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STATISTICS SHOWING THE SURNAME DISTRIBUTION IN HISTORY AND AROUND THE WORLD

woodbullet.gif (174 bytes)The following is based on an analysis of LSD data from 1400's to 1700's.

Table 1. Chaffe/Chaffey/Chafe Surname Distribution by Town, Surname and Date (1567 to 1727)
Nearest Town Chafe Chafey Chaff Chaffe Chaffey Chaffie Chaffy Chafie Chafy Other Grand Total Percent First Instance Date
Buckfastleigh 29   109 271             409 19% 1567
Sherborne 2 5   24 77 26 69 24 5 1 233 11% 1600
Bishops Caundle   13    7 48 13 27 31 44   186 9% 1561
Exeter 30   14 38 1         33 118 6% 1475
London 20 13 9 8 20 2 5   2 16 100 5% 1598
Martock 1 1     57 18 8 1     90 4% 1550
Folke 11 7     24   13   32   87 4% 1633
Totnes 24   10 32             66 3% 1558
Corfe Castle   20     32 2 4 1     59 3% 1561
Dorchester   4     30 3 10 1 2   50 2% 1633
Bridport   4     33   5 2 1   46 2% 1648
South Petherton         28   8 1     37 2% 1620
Ivybridge 10   6 20             36 2% 1590
Sturminster Newton         19   5 4     30 1% 1635
Widecombe In the Moor 2   10 15             28 1% 1768
Somerton   3     15 1   4 2   25 1% 1599
Plymouth 5 1 3 11 1   2       23 1% 1731
Yeovil 1 2     12 1 3 1 2   22 1% 1593
Blandford Forum   2     11 1 2   1   19 1% 1657
Newton Abbot 8   4 7             19 1% 1669
Wareham   5     7 1 2   4   19 1% 1748
Corfe Mullen   2     14   1       17 1% 1746
Crewkerne       1 13           14 1% 1617
Ilminster 1 2     3     1 1 1 10 0% 1489
Shepton Mallet   1 1   3 4         9 0% 1570
Taunton 4   1 3 1           9 0% 1587
Chard         8           8 0% 1737
Shaftesbury         5 2         7 0% 1724
Poole   2     2   1   1   6 0% 1747
Gillingham         4           4 0% 1734
Wimborne Minister         4           4 0% 1737
Paignton     1 1             2 0% 1727
Other 35 23 13 21 113 14 25 20 37 20 321 15%  
Grand Total 183 110 181 459 585 88 190 91 134 92 2113 100%  
Percent 9% 5% 9% 22% 28% 4% 9% 4% 6% 4% 100%    
Note: Some names may be double counted.  Includes births, deaths, christenings, marriages and wills
  
Table 2. LDS Analysis: Chaffe/Chaffey/Chafe Surname Distribution by English Shire (1475 to 1799)
Shire Chaffe Chaffey Chafe Chaff Chaffy Chaffin Chafy Chafey Chafie Chaffie Chafin Chaffee Other Total Percent
Devon 416 16 129 163 3 4   2   2 1 11 14 761 38%
Dorset 32 190 14   101 22 97 50 61 34 30 7 1 639 32%
Somerset 4 160 8 3 31 29 5 12 10 28 6 7 3 306 15%
London 8 21 20 9 5 29 2 14   2 6 5 3 124 6%
Wiltshire   6       16   2     6     30 1%
Hampshire   8 5   1   1 4 1   3 1   24 1%
Kent 1 7       3 7 3           21 1%
Other  4 11 9 4   17 3 2   1 1 3 2 57 3%
Unknown 3 3 3 2   6   3   2   14 15 51 3%
Total 468 422 188 181 141 126 115 92 72 69 53 48 38 2013  
Percent 23% 21% 9% 9% 7% 6% 6% 5% 4% 3% 3% 2% 2%    
Note: Some names may be double counted.  Includes births, deaths, christenings, marriages and wills
  

Table 3. LDS Analysis: Chaffe/Chaffey/Chafe Surname Distribution by English Shire (1475 to 1799)

