Person:Mary Chaffer (2)

Mary Ellen Chaffer
Facts and Events
Name Mary Ellen Chaffer
Gender Female
Christening[1] 24 Oct 1852 Sidlesham, Sussex, England
Census[2] 7 Apr 1861 Sidlesham, Sussex, EnglandMill

Mary Ellen Chaffer was baptised on 24th October 1852 at Sidlesham in Sussex, daughter of Elizabeth Eliza Chaffer, formerly Churcher, and her husband George Chaffer, a miller, who sometimes used his stepfather's surname, Grant. Mary Ellen appears in the 1861 census living with her parents and siblings at Mill in Sidlesham, using only her middle name, suggesting she was known as Ellen. She has yet to be traced after 1861.

  1. Sidlesham (St Mary) baptisms, in Sussex, England. Online Parish Clerks.

    No. 1298
    When baptised: 24 Oct 1852
    Name: Mary Ellen
    Parents: George & Elizabeth
    Surname: Chaffer
    Abode: Sidlesham
    Quality, Trade, or Profession: Labourer
    By whom the Ceremony was performed: William Bruton

  2. General Register Office. The National Archives (abbreviated TNA). 1861 Census Schedules for England and Wales, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. (Kew, Richmond, Greater London TW9 4DU, United Kingdom)
    Class RG9; Piece 617; Folio 66; Page 6, 7 Apr 1861.

    Address: Mill, Sidlesham, Sussex
    George Chaffer, head, married, male, 41 [1819/20], Miller, b. Sidlesham, Sussex
    Elizabeth Chaffer, wife, married, female, 31 [1829/30], b. Portsmouth, Hampshire
    Ellen Chaffer, daughter, female, 9 [1851/2], Scholar, b. Sidlesham, Sussex
    Henry Chaffer, son, male, 6 [1854/5], Scholar, b. Sidlesham, Sussex
    Caroline Chaffer, daughter, female, 3 [1857/8], b. Sidlesham, Sussex
    Jane Chaffer, daughter, female, 3m [1860/1], b. Sidlesham, Sussex