'Chapman1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Chapman of Hankford, Chapman of Killua (St. Lucy's), Chapman of London, Chapman of Resprin

MGH describes the arms of this family as "Party per chevron argent and gules a crescent counterchanged" and starts with ....
?? Chapman of Rushbery (near Bridgenorth), Shropshire
1. Jasper Chapman of London (bur 01.12.1653, grocer)
m. Anne (bur 02.06.1641)
  A. Sir John Chapman, Sheriff then Lord Mayor of London (d 17.03.1688-9)
  m1. Amy (bur 24.08.1667)
  i. Anne Chapman
  m. _ Knightley
  ii.+ other issue - John (bur 21.05.1662), Mary (bur 02.03.1663-4)
  m2. Elizabeth Webb (dau of Anthony Webb of Hackney (by Elizabeth, sister/coheir of Sir Henry Wood, Bart), sister of Thomas Webb or Wood)
vi. Sir William Chapman of London, 1st Bart (b c1670, d 07.05.1737)
  m. Elizabeth Webb or Wood (bpt 30.07.1685, bur 21.06.1733, dau/coheir of Thomas Webb alias Wood of Kensington (Clerk of the Kitchen to William III), cousin)
  a. Sir John Chapman of Cockenhatch, Sheriff of Hertfordshire, 2nd Bart (b c1710, dsp 29.01.1781, MP)
  m1. (12.1736) Rachel Edmondson (d by 1764, dau/coheir of James Edmondson)
  m2. Sarah (d 15.03.1800)
  b. Sir William Chapman of Loudham Park, Sheriff of Suffolk, 3rd Bart (bpt 01.10.1714, dsp 09.02.1785)
  m1. (08.02.1759) Mary Newman of Ham Abbey (bur 19.10.1759)
  m2. (01.08.1767) Anne Lany (d 09.03.1796, dau/coheir of Rev. Benjamin Lany of Mulbarton)
  v. Elizabeth Chapman (b by 168, d by 1719)
  m. Sir Oliver Ayshcomb, Bart
  vi.+ other issue - Anthony (a 1672, d young), Henry (bpt 01.11.1681, d infant), James (a 1689, d unm bur 01.12.1698), Frances (bur 21.01.1680-1), Bethia (bpt 11.01.1682-3, a 1686, d unm), Margaret (bpt 10.06.1684, d infant)
  B. Bethia Chapman (bpt 07.01.1620-1, a 1653)
  m. Robert Abbot of London
  C.+ other issue - Jasper (bpt 26.12.1619, d young), Isaac (bur 16.05.1632), Jathimall (bpt 24.03.1621-2, d infant), Sarah (bpt 05.12.1624, bur 07.03.1644-5), Rebecca (bpt 17.07.1630, bur 24.11.1638)
2. Francis Chapman (d by 1653) had issue
  m. Susan
3. William Chapman (d by 1653) had issue
  m. Sarah (bur 11.10.1659)
4. Adam Chapman (d by 1653) had issue
5. Jane Chapman
  m. _ Waring (d by 1653)



Shown by Vivian as having the same arms as the family above, except for "countercharged" instead of "clounterchanged", is ...
Edward Chapman of Hanckford, Devon ("descended out of the Northe")
m. Jaquet Marwood (dau of _ Marwood of Westcott)
1. John Chapman of Hankford
  m. Christian or Elizabeth Chichester (dau of Robert Chichester of Hall)
  A. Edward Chapman of Resprin, Cornwall (a 1620)
  m. Elizabeth Prediaux (dau of Richard Prediaux (Prideaux) of Thewburie)
  i. Richard Chapman of Resprin (b c1599, bur 29.01.1674)
  a. Edward Chapman (bpt 12.05.1647)
  b. Margaret Chapman (bpt 10.05.1649)
  m. (12.01.1670) William Thomas
  c. Elizabeth Chapman
  m. (02.01.1674) Edward Michell
  ii. Nicholas Chapman (b c1611, 3rd son)
  m. (28.09.1663) Jane Truren
  iii. Grace Chapman (b c1606)
  m. (21.06.1642) Thomas Lob
  iv.+ other issue (a 1620) - Edward (b c1604), Sinobia (b c1601), Blanch (b c1611, bur 04.11.1683), Phillip(a) (b c1615)
  B. John Chapman (bur 08.11.1626)
  m. Agnes Taylor of Westley
  i.+ issue - John (bpt 20.02.1615), Elizabeth (bpt 24.12.1613)
  C. Arthur Chapman (bur 01.10.1640)
  m. (12.11.1613) Alice Salisburie (bur 06.1677, dau of John Salisburie of Buckland Bruer)
  i.+ issue - Anthony (bpt 10.10.1615, bur 13.08.1617), John (bpt 09.02.1617, bur 02.11.1643), Wilmot (bpt 08.10.1622)
  D. Jaquet Chapman
  m. (27.11.1609) Stephen Hogge of Buckland Bruer
  E. Christian Chapman
  m. James Browneing of Kilkhampton
  F. Anne Chapman
  m. (04.03.1616) Nicholas Shaplay of Clovelley
  G. Julyan Chapman
  m. Daniell Colscot of West Putford
2. Saintleger Chapman (dsp)



(1) BP1895 describes the arms of this family as "Per chevron, arg. and gu., in the centre, a crescent counterchanged" which suggests a connection with the families shown above.
(2) BP1895 reports that "The parent stock of this family flouirished through several generations, in and near the town of Hinckley, co. Leicester. The branch settled in Ireland was established there by" the undermentioned brothers "under the auspices of their cousin-german, Sir Walter Ralegh", whom we show as sons of ..
?? Chapman
1. John Chapman in Co. Kerry
2. William Chapman
A. Benjamin Chapman of Killua (aka St. Lucy's), co. Westmeath
  m. Anne Parkinson (dau of Robert Parkinson of Ardee)
  i. William Chapman of Killua (aka St. Lucy's) (d 1734)
  m. Ismay Nugent (dau of Thomas Nugent of Clonlost)
  a. Benjamin Chapman of Killua (aka St. Lucy's) (d before 09.08.1779)
m. Ann Tighe (dau of Robert Tighe of Mitchelstown)
  (1) Sir Benjamin Chapman of Killua Castle, 1st Bart (dsp 07/8.1810)
  m. (c02.1776) Anne Lowther (d 1801?, dau/heir of John Lowther of Staffordstown by Anne Billing)
  (2) Sir Thomas Chapman of Killua Castle, 2nd Bart (b 20.10.1756, d 23.12.1837) had issue
  m. (1808) Margaret Anne Fetherston (b c1788, d 21.01.1871, dau of James Fetherston or Fetherstonhaugh of Bracklin Castle by Margaret, dau of Sir Rchard Steele, 1st Bart))
  (3) William Chapman probably of this generation
  (A) daughter
  m. (10.05.1810) Henry Robert Battersby (dsp, Post Captain RN)
  (4)+ 2 daughters
  b.+ other issue
  ii. Thomas Chapman ("settled in America")

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : MGH (NS1, vol 1 (1874), p6) with some support from TCB (vol 5, 'Chapman of London', p53)
(2) For middle section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Chapman of Resprin', p85)
(3) For lower section : BP1895 ('Chapman') with some support/input from TCB (vol 5, 'Chapman of St. Lucy's', p405)
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