Town Chaffe Chaffey Chafe Chaff Chaffy Chaffin Chafy Chafey Chafie Chaffie Chavin Chaffee Other Total Percent Shire
Buckfastleigh 255   10 106                   371 18% Devon
Holwell/Sherborne 24 56 2   67 4   3 18 22 14     210 10% Dorset
Exeter 38 1 23 14                 3 79 4% Devon
Folke   17 11   10   30 4           72 4% Dorset
Bishops Caundle 2 5     4   20 5 14     1   51 3% Dorset
Stoke Sub Hamdon   42     1         6       49 2% Devon
London 6 7 14 4 1 7   5     3 1   48 2% London
Martock   14 1   7     1 1 11   4 3 42 2% Somerset
Corfe Castle   14           18           32 2% Dorset
Widecombe In The Moor 15   2 10                 1 28 1% Devon
Berry Pomeroy 6   21                     27 1% Devon
Ugborough 12   7 4                   23 1% Devon
Westminster   8 2 1   5 1 3   2 1     23 1% London
Bruton           18         4     22 1% Somerset
Long Sutton   14         2 1 4 1       22 1% Somerset
Rattery 14     7                   21 1% Devon
Dean Prior 10   6 3                   19 1% Devon
South Petherton   12     6       1         19 1% Somerset
Bishops Cannings   6         6   4         16 1% Dorset
Dartington 4   12                     16 1% Devon
Chettle           1         14     15 1% Dorset
Norton Sub Hamdon   14       1               15 1% Somerset
Dorchester   9     2   1 1   1       14 1% Dorset
Long Burton 1 3     1   6 2 1         14 1% Dorset
Bristol   7   1       2       3   13 1% Gloucester
Modbury 8   3 2                   13 1% Devon
Salisbury   2       7         3     12 1% Wiltshire
Totnes 8   1 3                   12 1% Devon
Yealmpton 7 1 1 1 2                 12 1% Devon
Crewkerne   11                       11 1% Somerset
Holnest   3         2 4 2         11 1% Dorset
Towns < 10 surnames 13 29 10 1   9 7 5 8 5   25 19 131 7%  
Unknown 45 147 62 24 40 74 40 38 19 21 14 14 12 550 27%  
Total 468 422 188 181 141 126 115 92 72 69 53 48 38 2013    
Percent 23% 21% 9% 9% 7% 6% 6% 5% 4% 3% 3% 2% 2%      
Note: Some names may be double counted.  Includes births, deaths, christenings, marriages and wills

Table 3a. LDS Analysis: Surname Distribution by Year of Occurrence (1475 to 1799)
Period Chaffe Chaffey Chafe Chaff Chaffy Chaffin Chafy Chafey Chaffie Chafin Chaffee Chave Chaf Chafee Chaffye Chafie Total
1450-1499       6                         6
1500-1549       4   6 1   1               12
1550-1599 40 3 12 1 4 4 27 1 7 4 3       1 12 79
1600-1649 163 27 40 9 31 21 12 10 23 29 21 1 1     35 260
1650-1699 71 44 44 59 52 22 12 13 25 14 4 8 1 1   11 310
1700-1749 66 115 54 56 26 25 36 15 8 4 4 14       10 367
1750-1799 128 233 38 46 28 37 27 53 5 2 16 4 1 1 2 4 497
Total 468 422 188 181 141 115 115 92 69 53 48 27 3 2 3 72 1531
Note: Some names may be double counted.  Includes births, deaths, christenings, marriages and wills

Table 4. LDS Analysis: Chafe "e" and Chaffee "ee" Name Distribution by English Shire (1475 to 1799)
County Chaffe Chafe Chaff Total %   Chaffey Chaffy Chafy Chafey Chafie Chaffie Chaffee Total %
Devonshire 416 129 163 708 92%   16 3   2   2 11 34 4%
Dorset 32 14   46 6% 190 101 97 50 61 34 7 540 65%
Somerset 4 8 3 15 2% 160 31 5 12 10 28 7 253 31%

woodbullet.gif (174 bytes)The following is based on a study of marriages and burials in Devon from 1754 to 1837.

Table 5. Chafe Surname Distribution (1754 to 1857)
   

Marriages

 

Burials

  Devon Devon Plymouth Devon
Surname 1754-1812 1813-1837 1837- 1813-1837
Chafe 17 2 3 4
Chafer 2   3  
Chafey 1      
Chaff 24 23 15 14
Chaffe 41 37 43 51
Chaffen   1    
Chaffer     1  
Chaffers   1 1  
Chaffety   1    
Chaffey 8 6 6  
Chaffie 1      
Chaffin 1      
Chaffle     1  
Chaffy 1      

woodbullet.gif (174 bytes)In the 1851-1901 UK Census, the following was the surname distribution Shire from Ancestry.com.

