Isaiah Chant

M, b. 7 March 1843, d. 27 April 1915
  • Isaiah Chant was born on 7 March 1843 in West Chinnock, Somerset.
  • At the age of 20 years, 9 months and 19 days, Isaiah Chant married Mary Ann Hockey, daughter of Edmund Hockey and Ann Pope, on 26 December 1863 in Middle Chinnock, Somerset.
  • Isaiah Chant and Mary Ann Hockey appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in South Street, West Chinnock. Isaiah is shown as a 34 year old coachman (domestic) born in West Chinnock, living with his wife Mary A aged 37 born Middle Chinnock and his sons George 14 and Henry W both scholars and born in West Chinnock.
  • Isaiah Chant died on 27 April 1915 in West Chinnock, Somerset, at age 72.

Children of Isaiah Chant and Mary Ann Hockey

James Chant

M, b. circa 1770
  • James Chant was born circa 1770.
  • James Chant married Mary Mudford.

Child of James Chant and Mary Mudford

Joanna Chant

F, b. circa 1745

Levi Chant

M, b. 24 March 1833

Sarah Chant

F, b. 4 December 1842
  • Sarah Chant was baptized on 4 December 1842 in West Chinnock, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Isaac Chant and Mary Ann Hockey.

Selena Chant

F, b. 14 February 1830
  • Selena Chant was baptized on 14 February 1830 in West Chinnock, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of Isaac Chant and Mary Ann Hockey.

Susannah Chant

F, b. circa 1740
  • Susannah Chant was born circa 1740.
  • Susannah Chant married William Hockey in 1765.

Child of Susannah Chant and William Hockey

William Chant

M, b. circa 1865
  • William Chant was born circa 1865.
  • William Chant married Frances Lewis in 1886 in Queensland.

Children of William Chant and Frances Lewis

William Henry Chant

M, b. circa 1900
  • William Henry Chant was born circa 1900.

Edward Chanter

M, b. circa 1885
  • Edward Chanter was born circa 1885.
  • Edward Chanter married Martha Belsham circa 1910.

Child of Edward Chanter and Martha Belsham

Lilian Martha Changer

F, b. 15 February 1912, d. 10 July 1994
  • Lilian Martha Changer was also known as Corah.
  • She was born on 15 February 1912 in 11 Brownlow Road, Shoreditch, London.
  • She was the daughter of Edward Chanter and Martha Belsham.
  • At the age of 49 years, 1 month and 10 days, Lilian Martha Changer married Peter Denton Weight Vowden, son of Horace Herbert Weight Vowden and Alice Harriet Denton Vowden, on 25 March 1961 in St Columbia's Church of Scotland, Chelsea, London. At the time of her marriage Lilian was a private secretary. Witnesses to the marriage were Alice Harriet Vowden (Peter's mother) and E E Chanter.
  • Lilian Martha Changer died on 10 July 1994 in Wycombe General Hospital, Buckinghamshire, at age 82. She died from a brainstem cerebrovascular stroke and hypertension.
  • She was cremated on 20 July 1994 in Randalls Park Crematorium, Leatherhead, Surry, after a service at All Saints Church, Weston Green.

Mary Ann Chaplin

F, b. circa 1825

Children of Mary Ann Chaplin and James Samuel Staff

Alma Maud Chapman

F, b. 1910

Beryl Goodrick Chapman

F, b. 1913, d. 20 August 2001

Colston Frank Chapman

M, b. 1890, d. February 1946
  • Colston Frank Chapman was born in 1890. He was the son of Frank Henry CHAPMAN and Kate Augusta TURLE.
  • At the age of 27 years, Colston Frank Chapman married Ida Caroline Dioth, daughter of Wilhelm Dioth and Augusta Sperling, in 1917 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • In July 1929,his wife, Ida Caroline Dioth died in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Colston Frank Chapman died in February 1946 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • He was buried on 5 February 1946 in South Brisbane Cemetery.

Emma Chapman

F, b. 22 June 1870, d. 31 March 1947
  • Emma Chapman was born on 22 June 1870 in Murphy's Creek, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Henry Chapman and Martha Davis.
  • At the age of 24 years, 9 months and 5 days, Emma Chapman married James William Handley on 27 March 1895 in Queensland.
  • Emma Chapman and James William Handley appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Bonvale Farm, Perseverance. James was a grazier.
  • Emma Chapman and James William Handley appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Murphy's Creek. James was a grazier.
  • Emma Chapman was buried in Murphy's Creek Cemetery. The cemetery index shows year of her death on her headstone as 1919.
  • On 23 February 1936,her husband, James William Handley died in Queensland at age 70. The cemetery index shows year of his death on her headstone as 1906.
  • Emma Chapman died on 31 March 1947 in Murphy's Creek, Queensland, at age 76.

