Smythson Family History

Philip James Chabot

Male 1801 - 1868  (66 years)

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  • Name Philip James Chabot  [1
    Born 27 Nov 1801  [1
    Christened 20 Dec 1801  Spitalfields, Christchurch, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jan 1868  [1, 3
    Buried Abney Park Cemetery in Robert Westwood vault Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I656  Smythson Tree
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 

    Father Philip Chabot,   b. 15 May 1775,   d. 2 Nov 1832  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Parnell,   b. 10 Jul 1770, Christopher Alley, Shoreditch, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1804, Spitalfields, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 19 Jul 1800 
    Family ID F231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Maria Westwood,   d. 27 May 1877 
    Married 5 Jun 1839  Spitalfields, Christchurch, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
     1. Edith Chabot,   b. 20 Mar 1840,   d. 6 Apr 1905  (Age 65 years)
     2. Anna Maria Chabot,   b. 20 May 1842,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1832 6 Sep transcript from the Old Bailey. "William Austin was again indicted for stealing, on the 13 June, 1 watch, value 20s., the goods of Philip James Chabot....
      Philip James Chabot, My chambers are in Lincolns Inn New-square. This watch is mine - I missed that, and a quantity of plate." The thief was aged 19, and was found guilty and Transported for Fourteen Years.

      1832 Fathers will was proved including ..son Philip James Chabot of Lincolns Inn Esquire barrister at law.

      TNA has loads of references to him as he's an attorney and frequently pops up as a trustee etc.
      London Gazette also has him as solicitor in bankruptcy cases.
      There is also a Philip Chabot(could be Philip James or his father Philip) who had a partnership with a Robert Ponsonbt Staples late of City of Mexico, but now of City of London, luckily a late partnership as Staples now Insolvent, London Gazette issue 19128, 14 Feb 1834. .
      Philip's uncle James Chabot died in Mexico City.

      Plaque on southwall in Christ Church, Spitalfields near the Chabot family vault mentions his death date 11 Jan 1868 but also says he is interred in Abney Park Cemetery in the vault of Robert Westwood (his wife's family).

  • Sources 
    1. [S39] Chabot website, A Dutchman, (

    2. [S14] IGI, Parents Philip Chabot and Elizabeth (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S42] Monumental Inscription, Doncaster District Family History Society, Chabot family vault in Christ Church Spitalfields (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S14] IGI.