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John Herbert Thomas Sinclair  CHAPLIN

John Herbert Thomas Sinclair CHAPLIN

Male 1877 - 1917  (39 years)

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  • Name John Herbert Thomas Sinclair CHAPLIN  [1
    Biography Notes 1877  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    See biography of his mother, Agnes i-3128. John Herbert Thomas Sinclair Chaplin known as "Herbit" b. 11/6/1877 at "Waterloo", Angas Plains, was incorrectly named in the Will of his grandfather John McLean of "Waterloo Plains" as "Albert" and left 50 pounds ($100) in 1903.

    MARRIAGE: "Herbit" married Blanche Clarissa May Cook (born c. 1883) at St. Paul's, Port Adelaide. The witnesses were J. J. Frost, labourer of Glanville and R. E. McLean of Semaphore, SA.

    HISTORY: from the Encyclopedia of S.A. 1909 - Vol. 2. Page 897.

    "Councillor John Herbert Chaplin, Member of the Goolwa Town Council, was born at Angas Plains near Milang, S.A. on June 10th, 1877 (registration 11th) being a son of Mr Thomas Chaplin and grandson of Mr John McLean of Angas Plains, one of the early pioneers of the Province, the subject of this notice was brought up to farming pursuits, but subsequently became identi with the river trade for nearly twelve months in partnership with Captain John Ritchie. He then established himself (in 1902) at Goolwa as a general storekeeper and carrier and now does the principle carrying trade between Goolwa and Adelaide. In 1904 Mr Chaplin was elected a Member of the 'Goolwa Town Council and has served the interests of the rate payers in that capacity ever since He is a member of the Masonic Fratemity (his mother Lodge being the Corinthian No. 34).

    He was married on 25/8/1903 to a daughter of the late Mr William Cook, carpenter of Port Adelaide - Blanche Clarissa May Cook. They had a family of 3 boys and 3 girls." 
    Born 11 Jun 1877  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • BORN 'Waterloo' Angas Plains SA
    Gender Male 
    Cause of death 1917  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Pneumonic influenza and/or typhoid fever.DEATH: "Herbit" Chaplin contracted typhoid fever while constructing the Victor Harbor Reservoir. He died at the Royal Adelaide Hospital on 27/2/1917 aged 39 years leaving a young family. His wife Blanche moved to Port Adelaide and brought up her family there and supported them by having the job of cleaner of the Harbour's Board of of Blanche Chaplin on 25/9/1964 aged 81 years. 
    Died 27 Feb 1917  Goolwa SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Death at Royal Adelaide Hospital Adelaide SA
    Person ID I-3129  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2017 

    Father Thomas CHAPLIN,   b. 23 Jan 1853, Flagstaff Hill SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1940, Willunga SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship -1019 
    Mother Agnes Jane MCLEAN,   b. 20 Jul 1850, Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1879, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Relationship -1019 
    Married 8 Nov 1876  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F-1019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Blanche Clarissa May COOK,   b. 30 Jul 1883, Glanville SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1963, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1903  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Herbit Thomas CHAPLIN,   b. 16 Oct 1904, Encounter Bay SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1984, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  []
     2. Hazel Olive CHAPLIN,   b. 15 Oct 1906, Glanville SA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     3. Bernice Doreen CHAPLIN,   b. 23 May 1909, Goolwa SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1991, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  []
     4. Alexander Finnis CHAPLIN,   b. 23 Aug 1912, Goolwa SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1986, Yundi SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  []
     5. BMA C
     6. AWK C
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2017 07:42:23 
    Family ID F-1020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Stories
    1995 - John Herbert (Herbit) Thomas Sinclair Chaplin & Blanche Clarissa May Cook
    1995 - John Herbert (Herbit) Thomas Sinclair Chaplin & Blanche Clarissa May Cook
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au (Reliability: 3), 17 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      DEATH:1917 RegNo:408/332 CHAPLIN, John Herbert Sinclair at Adelaide SA
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    3. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au (Reliability: 3), 17 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:1876 RegNo:109/409 groom:CHAPLIN Thomas bride:MCLEAN,Agnes Jane at Strathalbyn SA
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