Mary Chugg

#50112, b. 1868, d. March 1938

Individual's Timeline

Birth1868Mary Chugg
Marr RegJune 1896Mary Chugg1
Probate18 June 1902John Chugg
Death19 February 1938Mary Chugg2
Death RegMarch 1938Mary Chugg3
Probate16 May 1938Mary Doddrell

Primary events

  • Birth: Mary Chugg was born in 1868 in West Down, Devon, England.
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Mary and Curling Finzel Doddrell was registered in the quarter ended June 1896 in the Chippenham registration district.1
  • (Admin_beneficiary_2) Probate: In 1902 Mary Chugg became one of the administrators named in the probate documents of John Chugg; The estate was valued at £8,549.
  • Death: Mary died on 19 February 1938 in Braidlea, Nutfield Road, Red Hill, Surrey, England, (Aged 70 years, worked back from recorded birth date).2
  • Death Reg: Mary's death was registered in the quarter ended in March 1938 in the Surrey South Eastern registration district. (Her age calculates to 70 years).3
  • Probate: Her estate was probated on 16 May 1938. Hugh Curling Doddrell was the administrator and/or the beneficiary. Her estate as valued at £3,518.

Secondary circumstances

Census details

  • She appeared on the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1871, living in Twitchen Farm, West Down, Devon, England in the household of her parents, John Chugg and Annie Sharland. She was 3 years old.
  • She appeared on the census taken on the night of 3rd April 1881, living in West Down, England in the household of his father, John Chugg. Shee was 13 years old.
  • Mary Chugg appeared on the census taken on the night of 5th April 1891, at Lame House, Hythe, Kent, England, in the household of John Chugg.
  • In the census taken on the night of 31st March 1901 Mary Chugg was the wife of the head of the household, Curling Finzel Doddrell. The address was Lion Hill, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. With them was an Alice COATES, born in Devon in 1873, who was working as a nurse. Their son Kenneth was living with them.
  • In the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1911, Mary was the wife of the head of the household, Annie Sharland Chugg. The address was an unknown place . Charles LEAS and his wife. Charles was a retired auditor and technical teacher, Annie and her sister were listed as visitors, and there was also Martha GOSS (who appears to be a cousin from family letters) Mary was married and had 2 children.
Some aspects of Mary Chugg's life. Mary is buried in St Calixtus’ Church burial ground, West Down, with her sister and her son. Kenneth DODDRELL died at the age of 20 in 1918 in WW2 (note the transcription in the citiation is incorrect). He must just be named on the headstone, and is not actually in the ground. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission have him as buried in the Ramleh War Cemetery in Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). The cemetery dates from the First World War, when Ramleh (now Ramla) was occupied by the 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade on 1 November 1917. Field Ambulances, and later Casualty Clearing Stations, were posted at Ramleh and Lydda from December 1917 onwards. The cemetery was begun by the medical units, but some graves were brought in later from the battlefields and from Latron, Sarona and Wilhema Military and Indian Cemeteries.

Children of Mary Chugg and Curling Finzel Doddrell


  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, DODDRELL      Curling Finzel            Chippenham      5a      131.
  2. Website ( "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about Mary Doddrell
    Name:      Mary Doddrell
    Probate Date:      16 May 1938
    Death Date:      19 Feb 1938
    Death Place:      Surrey, England
    Registry:      London, England."
  3. Find my past web sites, online or, Civil Registration event: Death
    Name:      DODDRELL, Mary
    Registration district:      Surrey South Eastern
    County:      Surrey
    Year of registration:      1938
    Quarter of registration:      Jan-Feb-Mar
    Age at death:      69
    Volume no:      2A
    Page no:      634.
  4. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, DODDRELL      Hugh Curling            Bristol      6a     58.