Frances Harriet Chapman

F, b. 2 December 1867, d. 1922
  • Frances Harriet Chapman was born on 2 December 1867 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Henry Chapman and Martha Davis.
  • At the age of 21 years, Frances Harriet Chapman married George Nelson Armstrong in 1889 in Queensland.
  • Frances Harriet Chapman died in 1922 in Queensland.

Frederick William Chapman

M, b. 19 August 1875, d. 13 July 1923
  • Frederick William Chapman was born on 19 August 1875 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Henry Chapman and Martha Davis.
  • In 1903 Henry Chapman had established a Bacon Processing Plant with his sons, Sydney & Fred at Murphy's Creek. The Queenslander reported the following on 15 August 1903:- " MESSRS. CHAPMAN AND SONS. Messrs. Chapman and Sons, of Murphy's Creek, had a very fine trophy, which well deserved the prize awarded to it. The trophy, which was most tastefully arranged, consisted of sides and flitches of bacon, rolls of bacon, smoked and seeded hams, complete smoked pigs, cured pigs' heads, "kumera," "weisends," and a large collec tion of small goods, comprising: Stras tourg sausages, brawn, ham, sausages, white and black pudding, German saus ages, &c. The trophy attracted attention, and the whole of it was purchased by Messrs. Laidlaw and Peak, Ruthven-street, Toowoomba. Messrs. Chapman and Sons are finding their business at Murphy's Creek extend ing so rapidly that they will in the near future make extensive additions to their plant to meet the growing demand for their goods."
  • Frederick William Chapman died on 13 July 1923 in Gladsville, Sydney, New South Wales, at age 47.
  • He was buried in Murphy's Creek Cemetery. He is buried with his parents.

Harold Chapman

M, b. 28 February 1904, d. 26 February 1985

Harold Chapman. Photo thanks to Rod Chapman

  • Harold Chapman was born on 28 February 1904 in Murphy's Creek, Queensland. At the time of his birth Harold's father Sydney was a general storekeeper at Murphy's Creek.
  • He was the son of Sydney Chapman and Elizabeth Margaret Cooke.
  • At the age of 35 years, 7 months and 2 days, Harold Chapman married Ivy May Shaw Cossart, daughter of George Cossart and Minnie Maria Shaw, on 30 September 1939 in St Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Toowoomba. An account of their wedding appeared in "The Courier Mail" on Monday 2nd October 1931 -Two Saturday Weddings At Toowoomba - DAFFODILS and lilies decorated St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Toowoomba, on Saturday evening for the wedding of Miss Ivy May Shaw Cossart and Mr. Harold Chapman. The Rev. C. Mayes (Brisbane), officiated. The bride, who is the elder daughter of Mrs. George Cossart , Campbell Street. Toowoomba, and of the late Mr. George Cossart, wore snow white embroidered cloque. The softly ruched bodice was made with long mitten sleeves, and the skirt extended to form a long train. Tiny clusters of orange buds held in place the veil of Brussels lace and tulle and the bridal bouquet was of orchids. The bridesmaid, Miss Ethel Cossart. was frocked in sunshine tinsel brocade, with a full swing skirt sashed with silver. She added an amber pendant, silver gauntlets, and a hooded bolero of silver lame. Her bouquet was of golden daffodils. Little Jocelyn Cossart, niece of the bride, was flower girl. The bridegroom, who is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Chapman (Murphy's Creek), had Mr. W. A. Cossart for best man. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr. J. Cossart. Choral numbers were sung by St. Stephen's Presbyterian Choir, Miss Nance Williams sang, and Mr. H. Swan was organist. At the Cafe Alexandra, where the reception was held, Mrs. Cossart wore Burgundy cobweb lace, with a wide leafed hat of black bakii straw, and carried Burgundy and cream-tinted stocks. Mrs. Chapman favoured a frock of black mariette patterned in a gold hand-painted design, a black straw hat, and a bouquet of red gerberas. Leaving for the wedding tour, which will be spent in the Northern Rivers district, the bride wore silver grey romaine with a tailored coat of light wool in a cranberry shade, and a hat of cranberry straw touched with grey"
    Ivy lived at 43 Campbell Street at the time of her marriage and Harold, who was a clerk, lived at 128 Margaret Street, Toowoomba.
  • In 1973,his wife, Ivy May Shaw Cossart died in Queensland.
  • Harold Chapman died on 26 February 1985 in Wesley Hospital, Toowoomba, at age 80.
  • He was cremated on 28 February 1985 in Toowoomba Crematorium.

