James Chatten
(Cir 1852-)


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James Chatten

  • Born: Cir 1852, Yoxford, Suffolk
  • Marriage (1): Jane Blanchard on 16 Jun 1877 in Portsea, Hampshire, Registry Office

bullet  General Notes:

This is probably the same person as James Chatten b 1852 Brompton , son of James Chatten & Georgiana Tipper

not found on birth indexes 1851-1852 Suffolk
Yoxford was in Blything, Suffolk registration district

1891 census 52 Milton Road, Millbrook, Fitzhugh, Southampton
James Chatten age 39 Yoxford, Suffolk Head Millbrook Hampshire, occ Printers assistant Ordance survey
Jane Chatten age 34 Broadchalke, Wiltshire wife Millbrook Hampshire
1891 census rg12 927 31 13

James Chatten born abt 1852 in Yoxford not yet found on other census, but does show on army records

from army records
shown on army records as enlisting in army 22 Sep 1869 age 18 in Westminster
birthplace shown as Yoxford, near Ipswich, Suffolk
1st Royal East Middlesex Militia
next of kin shown as
father James Chatten - crossed through
wife Jane Chatten added
married 16 June 1877 Portsea registry office
service from 22 Sep 1869 - 20 Aug 1889 total 19 years 320 days
service in England , India , England, Ashantee, England , Malta , England

from army service record this James is out of the country for 1871 and 1881 census

so the marriage shown in army records is
Marriages Jun qtr 1877
Chatten James Harry Portsea 2b 840
Blanchard Jane Portsea 2b 840

from marriage details
16 Jun1877 Portsea register office
James Harry Chatten age 27 bachelor, Sergeant A H C, residence Station Hospital, Portsea
father shown as James Chatten , Cab Proprietor
Jane Blanchard age 21 spinster Elphinstone Road, father John Blanchard, deceased, occupation labourer

Jane Blanchard is found on the 1861 census in Broad Chalke as below

1861 census
James Bridle age 48 Broad Chalke, Wiltshire Head Broad Chalke, Wiltshire
Sarah Bridle age 51 Deane, Wiltshire Wife Broad Chalke, Wiltshire
Jane Blanchard age 25 Broad Chalk, Wiltshire Daughter Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, widow
Jane Blanchard age 3 Bower Chalk, Wiltshire Granddaughter Broad Chalke, Wiltshire
Matilda Blanchard age 2 Bower Chalk, Wiltshire Granddaughter Broad Chalke, Wiltshire
1861 census rg9 1319 120 5


bullet  Documentary notes:

1. Marriage, 16 Jun 1877, Portsea, Hampshire. ----------click picture to the right to view

2. Army discharge record: page 1. ----------click picture to the right to view

3. Army discharge record: page 7. ----------click picture to the right to view

4. Army discharge record: page 9. ----------click picture to the right to view

5. Army discharge record: page 11. ----------click picture to the right to view


James married Jane Blanchard on 16 Jun 1877 in Portsea, Hampshire, Registry Office. (Jane Blanchard was born circa 1857 in Broadchalke, Wiltshire.)

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