Sir Robert Chapman, 1st Bt.1

M, #214231, b. 3 March 1880, d. 31 July 1963
Last Edited=13 Feb 2011
     Sir Robert Chapman, 1st Bt. was born on 3 March 1880.1 He was the son of Henry Chapman and Dora Gibson.2 He married Hélène Paris MacGowan, daughter of James George MacGowan, on 10 November 1909.1 He died on 31 July 1963 at age 83.1
     He was educated at South Shields High School, South Shields, County Durham, EnglandG.1 He graduated from London University, London, EnglandG, in 1899 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He was registered as a Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants (A.C.A.) in 1902.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was wounded and mentioned in despatches four times.1 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1916.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1916 in the Royal Field Artillery (Territorial Forces).1 He was awarded the Chevalier, Legion of Honour in 1917.1 He was awarded the Territorial Decoration (T.D.) in 1918.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1918.1 He was appointed Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants (F.C.A.) in 1919.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for South Shields in 1920.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for County Durham in 1921.1 He gained the rank of Brevet Colonel in 1924.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1925.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Durham in 1930.1 He was a senior partner of Henry Chapman Son & Company.1 He held the office of Mayor of South Shields between 1931 and 1932.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Houghton-le-Spring between 1931 and 1935.1 He was Honrary Colonel of the 74th Field Regiment Royal Artillery between 1935 and 1950.1 He retired from the military in 1937.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Durham in 1940.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1944.1 He was appointed Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1945.1 He held the office of Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire in 1946.1 He held the office of Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire in 1949.1 He was appointed Officer, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (O.St.J.)1 He was appointed Knight in 1950.1 He was created 1st Baronet Chapman, of Underhill, Cleadon, near Sunderland, co. Durham U.K. on 30 January 1958.1

Children of Sir Robert Chapman, 1st Bt. and Hélène Paris MacGowan

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

George Gibson Chapman1

M, #214232, b. 3 May 1882, d. 31 December 1954
Last Edited=23 Dec 2006
     George Gibson Chapman was born on 3 May 1882.1 He was the son of Henry Chapman and Dora Gibson.2 He married Isabella Wilson.1 He died on 31 December 1954 at age 72.1
     He graduated from Peterhouse College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Isabella Wilson1

F, #214233
Last Edited=18 Dec 2006
     Isabella Wilson married George Gibson Chapman, son of Henry Chapman and Dora Gibson.1
     Her married name became Chapman.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Alan Edward Chapman1

M, #214234, b. 4 July 1883, d. 20 December 1898
Last Edited=18 Dec 2006
     Alan Edward Chapman was born on 4 July 1883.1 He was the son of Henry Chapman and Dora Gibson.2 He died on 20 December 1898 at age 15.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lawrence Alfred Chapman1

M, #214235, b. 18 March 1886, d. 3 February 1943
Last Edited=18 Dec 2006
     Lawrence Alfred Chapman was born on 18 March 1886.1 He was the son of Henry Chapman and Dora Gibson.2 He died on 3 February 1943 at age 56.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Frederick Ernest Chapman1

M, #214236, b. 4 July 1887, d. 8 May 1938
Last Edited=18 Dec 2006
     Frederick Ernest Chapman was born on 4 July 1887.1 He was the son of Henry Chapman and Dora Gibson.2 He died on 8 May 1938 at age 50.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Captain Charles Lancelot Chapman1

M, #214237, b. 1 August 1892, d. 22 August 1917
Last Edited=23 Dec 2006
     Captain Charles Lancelot Chapman was born on 1 August 1892.1 He was the son of Henry Chapman and Dora Gibson.2 He died on 22 August 1917 at age 25, killed in action.1
     He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the Royal Artillery.1 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1916.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Ethel Chapman1

F, #214238, b. 2 May 1877, d. 16 December 1938
Last Edited=18 Dec 2006
     Ethel Chapman was born on 2 May 1877.1 She was the daughter of Henry Chapman and Dora Gibson.2 She died on 16 December 1938 at age 61.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Hilda Chapman1

F, #214239, b. 3 March 1881, d. 6 July 1929
Last Edited=18 Dec 2006
     Hilda Chapman was born on 3 March 1881.1 She was the daughter of Henry Chapman and Dora Gibson.2 She married Sidney Howard Smith, son of James Smith.1 She died on 6 July 1929 at age 48.1
     Her married name became Smith.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Smith1

M, #214240
Last Edited=23 Dec 2006
     James Smith lived at Stroud, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1

Child of James Smith

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]