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This is page 3 of 4 tracing the history of the Tippins family. Originally from the Shoreditch and Hackney areas of London, it shows the branches that moved to Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Lancashire and Sleaford, Lincolnshire as well as the link by marriage to the Chapple family  If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse the Tippins pages by clicking the forward/back arrows or following the numbered e.g. [2] or parental [Parents] links.

The Tippins Family of Shoreditch, London

Third Generation (continued)

7.Link to census Thomas TIPPINS [Parents]. Baptized 6/2/1848 in West Hackney Church, London. Thomas died quarter ending June 1895, age 47. Occupation: Vellum binder.

On 25/3/1877, when Thomas was age 29, he married Annie SMITH at St Mark’s, Dalston. Annie was born about 1851 in Southwold, Suffolk. It is not known when she died.

They had the following children, all born in Hackney:


(1) Ethel Annie, born quarter ending June 1878. (2) Thomas W, born about 1880. (3) Horace Alfred, born quarter ending June 1884.
(4) Frank, born about 1887.


8.Link to census Samuel Thomas TIPPINS [Parents]. Born quarter ending March 1846 in Spitalfields, Middlesex & died quarter ending March 1925 in Fulham, age 79. Occupation: Boot maker.


On 23/12/1866, when Samuel Thomas was age 20, he married Mary Ann HAYES at St James, Shoreditch. Born about 1847 in Bermondsey, Mary Ann died there quarter ending December 1915, age about 67.


They had the following children:


(1) Walter William [10] (2) Matilda, born quarter ending March 1871 in Bow & died quarter ending December 1871 in Bethnal Green. (3) Arthur Samuel, born quarter ending December 1873 in Hackney & died quarter ending March 1890 in West Ham, age about 16. (4) Rosina, born quarter ending September 1877 in Westminster. (5) Florence, born quarter ending June 1879 in Westminster. (6) Ada, born quarter ending June 1880 in Westminster & died there quarter ending March 1881.

Fourth Generation

9.Link to census Herbert Frank TIPPINS [Parents]. Born 15/6/1874 in Chorlton upon Medlock, Lancashire. Herbert died 22/2/1959 in Sale, Cheshire. An entry in the England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) reads: “TIPPINS Herbert Frank of 111 Marsland Road Sale Cheshire died 22 February 1959 at Withington Hospital Manchester 20 Probate Manchester 23 April to Geraldine Mary Tippins widow. Effects £1565 12s. 6d.” (The equivalent of around £33,000 today.) Occupation: Plumber.

In quarter ending March 1900, when Herbert was age 25, he married Ann Emma PENNOCK in Chorlton. Ann Emma was born quarter ending March 1875 in Manchester & died quarter ending September 1901 in Chorlton upon Medlock, age 26.

They had no children.


On 16/6/1917, when Herbert Frank was age 43, he married Geraldine Mary CAMPBELL (a widow, nee O’Halloran) in Rangoon, Burma where Herbert owned and ran a successful sanitary and plumbing business. Geraldine was born 28/2/1891 in Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland & died 26/3/1982 in Sale Cheshire, age 91.

They had the following children:


(1) Marion Frances, born 3/4/1918 in Burma and died 1/1/1990 in Somerset, age 71. (2) Frank, born about 1920.


10. Link to censusWalter William TIPPINS [Parents]. Born quarter ending March 1868 in Spitalfields, Middlesex & died quarter ending September 1948 in Edmonton, age 80. Occupation: Fish porter.


In the quarter ending June 1892, when Walter William was age about 24, he married Alice WALKER in West Ham, Essex. Alice was born about 1870 in Islington, Middlesex. It is not known when she died.


They had the following children:


(1) Emily May, born quarter ending June 1892 in Stratford. (2) Elizabeth Alice, born quarter ending March 1895 in West Ham & died there quarter ending September 1895. (3) Florence Emmeline, born 18/2/1896 in Stratford & died October 1989 in Newham, age 93. In the quarter ending December 1916, when Florence Emmeline was age 20, she married Charles Robert LOOKER  in West Ham. Born 26/12/1894 in Buckden, Huntingdonshire, Charles Robert died 1974 in Newham, age about 79. Charles & Florence had 5 children, all of whom may still be alive so are not shown. (4) Walter George Leslie [11].

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