Hoe and Worthing Archive: The Chapman family 

 


P D
                    Chapman

Philip Dennis Chapman (1866-1934), farmer, tanner, fellmonger and wool merchant, lived at Barons Hall, Fakenham, but bought Worthing Tannery in 1906.



E C Chapman    Edmund (Ted) Crowe Chapman
    (1894-1971) enlisted in the Norfolk
    Regiment
During WWI and received a
    commission in the Berkshire Yeomanry.
    In 1918 he married Hannah (Nancy)
    Stubbs; they had two daughters.
  

    He succeeded his father running the
    business and lived at the Tannery
    House in Worthing.
 He was an
    enthusiastic horseman, huntsman
    and horse breeder and Clerk of the
    Course at Fakenham for twenty years.



































John Neal & Alice Chapman    Tannery worker John Neal and the Chapmans'
    daughter Alice in the Tannery yard.

    Alice Chapman married Peter Gow, who became
    a director of Chapmans and took the following
    six photographs in the 1930s, using a new Leica
    35mm camera.






































Bridget Chapman

Bridget Chapman, Alice's sister.



Chapmans & Peter Gow

Peter Gow (right) with Ted and Hannah Chapman at Tannery House, Worthing.



Alice Gow

Alice Gow in the driving seat. The car lost its canvas roof in a storm on a journey from London.



Chapman-Gow hunt

The Chapmans were enthusiastic members of the West Norfolk Hunt.



hounds

West Norfolk Foxhounds pack at the Tannery. The man holding his hat is Eustace Goodings, publican of the Bull at Litcham, where the hunt would meet. In front of the hut is Arthur Johnson, Huntsman from 1913 to 1946. Behind the hounds are Alice and Ted Chapman.



horse

One of the race horses bred by Ted Chapman, in front of Tannery House, Worthing. The groom is Mr Bullimore.



Sculthorpe Bob

Ted Chapman also bred prize-winning cattle 1932.



Chapman anniversary


anniversary text    The newspaper report of the Chapmans'
    golden wedding anniversary.








































































hunt at Manor Farm

The West Norfolk Hunt meeting in 2007 at Manor Farm, Hoe, Peter and Alice Gow's home from 1945.