Table 6. Surname Distribution by UK Shire 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901 UK Census
1851 Census
UK Shire Chaffey Chaffe Chaff Chaffin Chaffy Chafee Chaffee Chafey Chafe Chafy Chafin Total Percent
Devon 20 80 96 3       3 3 1   206 29%
Dorset 148     6 20   2 2       178 25%
Somerset 77 1   27 6             111 15%
Middlesex 21 31 3 16 6     6       83 12%
Surrey 22 11 1 6 1   6 1       48 7%
Gloucestershire 12     9               21 3%
Lincolnshire           16     1     1 3%
Hampshire 16 1                   17 2%
Lancashire        9         5     14 2%
Kent 2 1   1 5             9 1%
Yorkshire         1 3 5         6 1%
Hertfordshire 1     2                 3 0%
Wiltshire       2               2 0%
Worcestershire 1                     1 0%
Total 320 125 100 81 39 19 13 12 9 1 0 700 100%
Percent 46% 17% 14% 11% 5% 0% 2% 2% 1% 0% 0% 100%  
Age at Time of Census
0-9 61 36 32 22 13   6 5       175 24%
10-19 68 31 17 9 8 8 3   3     139 20%
20-29 54 13 14 14 5 1 1 4 3     108 15%
30-39 43 12 11 15 3 6 2 1       87 13%
40-49 42 15 14 7 5 2 1 1 1     86 12%
50-59 16 7 6 8 3 1   1 2     43 6%
60-69 25 2 5 6           1   39 5%
>70 11 9 1   2 1           23 3%
Total 320 125 100 81 39 19 13 12 9 1   700 100%
Percent 46% 17% 14% 11% 5% 0% 2% 2% 1% 0% 0% 100%  
1861 Census
UK Shire Chaffey Chaffe Chaff Chaffin Chaffy Chafee Chaffee Chafey Chafe Chafy Chafin Total Percent
Devon 31 125 64 1         6 1   228 27%
Dorset 202     10 9     1 1     223 27%
Somerset 88   2 16 4     1   1   112 13%
Middlesex 17 19 1 8     1     3   49 6%
Lincolnshire 1     1   33     3 1   39 5%
Hampshire 13     3             4 16 2%
Surrey 10 2   6           1   19 2%
Somerset 9     8               17 2%
Gloucestershire 3   1 11               15 2%
Lancashire 1   1 10     2         14 2%
Middlesex 7 2   2               11 1%
Hampshire 11                     11 1%
Kent 8     1           1   10 1%
London 8   1 1               10 1%
Cambridgeshire                   5   5 1%
Warwickshire     5                 5 1%
Other 13 8 6 12   8   0   3   50 6%
Total 422 156 81 90 13 41 3 2 10 16 4 834 100%
Percent 51% 19% 10% 11% 2% 5% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0% 100%  
Age at Time of Census
0-9 105 36 17 13 5 15     2 3 1 196 24%
10-19 79 40 11 22   7   1 1 4 1 165 20%
20-29 61 23 14 11 4 5 2   2 2 2 124 15%
30-39 53 18 7 12 3 6   1 3 2   105 13%
40-49 50 17 11 9 1 3     2 2   95 11%
50-59 41 15 9 14   1       1   81 10%
60-69 14 5 8 6   1 1     2   37 4%
>70 19 2 4 3   3           31 4%
Total 422 156 81 90 13 41 3 2 10 16 4 834 100%
Percent 51% 19% 10% 11% 2% 5% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0% 100%  
1881 Census
UK Shire Chaffey Chaffe Chaff Chaffin Chaffy Chafee Chaffee Chafey Chafe Chafy Chafin Total Percent
Dorset 220     8 14     15   1   258 28%
Devon 29 120 70 1   1     6 1   228 25%
Somerset 95   1 24   3   1   2   126 14%
Middlesex 16 22 9 17   1           65 7%
Lincolnshire       1   33           34 4%
Surrey 16 9   7 1             33 4%
Hampshire 19 1 1 2             2 25 3%
London 6 7 2 2 1   1   3     22 2%
Yorkshire 1 10       4 2       2 19 2%
Gloucestershire 5   3 9 1             18 2%
Lancashire   3 2 5     7         17 2%
Suffolk     1 11   1           13 1%
Kent 9 1                   10 1%
Other 16 8 3 10 0 5 0 2 1 5 1 51 6%
Total 432 181 92 97 17 48 10 18 10 9 5 919 100%
Percent 47% 20% 10% 11% 2% 5% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 100%  
Age at Time of Census
0-9 113 53 22 13 2 13 1 5 0 1 0 223 24%
10-19 90 26 19 19 8 12 2 2 4 0 2 184 20%
20-29 63 37 14 23 1 7 0 5 0 3 0 153 17%
30-39 41 25 11 7 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 92 10%
40-49 50 13 6 18 2 4 0 1 3 0 0 97 11%
50-59 29 10 14 13 2 6 4 0 3 3 0 84 9%
60-69 28 10 5 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 52 6%
>70 18 7 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 34 4%
Total 432 181 92 97 17 48 10 18 10 9 5 919 100%
Percent 47% 20% 10% 11% 2% 5% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 100%  
1881 Census
UK Shire Chaffey Chaffe Chaff Chaffin Chaffy Chafee Chaffee Chafey Chafe Chafy Chafin Total Percent
Devon 30 148 48 1         4     231 26%
Dorset 194     12 6     5       217 25%
Somerset 94   1 30 2     5       132 15%
Middlesex 45 23 3 29 2             102 12%
Surrey 18 20 1 5           1   45 5%
Hampshire 32   5   1     1     4 39 4%
London 6 5   6       1 1     19 2%
Gloucestershire 7 4   5               16 2%
Kent 11                     11 1%
Lancashire     2 4   2 1         9 1%
Essex 8                     8 1%
