Nathan Chatten
(Abt 1734-)
(Abt 1734-)
Joseph Chatton
(Cir 1760-1837)
Ann West
(Abt 1760-)
Charles Chatten
(Cir 1785-1878)


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1. Hanna Holden

Charles Chatten

  • Born: Cir 1785, Beccles, Suffolk
  • Christened: 18 Feb 1785, Beccles, Suffolk
  • Marriage (1): Hanna Holden on 16 Sep 1810 in Aldeburgh, Suffolk
  • Died: 1878 aged about 93

bullet  General Notes:

Charles Chatton
Baptized 18th February 1785 at Beccles
Beccles Parish Records (typed transcript)
18th February 1785 Charles son of Joseph and Anna Chatton mmn West

from National archive records, 3 documents ADM 73/192
married 16th Sept 1810

Marriage Charles Chatton
Marriage date 16 Sep 1810
Marriage place Aldeburgh
Spouse Hannah Holding
County Suffolk

shown as a pilot on son William Job's baptism in 1821
shown as a mariner on son George's baptism in 1825

From London Metropolitan Archives
Pilot licence issued
Name: Charles Chatten
Date: 1819
Age: 34
Residence; Aldeburgh
Volume: 30172/1
Licence number: 275

Register of Shipping and Seamen" for 1835 - 1836
Kew ref BT 150/1 page 857
No./ name/ age/ place of birth/Quality/Ship belonging to/ How disposed of
3326 Chatten Charles 50 Aldbro' Mariner Pilot Cutter of Aldbro'
Dec 35 (1835)

Charles CHATTON age 57 born Aldbro' Pilot on board cutter "Jemima" from June1840 to 1st January 1841
(BT 98/151) from National Archives document.
This gives dob as abt 1784

1855 - recorded as a Pilot in "History, Gazetteer
and Directory" of Suffolk

Think this is Charles buried in Aldeburgh 1Apr1878 age 93 which
gives dob as 1785

Death cert (March 1878 Plomesgate 4a 460)
23rd March 1878 at Aldeburgh Charles Chatten aged 93 years Trinity Pilot
Cause of death - bronchitis exhaustion

1841 census Back St Aldeburgh,
Chs Chatten age 55 born Suffolk Aldeburgh, Suffolk , occ pilot
Charles Chatten age 9 Suffolk Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Ann Chatten age 11 Suffolk Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Amelia Smith age 25 Suffolk Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Charles Smith age 4m Suffolk Aldeburgh, Suffolk
1841 census ho107 Book1 ED1 1031 20 32
Amelia Smith age 25 also present with son Charles age 4 months
Think this is Charles Chatten's daughter Amelia

shown on the 1861 census twice in different places

1861 census High Street , Aldeburgh - with daughter Amelia as Amelia Smith
Sydney Smith age 48 Yoxford, Suffolk Head Aldeburgh, Suffolk , occ bricklayer
Amelia Smith age 45 Aldeburgh, Suffolk wife Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Charles Smith age 20 Yoxford, Suffolk son Aldeburgh, Suffolk , occ bricklayer - (ap)
James Smith age 13 Yoxford, Suffolk daughter Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Alice Smith age 7 Yoxford, Suffolk daughter Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Charles Chatten age 76 Beccles, Suffolk lodger Aldeburgh, Suffolk , occ Trinity pilot
1861 census rg9 1176 104 3

also as boarder in a Public House in London

1861 census Coach & Horses PH off Fenchurch Street London
Charles Chatten age 76 Beccles, Suffolk Boarder St Katherine Coleman, Middlesex, widr , occ Trinity Pilot
1861 census RG9 226 101 41

1871 census Wentworth *** as father to Amelia
Sydney Smith age 57 Yoxford, Suffolk Head Aldeburgh, Suffolk , occ bricklayer
Amelia Smith age 56 Aldborough wife Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Jane Smith age 23 ? Yoxford daughter Aldeburgh, Suffolk , occ dressmaker
Alice Smith age 17 Yoxford daughter Aldeburgh, Suffolk , occ milliner
Charles Chatten age 86 Beccles Father Aldeburgh, Suffolk , occ retired pilot
1871 census rg10 1765 81 12

So think this is

Charles Chatton born 1 Mar 1784 Shipmeadow, Suffolk son of Joseph Chatton & Ann West

deaths Mar qtr 1878 Chatten Charles 93 Plomesgate 4a 460


bullet  Documentary notes:

1. Occupation: Sailor from William Holden's christening record, marine pilot from William Jobs.

2. Occupation: Marine pilot in 1855.


Charles married Hanna Holden on 16 Sep 1810 in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. (Hanna Holden was born about 1790 and died in 1835 in Aldeburgh, St Peter & St Paul, Suffolk.)

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