Person:Fanny Chaffer (1)

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Fanny Chaffer
 
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Name Fanny Chaffer
Gender Female
Christening[1] 14 Dec 1862 Sidlesham, Sussex, England
Census[2] 2 Apr 1871 Aldingbourne, Sussex, England
Census[3] 3 Apr 1881 South Bersted, Sussex, EnglandChichester Road, Bognor

Fanny Chaffer was baptised on 14th December 1862 at Sidlesham in Sussex, daughter of Elizabeth Eliza Chaffer, formerly Churcher, and her husband George Chaffer, a miller and carter, who sometimes used his stepfather's surname, Grant. Fanny appears in the 1871 census living with her parents and siblings at Aldingbourne in Sussex. Fanny's father died in 1876, when Fanny was thirteen years old. The 1881 census finds Fanny living in the town of Bognor with her widowed mother, and working as a domestic servant. She has yet to be researched after 1881.

References
  1. England. Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. (FamilySearch, Ancestry.com, Findmypast).

    ch. 14 Dec 1862, Sidlesham, Sussex: Fanny daughter of George & Elizabeth Chaffer

    Needs to be confirmed at West Sussex Archives.

  2. General Register Office. The National Archives (abbreviated TNA). England and Wales. 1871 Census Schedules. (Kew, Richmond, Greater London TW9 4DU, United Kingdom)
    Class RG10; Piece 1115; Folio 7; Page 8, 2 Apr 1871.

    Address: Aldingbourne, Sussex
    George Grant, head, married, male, 50 [1820/1], Carter, b. Sidlesham, Sussex
    Eliza Eliz[abe]th Grant, wife, married, female, 38 [1832/3], b. Hardway, Hampshire
    Henry Grant, son, single, male, 15 [1855/6], b. Sidlesham, Sussex
    Caroline E. Grant, daughter, single, female, 12 [1858/9], b. Sidlesham, Sussex
    Emma Jane Grant, daughter, single, female, 12 [1858/9], b. Sidlesham, Sussex
    Fanny Grant, daughter, single, female, 8 [1862/3], b. Sidlesham, Sussex

  3. General Register Office. The National Archives (abbreviated TNA). 1881 Census Schedules for England and Wales, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands: . (Kew, Richmond, Greater London TW9 4DU, United Kingdom)
    Class RG11; Piece 1124; Folio 82; Page 4, 3 Apr 1881.

    Address: Chichester Road, Bognor, South Bersted, Sussex
    Eliza E.C. Grant, head, widow, female, 46 [1834/5], General Nurse, b. Hardway, Portsmouth, Hampshire
    Henry Chaffer Grant, son, unmarried, male, 26 [1854/5], Bricklayer, b. Siddlesham, Sussex
    Fanny Chaffer Grant, daughter, unmarried, female, 18 [1862/3], Domestic Serv[ant], b. Siddlesham, Sussex
    George R.C. Grant, son, male, 7 [1873/4], Scholar, b. South Bersted, Sussex