John Chatten
Eliza Evans
(Cir 1856-)
Eliza Jane Chatten
(Abt 1876-)
Benjamin John Chatten


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Benjamin John Chatten

  • Born: 23 Nov 1891, Syleham, Suffolk
  • Marriage (1): Jane Shelton on 2 Jun 1917 in York, All Saints Pavement, Yorkshire

bullet  General Notes:

Births Mar qtr 1892 Chatten Benjamin John Hoxne 4a 811

Shown on birth certificate as Benjamin John Chatten
dob 23 Nov 1891 .
Mother shown as Jane Chatten daughter of John Chatten, farm labourer.

Shown as Benjamin Reginald Chatten age 23 when married in 1917 so dob is abt 1894.

Benjamin Reginald Chatten not found on births index Mar qtr 1892 - Jun qtr 1895

1901 census Syleham Green ?
John Chatten age 47 Brockdish, Norfolk Head Syleham Suffolk, occ agricultural labourer
Eliza Chatten age 45 Syleham, Suffolk wife Syleham Suffolk
Benjamin Chatten age 9 Syleham, Suffolk grandson Syleham Suffolk
Benjamin Chatten age 70 Brockdish, Norfolk Father Syleham Suffolk , married
1901 census rg13 1766 61 5

not yet found on 1911 census

Father shown on marriage details as John Chatten occupation gardener. Believe this John is his grandfather

Residence at time of marriage shown as Chiswick.

marriages Jun qtr 1917 Chatten Benjamin R // Shelton Jane York 9d 21 ?
shown as soldier 3 West Yorkshire Regiment when married

1921 Census 75 Wilson Street, Darlington, Darlington, Durham
First name Last name Relationship to head Sex Age Birth place Occupation Employer
John Mowatt Head Male 61 Durham, Durham Boilersmiths Assistant North Eastern Rly Co
Sarah Mowatt Wife Female 63 Staffordshire At House Duties -
Frank Mowatt Son Male 31 Durham, Durham Boilersmiths Assistant North Eastern Rly Co
William Mowatt Son Male 24 Durham, Durham General Labourer The Darlington Forge Co
Madge Mowatt Daughter Female 21 Durham, Durham House Duties -
Thomas Mowatt Grandson Male 9 Durham, Durham - -
Lucy Mowatt Granddaughter Female 3 Durham, Durham - -
B Chatten Boarder Male 28 Norfolk General Labourer Whossoe Foundry Co Ltd
J Chatten Boarder Female 30 Durham, Durham Home Duties -
L Chatten Boarder Male 2 Durham, Durham - -
J Chatten Boarder Female - Durham, Durham - -

1939 register Household 5 People Bickerton Nr Wetherby , Wetherby R.D.
First name Last name DOB Sex Occupation Marital status
Benjamin Chatten 23 Nov 1891 Male Farm Labourer Heavy Worker Married
Jane Chatten 19 Jul 1890 Female Unpaid House Duties Married
Benjamin John Chatten 28 May 1930 Male At School Single
closed record
closed record

dob on 1939 register is the same as on birth certificate for Benjamin John Chatten

deaths Mar qtr 1960 Chatten Benjamin J 68 Bradford 2b 251
dob from this is abt 1892


bullet  Documentary notes:

1. Birth, 23 Nov 1891, Syleham, Suffolk. ----------click picture to the right to view

2. Marriage, 2 Jun 1917, York, Yorkshire. ----------click picture to the right to view

3. Occupation: Soldier 3rd West York regiment in 1917.


Benjamin married Jane Shelton, daughter of Benjamin Shelton and Unknown, on 2 Jun 1917 in York, All Saints Pavement, Yorkshire. (Jane Shelton was born on 19 Jul 1890 in Darlington, Durham.)

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