Henry Chapman

M, b. 1838, d. 29 January 1912
  • Henry Chapman was born in 1838 in Horsley, Gloucestershire, England. He was the son of Thomas Henry Chapman and Mary.
  • Henry Chapman married Martha Davis between June 1865 and August 1865 in Shortwood, Gloucestershire, England. The marriage was registered in the Stoud District, Gloucestershire in June 1865.
  • Henry Chapman and Martha Davis immigrated to Moreton Bay on 7 October 1865. Henry and Martha both 26, travelled on the Queen of Colonies.
  • Henry Chapman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Murphy's Creek. Henry was a butcher and Martha carried out domestic duties. Their sons William, a salesman and Sydney, a storeman also lived at Murphy's Creek.
  • By 1903 Henry had established a Bacon Processing Plant with his sons at Murphy's Creek. The Queenslander reported the following on 15 August 1903:- " MESSRS. CHAPMAN AND SONS. Messrs. Chapman and Sons, of Murphy's Creek, had a very fine trophy, which well deserved the prize awarded to it. The trophy, which was most tastefully arranged, consisted of sides and flitches of bacon, rolls of bacon, smoked and seeded hams, complete smoked pigs, cured pigs' heads, "kumera," "weisends," and a large collec tion of small goods, comprising: Stras tourg sausages, brawn, ham, sausages, white and black pudding, German saus ages, &c. The trophy attracted attention, and the whole of it was purchased by Messrs. Laidlaw and Peak, Ruthven-street, Toowoomba. Messrs. Chapman and Sons are finding their business at Murphy's Creek extend ing so rapidly that they will in the near future make extensive additions to their plant to meet the growing demand for their goods."
  • Henry Chapman died on 29 January 1912 in Murphy's Creek, Queensland.
  • On 29 January 1912 Was involved in an accident at the railway yards. The Queensland Times reported "ACCIDENT AT MURPHY'S CREEK. The Railway Department have receiverd a report of an accident which occurred to an elderly man named Chapman at Murphy's Creek, this morning (says yesterday's' " Telegraph".) Chapman was pushing a truck in the station yard, and the truck got away from him, and knocked him down and ran over him. Medical assistance was obtained from Helidon."
  • He was buried in Murphy's Creek Cemetery. His headstone shows he died from injuries he received.

Children of Henry Chapman and Martha Davis

Henry Holmes Chapman

M, b. 12 April 1916, d. 16 October 1944
  • Henry Holmes Chapman was born on 12 April 1916 in Toowoomba.
  • He was the son of Thomas Henry Chapman and Emily Louisa Charlotte Goodrick.
  • Henry Holmes Chapman enlisted in the RAAF on 28 March 1942 in Brisbane He gave his next of kin as his father Thomas. His service number was 425488.
  • Henry Holmes Chapman died on 16 October 1944 at age 28. At the time of his death he held the rank of Pilot Officer in the 58th Squadron. His memorial is at Runnymead, Surry, England.

Henry R Chapman

M, b. 1902

Hilda P(rudence) Chapman

F, b. 1909
  • Hilda P(rudence) Chapman was born in 1909 in Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Leslie J Chapman and Susan Elizabeth Chick.
  • At the age of 26 years, Hilda P(rudence) Chapman married an unknown person in 1935 in Armidale, New South Wales.
  • At the age of 28 years, Hilda P(rudence) Chapman married Oswald C Edmonds in 1937 in Armidale, New South Wales.

