatten
groom's birth date: 1882
groom's age: 24
bride's name: Alice Snow
bride's birth date: 1879
bride's age: 27
marriage date: 07 Apr 1906
marriage place: Bombay, Bombay, India
groom's father's name: Robert Chattan
bride's father's name: Thomas Snow
indexing project (batch) number: M00207-4
system origin: India-EASy
source film number: 462972
reference number:
Collection: Robert Chattan in entry for Ernest Robert Chatten and Alice Snow, "India, Marriages, 1792-1948 "

from army records he is in India when the 1901 census is made

Shown on 1911 census in military establishment in Copthorne, Shrewsbury ,Shropshire
Ernest Chatten age 33 Sergeant 413/X/0 Kings Shropshire L I
Also shown but on a different page
Alice Chatten age 32
Charles William Edward Chatten age 5

From army records

Ernest Chatten
Birthplace Ditchingham nr Bungay, Norfolk
Age 18 years 4months -- different on two pages
Regiment - Norfolk Regiment no 7816
Trade groom
Enlisted date 16 Jan 1896 in Norwich, Norfolk

Served in
Home 16 - 1 - 96 to 12 - 12 - 98
India 13 - 12 - 98 to 13 - 5 - 07
Home Netley 14 - 5 - 07 to 23 - 5 - 07
Home 24 - 5 - 07 to 8-9-14
France 9 - 9 - 14 to 21 -3 -19
Home 22 - 3 - 19 to 19 - 4 - 19
Discharged 19 Apr 1919 age 23 years 94 days
Home address 50 Winchester Rd, Feltham , London SW

Marriage to Alice Slow ? spinster St Thomas Cathedral, Bombay 28 - 5 - 05
Child Charles William Edward born 12 - 5 - 06 ?

marriage 1
Ernest Robert Chatten
Station: Bombay - Year: 1904 - Page: 187

from 21 Sep 1904 marriage to Theresa Lucy McNamara
Church of Our Lady of the Mount, Carmel Fort, Bombay
shown as age 26, bachelor, corporal K Shrops L I , father Robert Chatten , occ labourer, deceased
Theresa Lucy McNamara, age 18 , spinster, father John Patrick McNamara, occ Staff Sergt Ord Dept, deceased

marriage 2
Ernest R Chatten
Station: Bombay - Year: 1906 - Page: 196

from 1906 marriage to Alice Slow
shown as Ernest Robert Chatten age 29 , widower, Sergeant K S L I, residence Dealali, father Robert Chatten deceased

KSLI Kings Shropshire Light Infantry ?

1939 register Household 2 People 189 Selfridges Social Wigmore Street , St Marylebone, London
First name Last name DOB Sex Occupation Marital status
Ernest Chatten 08 Sep 1878 Male Club Steward Married
Alice Chatten 09 Jan 1879 Female Stewardess At Social Clerk Married

marriages Sep qtr 1964 Chatten Ernest // Ford Constance Ealing 5e 577 ?
Constance Ford

Ernest & Constance Chatten living at 92 Mill Hill Road Acton, London on 1965 Electoral Registers

is this
deaths Sep qtr 1965 Chatten Ernest 86 Brent 5a 206

so his dob is abt 1879

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bullet  Documentary notes:

1. Listed on 1881 census: Listed on 1881 census.



2. Marriage, 21 Sep 1904, Bombay, India. ----------click picture to the right to view



3. Marriage, Apr 1906, Bombay, India. ----------click picture to the right to view


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Ernest married Theresa Lucy McNamara on 21 Sep 1904 in Bombay, India. (Theresa Lucy McNamara was born circa 1886 and died in 1905 in Deolali, India.)


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Ernest next married Alice Slow on 7 Oct 1906 in Bombay, St Thomas' Cathedral. (Alice Slow was born on 9 Jan 1879 and died in 1961.)


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Ernest next married Constance Ford in 1964 in Ealing, London. (Constance Ford was born on 10 Nov 1884.)


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