Anne Elizabeth Chater

21 October 1836–
Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England

The Life of Anne Elizabeth

When Anne Elizabeth Chater was born on 21 October 1836, in Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England, her father, James Chater, was 26 and her mother, Rebecca Viccars, was 29. She married William Lea in March 1859, in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bethnal Green St Matthew, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and City of London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

William Lea
Anne Elizabeth Chater
Marriage: March 1859
William Chater Lea
Thomas James Lea
Annie R.D. Lea
Edith Amy Lea
Georgiana J. Lea

Spouse and Children

March 1859
Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    James Chater


    Rebecca Viccars




World Events (8)


Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 18

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 44

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

French: according to Morlet, a derivative of Chaye, which represents Latin cavea ‘cave’, as found in the name of the church Saint-Crespin-en-Chaye at Soissons, Aisne.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Annie E Plumb in household of George T Plumb, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Annie E Plumb in household of George T Plumb, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Elizabeth Chater, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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