Ethel Jarvis, born in 1894 in Rotherham, is my second cousin, twice removed and daughter of Eliza Jane Bowler Crossland and Frank Jarvis.
In 1916, Ethel married Godfrey James Chapman, in Rotherham and together they issued one son called, James R. Chapman.
Obituaries for Ethel and Godfrey can be read below.
THE ADVERTISER, SAT., AUG. 14th, 1954
CHAPMAN. – Suddenly, August 12th, at Havelock Bungalow, 55, Shenstone Road, Rotherham, Godfrey James, beloved husband of Ethel and father of Jim (Canada). Cremation 12 noon at City Road, Sheffield, Monday, August 16th; cut flowers by request.
MR. G. J. CHAPMAN
The death occurred suddenly on Thursday of Mr. Godfrey James Chapman (59), of 55, Shenstone Road, Rotherham.
Mr. Chapman, who was employed by Messrs. Steel, Peech and Tozer as a tool maker, had been at work the previous day. He leaves a widow and one son, who is married and has three children, and is living in Canada.
Mr. Chapman had worked for 14 years at Messrs. Steel, Peech and Tozer’s, going there from the Rotherham Forge and Rolling Mills as a maintenance fitter, in which capacity he had been employed at the Forge, where he had worked for about 20 years. In his younger days he was a keen football and billiards player.
Cremation will take place at Sheffield on Monday.
THE ADVERTISER, SAT., AUGUST 21st, 1954.
MR. G. J. CHAPMAN
Cremation took place at Sheffield on Monday of Mr. Godfrey James Chapman (59), of Havelock Bungalow, 55, Shenstone Road, Rotherham, who died at his home on Thursday week. The mourners were Mrs. E. Chapman (widow); Mr. and Mrs. H. Chapman, Mr. and Mrs. F. Chapman, Mr. and Mrs. H. Chapman, Mr. G. Jarvis, Mr. E. Barron, Mr. P. Barron, Mrs. M. Baty, Mrs. M. Rodgers, Mr. and Mrs. J. Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Hallatt, Mr. Popplewell, Mrs. Downing, and Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy.
THE ADVERTISER, SAT., JULY 1st, 1961
CHAPMAN. – On June 27th, at Rotherham Hospital, Doncaster Gate, Ethel, aged 67, of 10, Victoria Avenue, Rotherham, wife of the late James, passed peacefully away. Cremation Friday, June 30th.