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Alfred Chapman, son of Joseph Chapman and Sarah Chapman [Winter]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1818
Born
In the Parish of Buxted, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch J15204-3
 
14th Jun 1818
Christened
At St. Margaret's Church in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch J15204-3
 
27th Mar 1845
Married
Louisa Clubs at St. Mark's Church in the Parish of Hadlow Down, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch M15205-1
 
1846
Birth of a daughter
Sally in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex
1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
 
1848
Birth of a son
Henry in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex
1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
 
Jun 1850
Birth of a son
William Richard in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex
1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Buxted Wood in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex; Head, occupation: farm labourer
1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
 
1860
Birth of a son
Alfred in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
1862
Birth of a son
Albert in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
c 1875
Recollections
At Mount Pleasant
Ashdown Forest dispute
 

During The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 commoners and land owners were interviewed by the solicitor William Raper. Their comments were recorded in a series of notebooks:

Chapman, Alfred. Aged 63. Farmer and dealer. Farms Mount Pleasant in Maresfield. Bought it about 19 years [ago]. It is copyhold of Duddleswell Manor. Never farmed before he bought it. When he was 10 years old worked as carter boy for Mr. Jarvis of Crowpits Farm, Buxted, (and] stayed with him 5 years and then worked for Mr. Norman, Pounsley Mill Farm, Buxted, for 13 years and then took to dealing on his own account............. Since he purchased Mount Pleasant he built a house about 14 years ago and about a year afterwards built a cottage and a lean-to.

...............

 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At Duddleswell in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; Alfred Chapman, M, Head, widowed, age 64, born Buxted, occupation: dealer
1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Chapman individual records
The ancestral pedigree of Alfred Chapman
  
 Joseph Chapmanm: 22nd Apr 1802 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, SussexSarah Winter 
 b: c 1780  b: c 1780
  
        
 John William Sophia James Joseph Hannah Alfred 
 b: 1804 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 15th Jul 1804 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1807 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 3rd Jan 1808 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1809 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 12th Nov 1809 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1811 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 29th Sep 1811 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1813 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 6th Jun 1813 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1815 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 29th Oct 1815 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1818 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 14th Jun 1818 St. Margaret's Church
 
                
Parental record
   
   
   
 Alfred Chapman
farm labourer
m: 27th Mar 1845 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, SussexLouisa Clubs 
 b: 1818 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 14th Jun 1818 St. Margaret's Church
  b: 1827 Lindfield, Sussex
  
      
 Sally Henry William Richard Alfred Albert 
 b: 1846 Buxted, Sussex b: 1848 Buxted, Sussex b: June 1850 Buxted, Sussex b: 1860 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1862 Maresfield, Sussex 
Family record

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