John Chugg

#50111, b. 1859, d. 22 May 1929

Individual's Timeline

Birth1859John Chugg
Marr Regbetween 1891 and 1901John Chugg1
Death22 May 1929John Chugg2
Probate27 July 1929John Chugg

Primary events

  • Birth: John Chugg was born in 1859 in Ilfracombe, Devon, England.
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of John and Rachel Scott Orr was registered in the quarter ended between 1891 and 1901 in the Sevenoaks registration district.1
  • Death: John died on 22 May 1929 in 6 Apsley Terrace, Ilfracombe, Devon, England, (Aged 70 years, worked back from recorded birth date).2
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 27 July 1929. Probate was granted to his brother-in-law, Robert Scott ORR.The estate was valued at £1,138. There was a further grant of Probate, this time to Annie Sarland, spinster, dated 1939, with a value of £3,300.

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: John was a clerk in holy orders, the curate of Saltwood in 1891. According to Kelly's Handbook 1901, he was the curate of St Margaret's Stratton, Swindon, Wiltshire in 1896.

Census details

  • He appeared on the census taken on the night of 7th April 1861, living in Twitchen Farm, West Down, Devon, England in the household of his parents, John Chugg and Annie Sharland. He was 2 years old.
  • In 1871 in Barnstaple John Chugg was included in the census schedule of a private school. He was aged 12 years. John was a pupil.
  • In the census taken on the night of 5th April 1891, John was the head of the household. The address was Lame House, Hythe, Kent, England. Living as lodgers, but no one other than the 2 CHUGGS are in the house., With his sister, Mary Chugg. They were both single.
  • In the census taken on the night of 31st March 1901, John was the head of the household and Rachel was his wife. The address was The Vicarage, Corsham, Wiltshire, England.
  • In the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1911, John was the head of the household. The address was Corsham, England. John is married but his wife is not with him. There is 1 servant and 1 visitor, aged 6. She was born in Corston. The vicarage had 10 rooms.

Family of John Chugg and Rachel Scott Orr


  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, Orr      Rachell Scott            Sevenoaks      2a     789.
  2. Website ( "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about John Chugg
    Name:      John Chugg
    Probate Date:      27 Jul 1929
    Death Date:      22 May 1929
    Death Place:      Devon, England
    Registry:      London, England."