Wiltshire 5   1             1   7 1%
Berkshire 5 1                    6 1%
Yorkshire 5 1                   6 1%
Cornwall   2 1                 3 0%
Other 13 8 4 7 1         2   35 4%
Total 473 212 66 99 12 2 1 12 5 4 4 886 100%
Percent 53% 24% 7% 11% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 100%  
Age at Time of Census
0-9 116 48 14 23 1     1     1 203 23%
10-19 100 50 12 21 3     2 2 1 2 191 22%
20-29 77 28 13 15 3     4 2   1 142 16%
30-39 52 32 8 13           1   106 12%
40-49 39 22 5 11 2     1 1 1   82 9%
50-59 43 11 3 10   2 1 0       70 8%
60-69 31 10 9 4 3     2   1   60 7%
>70 15 11 2 2       2       32 4%
Total 473 212 66 99 12 2 1 12 5 4 4 886 100%
Percent 53% 24% 7% 11% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 100%  
Family Relationship at Time of Census
Son 107 43 8 30       2       190 21%
Head 93 40 14 13 3     2   1   166 19%
Daughter 84 42 12 18 1     2       159 18%
Wife 81 32 11 11 2     2       139 16%
Boarder/Lodger 21 7 5 4 4   1 1 2 3   48 5%
Servant 18 8   3         1     30 3%
Grandson   3   1               4 0%
Inmate 1 1   2               4 0%
Nephew 2 2                   4 0%
Niece 5 2 1           1     9 1%
Patient 3     2               5 1%
Pauper 4 1                   5 1%
Other 11 5 4 4 1 2   2     4 27 3%
Unknown 43 26 11 12 1     1 1     95 11%
Total 69 212 66 100 12 2 1 12 5 4 4 890 100%
Percent 53% 24% 7% 11% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 100%  
1891 Census
UK Shire Chaffey Chaffe Chaff Chaffin Chaffy Chafee Chaffee Chafey Chafe Chafy Chafin Total Percent
Devon 27 205 16 1 1   8   4     262 23%
Dorset 217     8 4     2       231 20%
London 60 37 7 45   2 2     1 1 153 13%
Somerset 91 11 1 20       12     1 136 12%
Hampshire 49 9   2   6 6 2       68 6%
Surrey 18 6 11 5     4         44 4%
Essex 22   1 2   1     4     30 3%
Middlesex 6 2   3     12         23 2%
Yorkshire 7 10 4     21 2         23 2%
Buckinghamshire       20               20 2%
Gloucestershire 3 12   5               20 2%
Lancashire   2 2 6     8         18 2%
Wiltshire 16     1           1   18 2%
Kent 7   1 1         1   2 12 1%
Cornwall 1 9 1                 11 1%
Lincolnshire   1   1   27           9 1%
Hertfordshire 1     7                8 1%
Northumberland 7         1     1     8 1%
Oxfordshire 6                     6 1%
Other 22 4 2 7     2   1 1 1 33 3%
Total 560 308 46 134 5 8 44 16 11 3 5 1140 100%
Percent 49% 27% 4% 12% 0% 1% 4% 1% 1% 0% 0% 100%  
Age at Time of Census
0-9 131 66 12 38 1 18 12 3 4   1 269 24%
10-19 96 62 12 27 1 6 10 2     1 211 19%
20-29 109 60 8 16 1 7 4 5 2 1 2 209 18%
30-39 73 36 8 21 2 7 8 1 3     153 13%
40-49 56 32 5 17   7 4 3 1 1 1 123 11%
50-59 34 27   2   7 4 1 1     70 6%
60-69 35 11 1 9   4   1       57 5%
>70 26 14   4   2 2     1   48 4%
Total 560 308 46 134 5 58 44 16 11 3 5 1140 100%
Percent 49% 27% 4% 12% 0% 1% 4% 1% 1% 0% 0% 100%  
1901 Census
UK Shire Chaffey Chaffe Chaff Chaffin Chaffy Chafee Chaffee Chafey Chafe Chafy Chafin Total Percent
Devon 26 186 24           4 2   242 20%
Dorset 210     14       1        225 18%
London 58 41 6 31 5 16 3   1   3 164 13%
Somerset 103 3   18 1     2       127 10%
Hampshire 51 4   7 5       5   1 73 6%
London 18 15 1 6         1     41 3%
Surrey 10 11 8 4               33 3%
Essex 19 4   4         6     33 3%
Gloucestershire 17 11 1 3               32 3%
Lincolnshire 1 1       18   1     3 24 2%
Middlesex 4 6   7       1       18 1%
Wiltshire 14 3   1               18 1%
Durham 11   2       3   1     17 1%
Kent 12 3 1            1     17 1%
Hampshire 12 4             1       17 1%
Yorkshire 3 2       9      1     15 1%
Lancashire 1     6   2      2     11 1%
Dorset 9     2                      11 1%
Cornwall 1 3 2 2                    8 1%
Hertfordshire 1 2   5                    8 1%
Devon    7 1                         8 1%
Gloucestershire 1 2    2             1       6 0%
Oxfordshire 6                           6 0%
Nottinghamshire       6                  6 0%
Other 32 5 2 14   2 4   1 6   66 5%
Total 620 313 48 132 11 47 10 6 24 8 7 1226 100%
Percent 51% 26% 4% 11% 1% 4% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1% 100%  
Age at Time of Census
0-9 135 69 4 32 5 12 3 1 6   1 268 22%
10-19 138 69 9 26   13   2 5 3 2 267 22%
20-29 91 48 13 19 4 6 5 1 7 1 2 197 16%
30-39 88 50 5 23 1 7 1       1 176 14%
40-49 67 27 5 13   4   1 5     122 10%
50-59 49 23 9 9   5 1     4 1 101 8%
60-69 22 23   3 1     1 1     51 4%
>70 30 4 3 7               44 4%
Total 620 313 48 132 11 47 10 6 24 8 7 1226 100%
Percent 51% 26% 4% 11% 1% 4% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1% 100%  

