Chapman family page
Eva Muriel Chapman, nee Murphy
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Origins of surname
This name was given to a merchant or travelling salesman, from ceapmann, old English for bartering man.
Seven different Chapman men from various parts of the south of England were married in St Helier between 1809 and 1840. Several were Army or Navy men. Baptisms began to appear in the church registers from 1815 onwards, apart from two in the 1750s.
Births and baptisms
Great War service
- Charles James Chapman (St H) Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps
- Ernest James Chapman (1880- ) (St B) son of James William and Harriet Mary, Private, RJGB
- Walter Guy Chapman (1886- ) (St B) Son of James and Harriet, Bombardier, Royal Field Artillery
- Chapman Occupation identity cards
- Eddie Chapman, World War 2 double agent, deported from Jersey to Fort de Romainville internment camp
Mary Charlotte Chapman, born in Jersey in 1851, the daughter of Archibald Charles and Deborah Bryant, nee Wickett, (possibly O'Brien) of Kent. They took her to Victoria, Australia, the following year, where her two brothers and two sisters were born and she married John Vigar Bartlett in 1869. They had five sons and three daughters
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