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CHAPMAN / ??
John CHAPMAN (J436)
Died: 21 Aug 1711 (Inventory)
Buried: 23 Aug 1711, Biddestone WIL
Will: written 16 Jun 1701; proved 19 May 1712, Wiltshire Archdeaconry
(Order not fully known)
buried: ? 1 Apr 1740, Biddestone WIL ?
Lawrence CHAPMAN (J218)
buried: ? 4 Nov 1738, Biddestone WIL ?
married: Margaret Edwards, 6 Jan 1696/7, St James Duke's Place LND, by licence
(Henry a bachelor of Biddestone aged c31; Margaret a spinster of Corsham aged c20, daughter of John EDWARDS)
bapt: ? 6 Sep 1675, Biddestone WIL ? (no parents given)
buried: 29 Jan 1736/7, Biddestone WIL
Will: proved 22 Apr 1737, Wiltshire Archdeaconry
buried: 3 Oct 1755, Biddestone WIL
married: Gifford HULBERT, 31 Mar 1703, Grittleton WIL (both of Biddestone)
married: Elias LIGHT, 20 May 1700, Grittleton WIL (both of Biddestone)
Surviving parish registers for Biddestone date from 1689, with earlier BTS being somewhat patchy, and the children detailed above are those named in their father's will. It is possible that the Elizabeth and William CHAPMAN buried in Biddestone in 1671 and 1698 respectively belong in this family.
It is also possible that John CHAPMAN (J436) married a daughter of William AUST of Biddestone, whose will written 1687 (proved 1691, Wiltshire Archdeaconry) mentions a John CHAPMAN as one of his sons in law.
The surname CHAPMAN is sometimes spelt CHEPMAN or occasionally CHEAPMAN.
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