woodbullet.gif (174 bytes)In the two US and US Census for the 1800's the following are the trends in the surname growth from Ancestry.com.

Table 6a. Surname Distribution in the UK and US based on Census Year
UK Chaffey Chaffe Chaff Chaffin Chaffy Chafee Chaffee Chafey Chafe Chafy Chafin Total
1851 320 125 100 81 39 19 13 12 9 1 0 700
1861 422 156 81 90 13 41 3 2 10 16 4 843
1871 432 181 92 97 17 48 10 18 10 9 5 919
1881 473 212 66 99 12 2 1 12 5 4 4 886
1891 560 308 46 134 5 8 44 16 11 3 5 1140
1901 620 313 48 132 11 47 10 6 24 8 7 1226
US Chaffey Chaffe Chaff Chaffin Chaffy Chafee Chaffee Chafey Chafe Chafy Chafin Total
1790* 5 0 0 95 5 140 160 5 0 0 5 415
1810* 50 110 10 165 10 30 315 35 50 10 100 885
1850 36 74 7 807 32 298 779 116 14 10 300 4323
1870 97 135 30 1035 33 307 1323 86 0 14 594 5524
1880 82 258 30 1447 7 303 1925 122 6 0 798 6858
1900 155 159 102 2139 8 268 1842 167 37 9 1154 7940
1930 308 167 114 4029 12 223 2570 212 163 12 1666 11406
* early census only recorded family heads.  Assumed 5 persons per family
Ancestrycomresults.jpg (126941 bytes)A map of the UK and the US showing the family 
surname distribution was taken from Ancestry.com

woodbullet.gif (174 bytes)Commonwealth and US Family Members who died in WWI and WWII:  

