Charles Augustus Shapcote .
Born 1829 in South Damerel, Devon
His parents were Thomas Shapcote and Harriet Leaver.
Charles Augustus Shapcote married Isabella Kennedy 4 July 1861 in the Parish Church
of St Mary, Devonport, Devon.
Children of Charles Augustus Shapcote and Isabella Kennedy:
1. Charles Edward Shapcott
Born: 28 May 1862, Stoke Damerel, Devon
Baptised: 4 July 1862, St James The Great, Stoke Damerel, Devon
Died: 1864, Stoke Damerel (aged 2)
2. Henry Shapcote
Born: 27 February 1868, Stoke Damerel, Devon
3. Arthur Kennedy Shapcott
Born: 6 May 1872, Stoke Damerel, Devon
After their marriage Charles and Isabella set up home in Swilly Cottage, in South
On the 1871 Census they are recorded as living at:
5 Stoke Terrace, Stoke Damerel, Devonport, Devon
Ref: RG10; Piece: 2136; Folio: 27; Page: 46; GSU roll: 832032.
Charles A. Shapcote
Sarah A. Kennedy
Retired Paymaster R.N.
East Stonehouse, Devon
The 1881 Census shows they had moved house to:
9 Mount Edgecumbe Terrace, Stoke, Devon
Ref: RG11; Piece: 2212; Folio: 18; Page: 39; GSU roll: 1341533.
Mary G. Strong
Paymaster R.N. Retired
Stoke Damerel, Devon
In “Kelly’s Directory of Devon - 1883” there are entries for:
C.A. Shapcote Supt. Sec.& Treas. of Royal Sailors Home, Duke Street, Devonport
C.A. Shapcote Fleet Paym. - 9 Mount Edgcumbe Terrace, Devonport
In “Kelly’s Directory of Devon - 1888” there are entries for:
Chas. A. Shapcote Supt. Sec.& Treas. of Royal Sailors Home, Duke Street
Chas. Shapcote - 9 Mount Edgcumbe Terr. Stoke
The 1891 Census shows the family still living in the same house:
Ref: RG12; Piece: 1745; Folio 6; Page 6; GSU roll: 6096855.
Tutor (BA Cambridge)
St Austell, Cornwall
Isabella Shapcote died on the 6th May 1891, at home in Stoke Damerel.
Charles Augustus was to remarry 9 years later.
Charles A. Shapcote married Ellen Agnes ................? in 1889 in Devonport (the
marriage was registered in the December Quarter).
We do not know Ellen’s surname, or anything much about her, however, she must have
been somewhat younger than Charles.
Charles Augustus Shapcote died on the 18th November 1909 in hospital in Devonport.
His address was still 9 Mount Edgecumbe Terrace, Stoke, Devon.
His widow Agnes Ellen acted as an executor of his Will together with Henry Shapcote
- M.A. Schoolmaster (his son).
He left the sum of £5,786.
Ellen outlived her husband by many years. She died on the 2nd August 1957, in Pennsylvania
Nursing Home, Heavitree, Exeter.
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