Elizabeth Franks


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Elizabeth Franks

  • Born: 1871, Trentham, Staffordshire
  • Marriage (1): William Chatten on 26 May 1890 in Brierley Hill, Staffordshire
  • Died: 1953 aged 82

bullet  General Notes:

1871 census
John Franks age 35 Aldbury, Warwickshire Head Fenton ,Staffordshire , occ captain of boat
Harriet Franks age 30 Coventry, Warwickshire Wife Fenton ,Staffordshire
Samuel Franks age 13 Tipton, Staffordshire Son Fenton ,Staffordshire
Joseph Franks age 10 Oldbury, Warwickshire Son Fenton ,Staffordshire
Mary Franks age 8 North Gayton, Warwickshire Daughter Fenton, Staffordshire
John Franks age 3 Hinstock, Warwickshire Son Fenton , Staffordshire
Eliza Franks age 3 weeks Trentham, Staffordshire Daughter Fenton, Staffordshire
1871 census RG10 2873 94 20

Fentham & Trentham are close by each other in Stoke on Trent

Marriages Jun qtr 1890 Chatten William // Franks Elizabeth Stourbridge 6c 235

26May1890 Brierley Hill
William Chatten age 21 Bachelor Boatman Mill St Henry Chatten Boatman
Elizabeth Franks age 18 Spinster - Mill St John Franks Boatman

not yet found on 1891 census

1901 census on Canal Boat ' The William'
William Chatten age 32 Millwall, London Head Norton, Northamptonshire, occ boatman barge
Elizabeth Chatten age 32 Tipton, Staffordshire Wife Norton, Northamptonshire
Eliza Chatten age 7 Greenwich, London Daughter Norton, Northamptonshire
Sarah Chatten age 4 Old Kent Road, London Daughter Norton, Northamptonshire
William Chatten age 1 Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire Son Norton, Northamptonshire
1901 census rg13 1435 70 15

1911 census completed by Head of family
1911 Census Shipping, Barge ?
Name Relationship Status Years Married age Occupation Birthplace
William Chatten Head Married ? age 40 Boat Man Coal Carrier Millwall London
Elizabeth Chatten Wife Married ? age 38 Tring
William Chatten Son age 11 Appelese Hemle Headstead
Walter Chatten Son age 2 Sowe Common Coventry
Albert Chatten Son age 1 Appelese End Hemle Headstead

Shown as having 12 children born alive 7 still living
Vessel Three brothers
Signature William Chatten
Location The Canal, Wyken Collier Basin, Foleshill , Warwickshire

1921 census
First name Elizabeth
Last name Chatten
Age in years 50
Age as transcribed 50 y
Relationship to head Wife
Marital status Married
Birth place Not Known
Occupation Home Duties (On Boat)
Master of vessel William Chatten
Registration district Berkhampstead
Registration district number 142
Sub-district Tring
County Hertfordshire

1939 register Household 5 People Startops End , Wing R.D., Buckinghamshire
First name Last name DOB Sex Occupation Marital status
William Chatten 08 Oct 1868 Male Canal Boatman Retired Married
Elizabeth Chatten 25 Apr 1873 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married
Ivy Pearsall 22 Dec 1931 Female At School Single
Albert Chatten 02 Feb 1910 Male Farm Labourer Heavy Work Single
Walter Chatten 28 Jul 1907 Male Cement Packer & Trader Heav Worker Single

death Mar qtr 1953 Chatten Elizabeth 79 Aylesbury 6a 442


Elizabeth married William Chatten, son of Henry Chatten and Sarah Whiting, on 26 May 1890 in Brierley Hill, Staffordshire. (William Chatten was born in 1868 in Millwall, London and died in 1954.)

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