Table 7. Chaffey/Chaffe/Chafe/Chaffee/Chafey's Who Died in WWI and WWII
Surname Rank Date of Death Age Regiment Nationality
CHAFFEY, GEORGE HENRY Private 21/10/1914 Unknown Middlesex Regiment UK
CHAFFEY, WALTER FRANCIS Private 22/04/1915 24 CDN Infantry (Manitoba Regt.) CDN
CHAFFEY, STEPHEN JOHN Lance Corporal 27/08/1915 35 York and Lancaster Regiment UK
CHAFFEY, WILLIAM JOHN Sapper 22/11/1915 Unknown Royal Engineers UK
CHAFFEY, GEORGE Private 07/07/1916 28 Royal Sussex Regiment UK
CHAFFEY, EDWARD Private 09/11/1916 Unknown Gloucestershire Regiment UK
CHAFFEY, J F Private 12/01/1917 Unknown CDN Infantry CDN
CHAFFEY, CHARLES RUSSELL Second Lieutenant 10/03/1917 28 Manchester Regiment UK
CHAFFEY, GEORGE FREDERICK Private 25/04/1917 22 London Regt (Artists' Rifles) UK
CHAFFEY, CLIFFORD WILLIAM Private 07/06/1917 Unknown Australian Infantry, A.I.F AUS
CHAFFEY, HENRY PERCIVAL Second Lieutenant 10/08/1917 22 Honourable Artillery Company UK
CHAFFEY, WILFRED JOHN Lance Corporal 21/11/1917 29 Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own) UK
CHAFFEY, ARTHUR JAMES Private 03/12/1917 19 Royal Newfoundland Regiment CDN
CHAFFEY, J Private 03/04/1918 21 Dorsetshire Regiment UK
CHAFFEY, RICHARD Private 30/05/1918 20 North Staffordshire Regiment UK
CHAFFEY, GLENN W. PFC 30/09/1918   California - 363rd Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division, Romagne, France US
CHAFFEY, HARWARD EASTMAN Lieutenant 27/10/1918 20 Royal Air Force UK
CHAFFEY, WILLIAM THOMAS Corporal 02/11/1918 24 Royal Garrison Artillery UK
CHAFFEY, WILLIAM GEORGE Lance Bombardier 30/05/1940 33 Royal Artillery UK
CHAFFEY, ELIZABETH Civilian 01/08/1940 49 Civilian War Dead UK
CHAFFEY, ARTHUR VIVAN KNIGHT (GERRY) Flying Officer (Pilot) 08/11/1940 21 Royal Air Force UK
CHAFFEY, SAMUEL ARTHUR Civilian 04/05/1941 49 Civilian War Dead UK
CHAFFEY, FLORENCE Civilian 25/05/1942 60 Civilian War Dead UK
CHAFFEY, GEORGE HENRY Pilot Officer 31/05/1942 24 Royal CDN Air Force CDN
CHAFFEY, FREDERIC MUNROE Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) 24/05/1943 33 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve UK
CHAFFEY, HECTOR CLAYTON Sergeant (Air Gnr.) 30/09/1944 21 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve UK
           
CHAFFE, PERCY Lance Corporal 12/10/1916 Unknown Hampshire Regiment UK
CHAFFE, A R Private 30/11/1916 Unknown Middlesex Regiment UK
CHAFFE, HERBERT WALTER Private 15/12/1916 20 Gloucestershire Regiment UK
CHAFFE, WILLIAM ALFRED GEORGE Private 27/05/1940 21 The Queen's Royal Regt (West Surrey) UK
CHAFFE, HERBERT WILLIAM Electrical Artificer 1st Class 31/03/1941 38 Royal Navy UK
CHAFFE, RONALD IVOR Squadron Leader 22/02/1942 27 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve UK
CHAFFE, ARTHUR ERNEST Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) 22/01/1944 21 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve UK
CHAFFE, GEORGE Flight Sergeant (Air Gnr.) 01/07/1944 33 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve UK
CHAFFE, GEORGE RICHARD Flying Officer 20/08/1944 21 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve UK
CHAFFE, JOHN Private 27/10/1945 43 Royal Army Pay Corps UK
           
CHAFE, WILLIAM HENRY Seaman 03/02/1915 21 Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve CDN
CHAFE, ERNEST LESLIE Private 01/07/1916 25 Royal Newfoundland Regiment CDN
CHAFE, EDWARD BARTLETT Sergeant 13/11/1916 Unknown CDN Infantry CDN
CHAFE, JACK Seaman 04/05/1917 22 Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve CDN
CHAFE, W A Private 06/11/1917 26 CDN Infantry (Quebec Regt.) CDN
CHAFE, GEORGE Private 13/04/1918 35 Royal Newfoundland Regiment CDN
CHAFE, LEO THOMAS Gunner 28/06/1941 19 Royal Artillery UK
CHAFE, ALBERT Fireman 29/06/1941 32 CDN Merchant Navy- SS Grayburn CDN
CHAFE, ROBERT Seaman 18/05/1946 27 Royal Naval Patrol Service UK
           
CHAFFEE, DAVIS E ENS 09/05/1943   Ohio - US Naval Reserve, Bomber Squadron 5, USS Yorktown, Philippines US
CHAFFEE, EDWARD D CPL 20/04/1944   California - 831st Bomber Squadron, 485th Bomber Group, Carthage, Tunisia  US
CHAFFEE, PHILLIP E PFC 20/09/1944   Washington D.C. - United States Marine Corps, Manila  US
CHAFFEE, GEORGE E PVT 18/04/1945   California - 265th Engineer Combat Battalion, 65th Infantry Division, St. Avold, France US
           
