When George Chalder was born on 4 November 1733, in Arkengarthdale, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Matthew Chalder, was 29 and his mother, Thamar Slack, was 24. He married Mary Hall on 1 December 1755, in Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He died in August 1782, at the age of 48, and was buried in Arkengarthdale, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.
English (Dorset and Somerset): from an agent derivative of Old English (ge)cealcian ‘to whiten’, an occupational name denoting a whitewasher, or, in areas adjacent to chalk uplands, a topographic name for a dweller on the chalk.
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