Jessie Enid Chapman

F, b. 1911, d. 1981

Leslie J Chapman

M

Children of Leslie J Chapman and Susan Elizabeth Chick

Marjorie Davis Chapman

F, b. 1905

Mary Ruth Chapman

F, b. 6 August 1903, d. 19 December 1992

Phoebe Chapman

F, b. 22 August 1843, d. 6 August 1926
  • Phoebe Chapman was born on 22 August 1843 in Martham, Norfolk, England. She was the daughter of Mary Ann Lowne and James Chapman.
  • She was baptized on 27 August 1843 in Martham, Norfolk.
  • She immigrated to Moreton Bay on 11 January 1853. James 44 a labourer, Mary Ann 40, James 18, Ann Elizabeth 16 a domestic, John 12, Phoebe 11, Anna Maria 9, Robert 3 and Martha inf arrived on the Parsee They were from Norfolk and James was a labourer.
  • At the age of 15 years, 6 months and 8 days, Phoebe Chapman married William Bentley on 2 March 1859 in Frazer's Creek, Nullamanna, New South Wales.
  • Phoebe Chapman died on 6 August 1926 in Texas, Queensland, at age 82.
  • She was buried in Bonshaw Cemetery.

Children of Phoebe Chapman and William Bentley

Sydney Chapman

M, b. 1873, d. 9 May 1955

Sydney Chapman 1873-1955. Photo thanks to Rod Chapman
  • Sydney Chapman was born in 1873 in Murphy's Creek, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Henry Chapman and Martha Davis.
  • Sydney Chapman appeared on the Electoral Roll with Henry Chapman in 1903 in Murphy's Creek. Henry was a butcher and Martha carried out domestic duties. Their sons William, a salesman and Sydney, a storeman also lived at Murphy's Creek.
  • In 1903 Henry had established a Bacon Processing Plant with his sons at Murphy's Creek. The Queenslander reported the following on 15 August 1903:- " MESSRS. CHAPMAN AND SONS. Messrs. Chapman and Sons, of Murphy's Creek, had a very fine trophy, which well deserved the prize awarded to it. The trophy, which was most tastefully arranged, consisted of sides and flitches of bacon, rolls of bacon, smoked and seeded hams, complete smoked pigs, cured pigs' heads, "kumera," "weisends," and a large collec tion of small goods, comprising: Stras tourg sausages, brawn, ham, sausages, white and black pudding, German saus ages, &c. The trophy attracted attention, and the whole of it was purchased by Messrs. Laidlaw and Peak, Ruthven-street, Toowoomba. Messrs. Chapman and Sons are finding their business at Murphy's Creek extend ing so rapidly that they will in the near future make extensive additions to their plant to meet the growing demand for their goods."
  • At the age of 30 years, Sydney Chapman married Elizabeth Margaret Cooke on 13 May 1903 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • Sydney Chapman and Elizabeth Margaret Cooke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Murphy's Creek. Sydney was a storeman.
  • Sydney Chapman died on 9 May 1955 in Queensland.

Children of Sydney Chapman and Elizabeth Margaret Cooke

Thomas Henry Chapman

M, b. 1878, d. 17 January 1948
  • Thomas Henry Chapman was born in 1878 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Henry Chapman and Martha Davis.
  • At the age of 24 years, Thomas Henry Chapman married Emily Louisa Charlotte Goodrick, daughter of John Goodrick and Mary Jane Holmes, in 1902 in Queensland.
  • In 1907 Thomas purchased a block of land at Hampton from Filshie, Broadfoot and Company. The company had purchased the land when the blocks were auctioned at Crow's Nest on 30 July 1903 after the towship was surveyed. After clearing the land he built a general store and home on the block. Tom's wife Emily and three chidren arrived in January 1908 when the family opened the store. Thomas was also the saddler for the area.
    Tom made many contributions to the community. He donated his services to the Geham school where he became the first instructor for leather work. He planted pine trees around his produce shed. These trees did so well that they were brought to the attention of the State Forestry Department. Thus Pechey State Forest came into being in 1927. Thomas also planted the Japanese Laurel that stands in Chapman Park today and tended other shrubs planted by the Main Roads Department after the area had been made into a park in which Thomas built toilets and a shelter shed. He also built the first tennis court in Hampton, located behind his house.
  • Thomas Henry Chapman and Emily Louisa Charlotte Goodrick appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Hampton. Thomas was a storekeeper.
  • Thomas Henry Chapman and Emily Louisa Charlotte Goodrick appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Hampton. Thomas was a storekeeper.
  • Thomas Henry Chapman was listed as the next of kin of Henry Holmes Chapman when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 28 March 1942 in Brisbane. He gave his next of kin as his father Thomas. His service number was 425488.
  • Thomas Henry Chapman died on 17 January 1948 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 19 January 1948 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Thomas Henry Chapman and Emily Louisa Charlotte Goodrick