CHAFEY, C W Private 29/05/1916 Unknown Royal Fusiliers UK
CHAFEY, HERBERT EDGAR Lance Corporal 16/06/1916 20 Gloucestershire Regiment UK
CHAFEY, C Lance Corporal 05/09/1916 Unknown Devonshire Regiment UK
CHAFEY, STANLEY Corporal 14/12/1944 26 Royal Corps of Signals UK
Table 8. UK National Archives for Chaffey/Chaffe/Chafe's Who Were Awarded Medals in WWI
Last First Corps Rank
Chafe Alfred Gloucestershire Regiment Private
Chafe Archibald H Newfoundland Forestry Corps Private
Chafe Benjamin Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chafe Edward Leslie Royal Engineers Pioneer
Chafe Eric R A Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chafe Ernest F Royal Newfoundland Regiment Corporal
Chafe Ernest L Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chafe Fredk H Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chafe Fried Royal Newfoundland Regiment Acting Corporal
Chafe George Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chafe Henry R Newfoundland Forestry Corps Private
Chafe Howard Newfoundland Forestry Corps Private
Chafe Jacob Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chafe Laurence Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chafe Martin F Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chafe Robert G Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chafe Ronald M Royal Newfoundland Regiment Second Lieutenant
Chafe Samuel Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chafe Solomon Newfoundland Forestry Corps Private
Chafe Walter C Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chafey Alfred Labour Corps 602nd Company ex King's Royal Rifle Corps Private
Chafey Arthur W Royal Fusiliers Private
Chafey Charles W 1st Royal Fusiliers Private
Chafey Clifford Devonshire Regiment Lance Corporal
Chafey George H Royal Field Artillery Gunner
Chafey Herbert E Gloucestershire Regiment Lance Corporal
Chafey L P Royal Horse Artillery Corporal
Chafey Leonard Royal Horse Artillery Bombardier
Chaff Ernest The Queen's Regiment Private
Chaff Frederick George Royal Garrison Artillery 2nd Depot Corporal
Chaffe Albert E 1st Hampshire Regiment Private
Chaffe Alfred Army Service Corps Driver
Chaffe Arnold J Royal Engineers Pioneer
Chaffe Arthur R Middlesex Regiment Private
Chaffe C Royal Garrison Artillery Corporal
Chaffe Clarence Royal Garrison Artillery Sergeant
Chaffe Edward Royal Garrison Artillery Gunner
Chaffe Ernest Devonshire Regiment Private
Chaffe Ernest S Royal Field Artillery Driver
Chaffe Ernest W Royal Field Artillery Driver
Chaffe Frederick G Devonshire Regiment Private
Chaffe Frederick G Royal Garrison Artillery Corporal
Chaffe George 57th Field Company Royal Engineers Lance Corporal
Chaffe George D 2nd Devonshire Regiment Private
Chaffe George F 3rd Battalion Royal West Surrey Regiment Private
Chaffe George R Army Service Corps Private
Chaffe Harry Royal Garrison Artillery Gunner
Chaffe Henry Royal Garrison Artillery Gunner
Chaffe Henry C 12th Hampshire Regiment Lance Corporal
Chaffe John H Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry Corporal
Chaffe Lewis E Devonshire Regiment Private
Chaffe Octarius H The Queen's Regiment Serjeant
Chaffe Percy 2nd Hampshire Regiment Lance Corporal
Chaffe R C Bedfordshire Regiment Private
Chaffe R R Royal Garrison Artillery Serjeant
Chaffe Reginald King's Royal Rifle Corps Private
Chaffe Reginald R Royal Garrison Artillery Gunner
Chaffe Robert H Royal Army Service Corps Private
Chaffe W T Royal Garrison Artillery Gunner
Chaffe Walter H Gloucestershire Regiment Private
Chaffe Walter H Royal Fusiliers Private
Chaffe William Royal Warwickshire Regiment Private
Chaffe William Army Service Corps Pioneer
Chaffe William E Royal Army Medical Corps Private
Chaffe William G Royal Engineers Sapper
Chaffe William H Royal Engineers Sapper
Chaffe William J Royal Berkshire Regiment Private
Chaffe William J H Army Service Corps Private
Chaffe William T London Regiment Private
Chaffe William T Royal Garrison Artillery Bombardier
Chaffee Edythe M French Red Cross  
Chaffey A H Royal Engineers Sapper
Chaffey Albert 9th Suffolk Regiment Private
Chaffey Alfred Royal Field Artillery Gunner
