James Champion VC1,2

M, b. 1834, d. 4 May 1904

FatherWilliam Champion3 b. 26 Apr 1807, d. 24 Oct 1883
MotherMary Ann Wake4 b. 1805, d. 1873
James Champion VC|b. 1834\nd. 4 May 1904|p68.htm|William Champion|b. 26 Apr 1807\nd. 24 Oct 1883|p71.htm|Mary Ann Wake|b. 1805\nd. 1873|p86.htm|Francis H. Champion|b. 1777|p114.htm|Ann Wassell|b. 4 Sep 1785|p115.htm|Edward Wake|b. 1778|p106.htm|Ruth (?)|b. 1781|p107.htm|

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Birth*1834, Hammersmith, London, Middlesex, England1,2 
Baptism25 May 1834, St Paul, Hammersmith, Middlesex, England4 
Milit-Beg*17 September 18511 
Military Service*25 April 1854, embarked for the Crimea in HT "Shooting Star".1 
Military Service1 April 1855, promoted to sergeant1 
Residence*11 November 1856, Brook Green, England, both Sarah Hamblin and James Champion gave Brook Green as their residence at the time of marriage., Principal=Sarah Hamblin3 
Marriage*11 November 1856, St Stephen, Shepherds Bush, Middlesex, England, age given as 23 for James Champion and 22 for Sarah Hamblin. The marriage was by Licence and the registrar was W L Collett., Principal=Sarah Hamblin, Witness=Emma Lucy Champion1,3
Occupation18 October 1857, Sergeant Major 8th Hussars.5 
Anecdote*8 September 1858, typed transcripts that were in the Marshall tree family tree folder when I inherited it. They relate to James Champion and his military career. The scanned copies may not be very good as the originals in some cases are difficult.6
Military Service8 September 1858, won VC in Indian Mutiny campaign at Beejapore.1 
Military Service1 October 1858, promoted to Regimental Sergeant-Major1 
Military ServiceJanuary 1861, awarded VC.1 
Milit-End*23 December 1873, retired from military service - time expired. Was RSM of the Cheltenham Troop, Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Yeomanry from 1873 to 1883.1 
Census 1891*5 April 1891, New Road, Edmonton, Middlesex, England, age given as 57.2
Occupation*5 April 1891, steward.2 
Death*4 May 1904, 37 Dewhurst Road, South Hammersmith, London, England1 

Family

Sarah Hamblin b. 1834, d. 1901
Marriage*11 November 1856, St Stephen, Shepherds Bush, Middlesex, England, age given as 23 for James Champion and 22 for Sarah Hamblin. The marriage was by Licence and the registrar was W L Collett., Principal=Sarah Hamblin, Witness=Emma Lucy Champion1,3
Children

Citations:

  1. [S15] Peter David Marshall "Folder of research completed by Peter Marshall and passed to Jane Marshall."
  2. [S18] 1891 for Marie House, New Road, Edmonton, Middlesex (online image) "Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 1082; Folio 155; Page 15; GSU roll: 6096192.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1891 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
    Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1891."
  3. [S17] Marriage Register, St Stephen, Shepherds Bush, 1754-1921 "Source Citation: London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Stephen, Shepherds Bush, Register of marriages, P80/STE, Item 013
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
    Original data: Church of England Parish Registers, 1754-1921. London Metropolitan Archives, London."
  4. [S4] IGI "Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C02779-0 System Origin: England-EASy Source Film Number: 1966218 Reference Number: item 2 p 87."
  5. [S19] Baptism Register, St Stephen, Shepherds Bush, 1813-1906 "Source Citation: London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Stephen, Shepherds Bush, Register of baptisms, P80/STE, Item 002
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
    Original data: Board of Guardian Records, 1834-1906 and Church of England Parish Registers, 1754-1906. London Metropolitan Archives, London."
  6. [S15] Peter David Marshall "Anecdotes from Peter Marshall's family tree folder. Unknown as to the origin."
  7. [S16] General Registry Office Indexes "GRO Regimental Birth Indices (1761 to 1924) - Emma L M Champion 1861."
  8. [S16] General Registry Office Indexes "GRO Regimental Birth Indices (1761 to 1924) - Beejapore F F Champion 1863."
  9. [S16] General Registry Office Indexes "GRO Regimental Birth Indices (1761 to 1924) - William E Champion 1865."
  10. [S20] 1881 Census for The Slad, Painswick, Gloucestershire (online image) "Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 2542; Folio: 139; Page: 27; GSU roll: 1341613.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1881 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004."
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