John & Hannah Chapman
John Chapman is believed to have been born in Hursley, Hampshire, around 1765. It seems likely that he had an earlier marriage than the one found but nothing is known about this.
Hannah Parsons is believed to have been born in Queen Camel, Somerset, around 1789.
John Chapman married Hannah Parsons in Hursley in 10 January 1820 and they are known to have had three children:
In 1841 John and Hannah were in Crampmoore, just east of Romsey, with their three known children. John and Hannah were still there in 1851.
John died in 1853 and in 1861 Hannah was living with her married daughter, Henrietta’s family in Romsey. Hannah probably died in the 1860s.
Of John and Hannah’s known shildren:
- Joseph married Louisa Effamey and lived in Romsey.
- Henrietta married Samuel Collins, a tailor, in 1845 and their children were:
Samuel 1846 Thomas 1848 John 1850 Cornelius 1852 Henrietta 1854 Fanny ca.1857 William Barton 1860 Edwin 1864 George Henry 1872