Chaffey Alfred J Labour Corps Private
Chaffey Alfred Joseph Royal Army Service Corps Second Lieutenant
Chaffey Arthur Machine Gun Corps Private
Chaffey Arthur J Royal Engineers Sapper
Chaffey Arthur J Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chaffey Arthur J Lancashire Fusiliers Private
Chaffey Arthur R Worcestershire Regiment Private
Chaffey Arthur W Dorsetshire Regiment Private
Chaffey Augustus R Norfolk Regiment Private
Chaffey C R 7th Battalion Canadian Infantry Private
Chaffey Cecil Wiltshire Regiment Private
Chaffey Charles Army Service Corps Private
Chaffey Charles F W Royal Flying Corps Private
Chaffey Chesley G Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chaffey David J Wiltshire Regiment Private
Chaffey Donald Royal Army Veterinary Corps Private
Chaffey E A Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Assistant Matron
Chaffey E A Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Acting Sister
Chaffey Edgar D Royal Newfoundland Regiment Private
Chaffey Edgar F Royal Berkshire Regiment Private
Chaffey Edward 1st London Regiment Corporal
Chaffey Edward Gloucestershire Regiment Private
Chaffey Ernest Royal Army Veterinary Corps Private
Chaffey Francis H Army Service Corps Private
Chaffey Frank West Yorkshire Regiment Lance Corporal
Chaffey Frederick Northamptonshire Regiment Private
Chaffey Frederick Royal Horse Artillery Gunner
Chaffey Frederick J London Regiment Private
Chaffey Fredk George Scottish Rifles  
Chaffey George Royal Defence Corps 253rd Provisional Company Private
Chaffey George Hampshire Regiment Private
Chaffey George Royal Sussex Regiment Private
Chaffey George Royal Field Artillery Driver
Chaffey George F London Regiment Private
Chaffey George H Middlesex Regiment Private
Chaffey Harold E R Dorsetshire Regiment Private
Chaffey Harry Royal Field Artillery Gunner
Chaffey Harry Royal Army Medical Corps Private
Chaffey Henry Suffolk Regiment Private
Chaffey Henry Royal Engineers Sapper
Chaffey Henry J Somerset Light Infantry Private
Chaffey Henry Percival Honourable Artillery Company Sergeant
Chaffey Herbert P Somerset Light Infantry Second Lieutenant
Chaffey Hough John  Royal Naval Air Service Second Lieutenant
Chaffey James Machine Gun Corps Private
Chaffey James E Newfoundland Forestry Corps Private
Chaffey Jesse Dorsetshire Regiment Private
Chaffey John H East Yorkshire Regiment Private
Chaffey John W Royal Engineers Sergeant
Chaffey Joseph Royal Engineers Sapper
Chaffey Joseph H Somerset Light Infantry Private
Chaffey Leslie C Hampshire Regiment Private
Chaffey MacKie Benjamin  Wiltshire Regiment Private
Chaffey May Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps Worker
Chaffey Montague P Royal Engineers Sapper
Chaffey Percy North Staffordshire Regiment Private
Chaffey Reginald Royal Army Medical Corps Private
Chaffey Reginald B Army Service Corps Private
Chaffey Reginald W Hampshire Regiment Private
Chaffey Richard L North Staffordshire Regiment Private
Chaffey S J West Somerset Yeomanry Private
Chaffey Samuel West Somerset Yeomanry Private
Chaffey Sidney Labour Corps Private
Chaffey Sidney G Army Service Corps Private
Chaffey Sidney H Royal Engineers Sapper
Chaffey Stephen J York and Lancaster Regiment Lance Corporal
Chaffey Sydney Labour Corps ex Welsh Regiment Private
Chaffey Thomas Rifle Brigade Private
Chaffey Thomas J Dorset Yeomanry Acting Sergeant
Chaffey Thomas W C Royal Fusiliers Sergeant
Chaffey Thomas William Army Cyclist Corps Private
Chaffey W A Royal Warwickshire Regiment Temporary Second Lieutenant
Chaffey W H J Army Service Corps Acting Sergeant
Chaffey W J Dorset Yeomanry Lance Corporal Acting Corporal
Chaffey Walter E Royal Field Artillery Gunner
Chaffey Walter G Dorsetshire Regiment Private
Chaffey Wesley Army Service Corps Private
Chaffey Wilfred J Dorset Yeomanry Private
Chaffey William Durham Light Infantry Private
Chaffey William Labour Corps Private
Chaffey William Arthur 11th Hussars Private
Chaffey William J Dorsetshire Regiment Private
Chaffey William Thomas Royal Garrison Artillery Corporal

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