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Henry Chatten
(Abt 1826-1885)
Sarah Whiting
(Abt 1830-)
Jesse Millward
(Cir 1827-)
Thomas Chatten
Sarah Ann Millward
(Cir 1851-)
Jesse Henry Chatten


Family Links

1. Jane Poutney

2. Ellen L Chilton

Jesse Henry Chatten

  • Born: 1872, Knowle, Warwickshire
  • Marriage (1): Jane Poutney in 1890 in Dudley, Worcestershire
  • Marriage (2): Ellen L Chilton in 1952 in Wednesbury
  • Died: 1962, Rowley Regis aged 90

bullet  General Notes:

Shown on birth details as Jesse Henry Chatten, born 17 Mar 1872 in Knowle, Warwickshire.
Father Thomas Chatten, Boatman and mother Sarah Ann formally Millward.
Jesse comes from his mother's father - Jesse Millward
Fathers residence given as Brierly Hill, Staffordshire

Knowle is in Warwickshire and came under Solihull district for birth / marriage registration

So think is he listed in the birth index as
Births Mar qtr 1872 Chatten Jesse Henry Solihull 6d 538

Listed at Norwood Lock, Norwood, Middlesex in 1881 census as Henry Chatten age 9, with Thomas Chatten age 31, relationship not shown
1881 census rg11 1336 63 53

Marriages Jun qtr 1890 Chatten Jesse Henry // Poutney Jane Dudley 6c 100

1891 census appears to be on barge ' London Trader ? '
Henry Chatten age 20 Knowle, Warwickshire Head Rowley Regis Staffordshire, head boatman , occ canal boatman
Jane Chatten age 21 Brierly Hill, Staffordshire wife Rowley Regis Staffordshire
Joseph Powtney age 16 Brierly Hill, Staffordshire Boatman Rowley Regis Staffordshire, occ canal boatman
1891 census rg12 2282 144 2

1901 census in Brierly Hill
Henry Chatten age 28 Knowle, Warwickshire Head Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, occ boatman , barge
Jane Chatten age 30 Stafford, Staffordshire Wife Brierley Hill, Staffordshire
Sarah J Chatten age 9 Birmingham, Worcestershire Daughter Brierley Hill, Staffordshire
Thomas Chatten age 7 Brierley Hill, Staffordshire Son Brierley Hill, Staffordshire
John Chatten age 5 Brierley Hill, Staffordshire Son Brierley Hill, Staffordshire
Jane Chatten age 3 Brierley Hill, Staffordshire Daughter Brierley Hill, Staffordshire
Henry Chatten age 1 Brierley Hill, Staffordshire Son Brierley Hill, Staffordshire
1901 census rg13 2761 43 43

1911 Census completed by head of family
Name Relationship Status Years Married age Occupation Birthplace
Henry Chatten Head Married 21 age 39 Boatman Steerer Coal merchants Warwick
Jane Chatten Wife Married age 41 Brierley Hill
John Chatten Son Single age 15 Boatman Horse Driver Coal merchants Brierley Hill
Jane Chatten Daughter age 12 Brierley Hill
Henry Chatten Son age 11 Brierley Hill
William Chatten Son age 9 Brierley Hill
Joseph Chatten Son age 7 Brierley Hill
Annie Chatten Daughter age 1 Brierley Hill

Shown as having 10 children born alive 8 still living
Address 23 Lock Side Tipton Staffs
Rooms 5
Signature Henry Chatten

1921 Census 14 Churchyard Road, Tipton, Staffordshire Jesse's age is wrong on the census
First name Last name Relationship to head Sex Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Jess Henry Chatten Head Male 40 Brierley Hill, Staffordshire Canal Boatman For Mr Mattery Horseley Heath
Jane Chatten Wife Female 52 Brierley Hill, Staffordshire Home Duties -
John Walter Chatten Son Male 25 Brierley Hill, Staffordshire Rivetter Home Duties Hosiley Company
Henry Chatten Son Male 21 Brierley Hill, Staffordshire Labourer Bridge & Grider Hosiley Company
Joseph Chatten Son Male 17 Brierley Hill, Staffordshire Canal Boatman For Mr Mattery
Emily Ellen Chatten Daughter Female 8 Tipton, Staffordshire - -

1939 register Household 2 People 14 Churchyard Road , Tipton M.B.
First name Last name DOB Sex Occupation Marital status
Jane Chattin 17 Mar 1870 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married
Jess H Chattin 17 Mar 1872 Male Boatman Retired Married

marriages Mar qtr 1952 Chattin Jesse H // Chilton Ellen L Wednesbury 9b 2233

death Sep qtr 1962 Chatten Henry J 89 Rowley Regis 9b 304


bullet  Documentary notes:

1. Listed on 1881 census: Listed on 1881 census.

2. Listed on 1901 census: Listed on 1901 census.

3. Birth, 17 Mar 1872, Knowle, Warwick. ----------click picture to the right to view


Jesse married Jane Poutney, daughter of William Poultney and Unknown, in 1890 in Dudley, Worcestershire. (Jane Poutney was born circa 1870 in Brierley Hill, Staffordshire and died in 1949 in Walsall, Staffordshire.)


Jesse next married Ellen L Chilton in 1952 in Wednesbury. (Ellen L Chilton was born on 27 Aug 1878.)

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